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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas police officer has been fired after being accused of stealing more than $20,000 from a business bank account to pay his personal bills. Fort Worth police Chief Jeff Halstead on Wednesday night announced the dismissal of Officer Lovon Ponder...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - An FBI agent has testified that members of a South Texas family retaliated against those suspected of helping a federal investigation into public corruption. FBI Special Agent Ricardo Ale described Wednesday at a detention hearing how the Vela family ran...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Friday preliminary court hearing is scheduled in Houston for a 17-year-old student charged with murder in a knife attack at his suburban high school. Luis Alonzo Alfaro of Spring is booked into a Harris County jail with bond set at $50,000. Investigators say a...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A decision is due from a federal magistrate on whether to grant bond to members of a South Texas family charged with public corruption. U.S. Magistrate Judge Dorina Ramos said she would issue her decision by the end of the day Thursday in McAllen. FBI...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Gay rights advocates and religious conservatives are expected to pack a San Antonio City Council meeting for a vote on a nondiscrimination proposal that's drawing rebuke from big-name Republicans. If approved Thursday, San Antonio would join other major Texas...
HOUSTON (AP) - Four more current and former Army National Guard soldiers had pleaded guilty to roles in bribery and fraud relating to recruitment. The four bring to 15 the number of Army National Guard soldiers and recruiters convicted in a scheme to obtain thousands of dollars...
HOUSTON (AP) - An appeals court has lifted a stay that allowed a Houston-area hospital to withhold a former track coach's heart from his widow. The ruling comes in a nine-year legal fight between Christus St. Catherine hospital in Katy and Linda Carswell, widow of Cypress-...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The manager of the electric grid serving most of Texas says it's ready to meet the electric power demands expected in the upcoming autumn and winter. Warren Lasher is the director of system planning for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. He says...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former top El Paso County official has pleaded guilty to a mail fraud conspiracy count as part of an ongoing federal investigation into public corruption in the West Texas county. Former El Paso County Judge Anthony Cobos entered his plea Tuesday before U...