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Prosecutors say two San Antonio brothers charged in a 2011 triple slaying in a case linked to alleged child sex abuse will not face the death penalty. The San Antonio Express-News reports that prosecutors last week revealed they had dropped efforts to seek the death penalty...
A Fort Worth man faces charges of kidnapping and sexual assault after police found two young runaway girls at his home. Fort Worth police said in a statement Sunday that officers conducting a welfare check at a home Saturday encountered 49-year-old Robert B. Harris. Police say...
Blue Bell says it has found a suspected Listeria species at one of its facilities, but is stressing that their ice cream products are still safe. The company didn't specify which facility was affected by the potential Listeria, but a company statement indicates none of its...
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says the arrests of two men suspected of being terrorists calls for a retroactive review of all refugees who have come to the United States from what he calls "high-risk countries." The Republican presidential candidate reacted Thursday to the arrest in Texas...
The attorney for the Texas state trooper charged with perjury in the arrest of Sandra Bland says his client is appealing his termination. Larkin Eakin said Thursday that the termination of Trooper Brian Encinia announced by the Texas Department of Public Safety is unwarranted...
The mother of a fugitive teen who used an "affluenza" defense after killing four people in a drunken crash is set to be arraigned on a charge of hindering the apprehension of a felon. Tonya Couch was taken to the Tarrant County jail on Thursday after arriving at Dallas-Fort...
The company responsible for a continuing oil leak that began a decade ago in the Gulf of Mexico is suing the federal government to recover more than $400 million that the company set aside for work to end the leak. New Orleans-based Taylor Energy Company's lawsuit, filed Monday...
A judge has blocked plans for a state-appointed board of managers to take over a South Texas school district following a public corruption scandal. A temporary restraining order granted Tuesday stopped the Texas Education Agency from closer oversight of the Progreso Independent...
National leaders of the Bandidos biker gang have been indicted on charges accusing them of racketeering and waging a deadly "war" on the rival Cossacks gang. The indictment was announced Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Antonio. The accusations focus on a rivalry...