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MEXICO CITY (AP) - Two high-school students are fighting drug-trafficking charges in Mexico, saying the cocaine found in their van had actually been there and unnoticed when it was sold to their family at a U.S. government auction. Sergio Alejandro Torres and Julio Cesar Moreno...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The driver of a sport utility vehicle that plunged into a pond on an immigrant-smuggling run, drowning three men, has been sentenced to prison. A federal judge in San Antonio sentenced Javier (hahv-YEHR') Silva-Morales to 12 years in prison on Wednesday. The...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The suspect in the death of a 6-year-old North Texas girl is out of the hospital and in jail after receiving treatment for a gunshot wound to the head. Police say Tyler Holder was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with police serving him with a capital...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A newly unsealed deposition from former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura shows Ventura complaining about difficulty finding work after a Navy SEAL published a book he claims defamed him. Ventura is suing the estate of Chris Kyle, a former sniper whose best-...
DALLAS (AP) - After almost two years of oversight, federal officials say a Dallas hospital system is complying with Medicare program requirements. The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Wednesday that Parkland Health & Hospital System meets requirements...
GLORIETA, N.M. (AP) - Residents living within the faith-based community at the Glorieta Conference Center have decisions to make. A Texas-based evangelical group buying the northern New Mexico conference center has given residents three options. Those options include donating...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Education Agency is releasing ratings for schools and districts using a new accountability system. The agency is scheduled to let parents know if their schools met state standards on Thursday afternoon. Education Commissioner Michael Williams...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A panel of U.S. and Mexico diplomats, politicians and business leaders will meet to discuss cross-border commerce, infrastructure investments and immigration reform. The talks will come at a U.S.-Mexico competitiveness agenda conference in El Paso on...
ATHENS, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2010 death of his girlfriend whose burned remains were found in a trash pile. A judge in Athens accepted the plea deal from Avery Lee Denton. Denton originally was charged with murder in the...