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LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Two city council members in Southeast Texas have been cited for disorderly conducted after they allegedly got into a fistfight during budget talks. Misdemeanor citations were issued to Dan Becker and Dennis OKeeffe following Wednesday night's incident...
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) - A man accused of fatally shooting his mother has been arrested following a standoff at a Houston-area home where the body was found. Montgomery County jail records show 37-year-old Stuart McGuirt of Spring was being held without bond Friday on a...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man who pleaded guilty in a child pornography case then sought leniency by offering to mentor youths must serve nearly 13 years in prison. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Thursday sentenced 70-year-old Jose Luis Salazar. Salazar in...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers are scheduled to approve redistricting maps and a new sentence for juveniles who commit capital crimes as they face key deadlines in the special legislative session. The Texas House is expected to meet Friday morning, and the Senate meets in...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is entering the final stretch of the special legislative session, voting on redistricting and holding hearings on abortion and highway funding. Lawmakers are expected to give final approval to the 2012 voting maps, giving Gov. Rick Perry the...
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - A North Texas woman convicted in the arsenic poisoning death of her millionaire boss is set to be released from prison. Debra Lynn Baker is to be released this week after spending a decade behind bars. But that was for parole violations. At her 1994...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities don't want bond set for a Texas woman accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama threatening violence against gun-control advocates. Shannon Richardson's detention hearing is set for Thursday in Texarkana. She's...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Houston's Astrodome stadium, New York's old Pan Am Worldport Terminal at Kennedy Airport and Montana's one-room schoolhouses are joining a list of the nation's most endangered historic places. On Wednesday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation released...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - A chaplain at a West Texas post has been sentenced to six months of confinement after pleading guilty to assault and battery on a female civilian. Officials at Fort Bliss on Wednesday night announced the penalty for Maj. Geoffrey Alleyne. Military...