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Prosecutors say a Dallas gang member has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for forcing a runaway 14-year-old girl into prostitution. Keith Williams was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty earlier this year to sex trafficking of children. His girlfriend, Erin...
Ted Cruz is running for president. The only thing left for him to do is say so. According to sources close to the Texas senator, Cruz could be preparing for an end-of-year announcement and is now dedicating considerable time and effort to cultivating a foreign-policy foundation...
Health industry officials tell lawmakers more needs to be done to secure our sensitive health information stored at doctors offices. Nora Belcher is with the Texas E-Health Alliance and says some doctors are not putting basic protections on that information, "And really for...
The driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college softball team told investigators he had been distracted by something in his cabin before the accident, authorities said Sunday. More on this story: http://www...
A suburban Dallas school has reversed course and will let students read seven books removed from an approved list amid concerns about sex, abortion and rape references. Highland Park Independent School District Superintendent Dawson Orr on Sunday night apologized for the...
A top state official gets arrested for drunken driving in Austin and refuses breath and blood tests. Police cite erratic driving and uncooperative behavior, and critics say the official is unfit to serve in public office. No, this is not the case of Travis County District...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Five babies have tested positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital exposed hundreds of infants to the disease between September 2013 and last month. The El Paso Department of Public Health says in a statement that...
Three out of every 10 glasses of water in Dallas come from Lake Tawakoni. And so do behemoth blue catfish that look big enough to eat a small dog. The lure of 25-year-old blue catfish in the lake means brisk business for fishing guides like Michael Littlejohn, who wants to see...
A Texas Panhandle woman has been indicted in the April beating and shooting death of her husband's ex-wife. Randall County jail records show 29-year-old Katie Yvonne Spielbauer of Amarillo was being held Saturday on a capital murder charge with bond set at $400,000. The Amarillo...