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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge is set to hear BP's bid to temporarily block all settlement payments to Gulf Coast businesses and residents who claim they lost money after the company's 2010 oil spill. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier scheduled a hearing Friday to consider...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Army officials say they'll reveal more information on radiation contamination of a Cold War-era bunker. The update will come Friday at a Fort Bliss news conference. The bunker was used to store and assemble nuclear bombs decades ago and was recently...
DALLAS (AP) - An administrative judge will hear arguments on whether a judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court should be removed from the case. The Friday hearing comes after attorneys for District Attorney Craig Watkins asked state District...
YORK, Neb. (AP) - A revised resolution objecting to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline has been submitted to York County Commissioners. The board is expected to discuss the resolution and vote on it at Tuesday's meeting. On July 9 the board tabled the issue after discussing...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The architect of a new law overhauling high school standardized testing and graduation requirements is to speak about the measure before the State Board of Education. Republican state Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock of Killeen plans to address the GOP-majority, 15-...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two former soldiers and a South Texas businessman have been indicted in a $7 million Army medical equipment contract fraud and bribery investigation. Prosecutors in San Antonio on Thursday announced the 40-count indictment names retired Army Master Sgt...
WACO, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas man has been charged with starting a fire that destroyed several under-construction condominiums in a $6 million housing project. McLennan County jail records show 23-year-old Cedro Riggins IV of Waco was being held Wednesday on charges of...
GARLAND, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a Dallas-area man possibly wearing headphones while walking near some railroad tracks has died after being hit by a train. Garland police on Wednesday identified the victim as 57-year-old Clarence Hodge of Garland. Detectives believe Hodge...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Prosecutors in South Texas have dropped a murder charge against a man whose best friend died in a 2012 wreck during their apparent joyride with a stolen Jeep. The San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/13iPENW ) reported Wednesday that prosecutors are not...