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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...
MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a teenager has discovered the body of his mother in a freezer in her North Texas home. Mineral Wells Police Chief Dean Sullivan says the body was discovered Thursday evening and that the death is being investigated as a possible...
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) - Remains of a man found dead more than 40 years ago have been exhumed from a North Texas cemetery so a cold-case team of retired investigators can try to find out who he is and hopefully who killed him. DNA from the body removed Thursday will be compared...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - A judge in Texarkana has given a former northeast Texas police sergeant a week to decide whether to take a plea in an assault case where he is accused of injecting his wife with animal-euthanizing drugs. David Horn is set for trial in September for the...
DALLAS (AP) - Open now for 100 days, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas has drawn more than 170,000 visitors. Officials say that's a pace to reach their most optimistic first-year attendance target of 500,000. Former first lady Laura Bush says the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has riled an El Paso lawyer and former Carnegie Mellon University trustee is competent to stand trial on charges he conspired to launder up to $600 million for a Mexican drug cartel. Marco Antonio Delgado also is accused of diverting...
HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A woman accused of slapping a police officer's horse in the face has been sentenced to four days in jail after entering a guilty plea. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/15XQHWn ) reports that 48-year-old Diane Harvey pleaded guilty Friday to interfering...
HOUSTON (AP) - More lawsuits have been filed against a Mobile, Ala.-based marine and fabrication company being accused of financially exploiting dozens of Indian guest workers. The workers say they were forced to live in squalid conditions after being brought to work at Gulf...
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...