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MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas jury is to hear closing arguments in the weeklong trial of a former South Texas deputy sheriff charged in a drug conspiracy. The closings are scheduled for Tuesday in the trial of former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy Jorge Garza. Garza's...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to 18 months in state jail for beating and neglecting his wife's 4-year-old Labrador retriever. Witnesses told San Antonio police that 32-year-old Joe Anthony Rabago of San Antonio told them he could do whatever he wanted...
WACO, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers have turned up no evidence linking a former paramedic from a small Central Texas town to a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town. The West Fertilizer plant explosion April 17 killed 15 people, injured hundreds and devastated a...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man wanted in the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her adult daughter at the mobile home they once shared has surrendered. Angelina County jail records show 37-year-old Kevin Jabbar McKelvey of Lufkin was being held without bond Tuesday...
DALLAS (AP) - Police say a dead fetus has been discovered in the bathroom of a Dallas hospital and that they're questioning a teenager believed to be the mother. The fetus was found Tuesday morning in a bathroom near the emergency room at Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Legislature has adjourned, ending the third special session of the year after passing a major transportation measure. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus declared the session over late Monday after lawmakers approved a...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush has successfully undergone a heart procedure after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery. Bush spokesman Freddy Ford says a stent was inserted during a procedure Tuesday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. The...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas businessman who provided digital services to the Houston Independent School District will pay $400,000 to settle civil allegations of filing false claims. The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday announced the settlement with Larry Lehmann of Giddings...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have identified a truck driver killed when his semitrailer rig veered off an interchange overpass, crashed and burned on the road below near Dallas. A police statement identifies the dead trucker as 59-year-old James Anthony Long of...