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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A California man seeking sex with Texas children has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to get women online to arrange the encounters. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Monday sentenced 34-year-old Jeffrey Todd Howard of Los Angeles...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A small electrical fire has slightly damaged a University of Texas at Austin academic building and left one person with minor injuries. UT spokeswoman Cindy Posey says Tuesday morning's evacuation of Painter Hall initially was reported as a hazardous...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a state district judge in Corpus Christi was found dead from a gunshot wound in his chambers. Nueces County Sheriff Jim Kaelin says State District Judge Tom Greenwell was found dead from a gunshot wound Monday night. The newspaper...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - A convicted sex offender accused of sexually assaulting two southeast Missouri children has been ordered to spend more than 100 years in federal prison. Forty-six-year-old Jeffrey Shelton was sentenced in federal court in Cape Girardeau to 120 years on...
WYLIE, Texas (AP) - A third big cat has died at a North Texas animal sanctuary where officials are trying to stop the spread of canine distemper. A spokeswoman for In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in Wylie says a male tiger named Abrams died Monday. Lisa...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A disturbance call in San Antonio has led to the fatal shooting of a man by police after he stole and wrecked a patrol vehicle. San Antonio police say the two officers involved in the incident early Tuesday weren't hurt and have been placed on administrative...
COPPELL, Texas (AP) - A Dallas-area police official who resigned had faced allegations that he let another officer view nude cellphone photos of a teenage assault suspect. Records show Coppell (kuh-PEHL') Deputy Chief Matt Kosec quit April 9. The Dallas Morning News (http://...
HARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Police say the deaths of an ailing woman and her husband whose bodies were found in their burned South Texas house apparently involved a murder-suicide. Harlington police Sgt. Dave Osborne says it appears a man believed to be a homeowner Art Cohan killed...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are seeking a 17-year-old girl's stepfather over the fatal shooting of her biological dad as the men argued in front of the youth. Police on Tuesday identified the fugitive as 45-year-old Alain Delon Bell as investigators tried to determine what...