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Five veteran educators with the El Paso school district have been arrested after federal officials accused them of conspiring to rig the district's high-stakes test scores by removing low-performing students from classrooms. The FBI arrested the five Wednesday on federal charges...
A tiger captured after being spotted roaming a residential neighborhood in a Southeast Texas city has been sent to an animal sanctuary - but not before a suspected overnight bid to steal the animal from the city animal shelter. A police spokeswoman says the young, female tiger...
AUSTIN, Texas ­ — The more children are spanked, the more likely they are to defy their parents and to experience increased anti-social behavior, aggression, mental health problems and cognitive difficulties, according to a new meta-analysis of 50 years of research on spanking...
On average, a motorcyclist dies in a crash on Texas roads every day. To mark Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May – and to remember the 455 motorcyclists lost in crashes last year – the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Share the Road: Look Twice for...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Danny Ray Ferguson Jr., 39, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Ferguson, who is an Aryan Circle gang member, is wanted for...
SEGUIN, Texas – Late Tuesday night, at approximately 11:23 p.m., an "in progress" armed robbery was reported at the "Pic-n-Pac" at Highway 123 Bypass and IH-10. A lone male suspect entered the store, brandished a short barrel, assault styled shotgun with a pistol grip and...
A Houston woman charged in the death her boyfriend's 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Houston Chronicle reports that 34-year-old Elisena Carmona was sentenced Tuesday in the death of Lillian Fortner. Carmona had pleaded guilty to murder...
Pilgrim's Pride has ordered a massive recall of cooked chicken products after consumers and federal meat inspectors found contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal. The recall of more than 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products...
A Texas veterinarian who boasted online of killing a cat with a bow and arrow is trying to keep her license. She's attending a revocation hearing this week in Austin. The hearing will decide if Dr. Kristen Lindsey will continue working as a veterinarian. Animal rights activists...