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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...
DALLAS (AP) - A day of service across Dallas County in November is being organized as one of the events to mark the 50th anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. The citizen-led JFK Day of Service was organized to encourage volunteering to area...
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (AP) - Leaders of a Dallas-area city will consider whether to appeal a ruling that struck down an ordinance banning immigrants in the U.S. without legal permission from renting apartments. The Farmers Branch City Council meets Tuesday night. The 5th U.S...
ODESSA, Texas (AP) - Two workers have fallen to their deaths in West Texas when a cable suspending them from a helicopter hit a power line they were inspecting. A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says the helicopter was able to land safely. The Martin County Sheriff's...
HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) - A U.S. House delegation touring the U.S.-Mexico border this week is starting its study in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, is leading the delegation that begins its border tour in Mission Tuesday...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of her daughter when the toddler fussed at going to sleep. Jurors in El Paso on Monday sentenced 23-year-old Lorraine Lizzette Merjil of El Paso. The jury on Friday convicted...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A truck driver has died when his semitrailer rig veered off an interchange overpass and crashed and burned on the road below near Dallas. A police statement says the crash happened Saturday afternoon at the Interstate 30 interchange with the President...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas sheriff returns to the witness stand as defense attorneys present evidence in the drug trafficking conspiracy trial of a former deputy. Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) on Monday resumes testimony begun Friday in the...