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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former South Texas high school teacher has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for hiding a camera in a closet and videotaping a female student changing clothes. 56-year-old David Crocker of Converse in May pleaded no contest to improper photography. Crocker...
SAGINAW, Texas (AP) - A North Texas teenager suspected in the suffocation death of his 6-year-old neighbor is hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with officers who were trying to arrest him. Authorities say 17-year-old Tyler Holder was shot Tuesday after he seriously wounded a...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A bus passenger in South Texas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border in a shampoo bottle. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Tuesday sentenced 34-year-old Pedro Guerra-Ruiz of Rio Grande...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas police officer wounded during a disturbance call that left another officer and the gunman dead has been released from a hospital. Killeen police say Officer Juan Obregon Jr. was discharged Tuesday. Obregon will be off work for an extended...
HOUSTON (AP) - A handcuffed robbery suspect who ran from Harris County deputies while being booked has been recaptured along a bayou in downtown Houston. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Timothy Sonnier was being held Tuesday. He also went by the alias of 29-...
CANYON, Texas (AP) - A state park in the Texas Panhandle will be getting three bridges to help improve the flow of traffic along crossings that can flood during storms. The Amarillo Globe-News (http://bit.ly/161SPdS ) reported Tuesday that the improvements are scheduled to start...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A coroner says the passenger killed while riding a Texas roller coaster was ejected from her seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office released additional details Tuesday on the death of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is to visit the Texas-Mexico border to discuss cooperation with Mexico's domestic security chief before proceeding to meetings in Mexico City. Napolitano's visit Tuesday includes meetings in Matamoros,...
LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) - A South Texas woman faces a drug charge after about 12 pounds of cocaine turned up hidden in the battery of her vehicle that was bound for Houston. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says Alma R. Presas of La Joya had her three elementary school-age...