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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years of probation for luring a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook to a motel where the pair allegedly had sex. A judge in San Antonio accepted the plea deal from 22-year-old Jeremy Andrew Martinez. The San Antonio...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - The leaders of a West Texas Army post want El Paso's help in combatting a negative perception that's preventing them from luring top military talent. A spokesman for Fort Bliss, Major Joe Buccino, says there's a belief among members of the Army that El...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston police officer convicted in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect during a daylight arrest returns to court as he seeks a new trial, citing juror misconduct. Attorneys for Drew Ryser say the jury foreman researched the case...
HOUSTON (AP) - Road crews have been working to cover a 15-foot-wide sinkhole on a Houston street. People living nearby called public worker officials Tuesday when the sinkhole began to open as vehicles drove over the spot. Traffic has since been diverted. Neighbor Netsey Preston...
COMANCHE, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man whose wife was reported missing more than a week ago has been charged with murder in her disappearance. Comanche County jail records show 34-year-old Michael Logan Lowery of Rising Star was being held Wednesday on $1 million bond. No...
ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - A South Texas jailer has been fired and charged with groping a female inmate while she was on kitchen duty. Paul Noel has been charged with violating the civil rights of a person in custody and improper sexual activity with a person in custody. Noel worked...
DALLAS (AP) - A poster from the 1931 film "Frankenstein" that was stashed in the closet of an Illinois home for more than 30 years has sold at a Texas auction for a record amount. Keith Johnson of Ottawa, Ill., says he purchased the poster as a teenager for a few dollars in 1968...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Opening statements are scheduled in a McAllen federal court in the trial of a former South Texas sheriff's deputy charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs. Former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy Jorge Garza is one of nine former law enforcement officers...
CHANDLER, Okla. (AP) - A former county district judge in Oklahoma faces 26 felony counts accusing him of participating in a cattle theft ring. A statement Monday from the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association says 48-year-old Craig Key of Chandler, Okla., is accused...