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BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A Texas woman arrested in what law enforcement officials call one of the biggest bath salts busts in Maine history has pleaded guilty. Elizabeth Fuentes of Houston was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail after pleading guilty this week in Penobscot County court...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - A second man has been charged in the slaying of an East Texas woman caught in alleged gang gunfire at a park where she took her 3-year-old son. Smith County jail records show 19-year-old Dennis Montrell Bendy of Tyler was being held Thursday on a murder...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Navy and NASA are testing out how they'll recover astronauts once they splash down in the ocean following future missions to deep space. On Thursday, a team of Navy divers and the crew of the USS Arlington will practice retrieving a mock-up of the Orion...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A DWI suspect has been arrested at San Antonio International Airport for allegedly plowing through a fence and driving on a runway on his 22nd birthday. An affidavit says William Ware told police he was drunk, a "genius" and on an FBI training mission. The FBI...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Officials say they'll file six murder counts against an 18-year-old man who slammed a truck into three vehicles while fleeing police in South Texas. In a statement, the Texas Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday that an arrest warrant for Hector...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - Investigators are trying to identify a man's body found in a burning pickup truck on a road near an East Texas business. Lufkin police say an autopsy has been set for Thursday. Emergency personnel on Wednesday responded to a report of a vehicle on fire along...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A federal jury in South Texas has acquitted the last defendant in a judicial bribery scandal. Jurors deliberated a few hours in Corpus Christi before finding attorney Eduardo "Eddie" Lucio of racketeering, racketeering conspiracy and extortion. The...
BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) - A Texas man is in custody after Louisiana State Police seized nearly 700 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 east of Breaux Bridge. State police say troopers stopped a 2012 Dodge van Monday at about 5:30 a.m. for a traffic...
MISSION, Texas (AP) - The six people who died in a collision that ended a high-speed chase in South Texas have been identified as members of the same family. Justice of the Peace Ismael Ochoa said Tuesday that four young children were among the victims. They were riding with...