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Some of the first Central American families targeted by immigration authorities in recent raids have had their deportations temporarily halted. Lawyers said Tuesday that they've managed to temporarily stop deportation proceedings for 12 individuals from four families rounded up...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a fugitive teenager known for using an "affluenza" defense in a deadly drunken-driving case agreed Tuesday to be sent from California to Texas to face a charge. Tonya Couch, 48, said very little at an extradition hearing in downtown Los Angeles,...
20-year-old Eric Jamal Johnson has been arrested on a military base in Arizona for the shooting death of 20-year-old Sarah Mutschlechner, a University of North Texas student. According to Denton Police Officer Shane Kizer, the suspect had been seen earlier with a gun and...
Uber, Lyft and other transportation network company drivers have a new law to abide by this year while they're on the way to pick you up and drive you around. One of the new laws in effect this week requires drivers who work for Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft to carry...
A federal official says immigration agents conducted raids in several states over the weekend and detained 121 adults and children who have been slated for deportation. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement Monday that those detained in the...
Authorities say Houston surgeons removed a hammer from a woman's head after she was attacked in Southeast Texas. The Houston Chronicle reports that sheriff's deputies in Chambers County found 29-year-old Lee Ann Bridges on Sunday afternoon after being sent to investigate an...
Federal prosecutors say a member of a border militia has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after being found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm on two separate occasions. Prosecutors say 49-year-old Kevin Lyndel Massey was sentenced Monday to 41...
The mother of a fugitive 18-year-old known for using an "affluenza" defense in a drunken-driving case was expected to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom for an extradition hearing on Tuesday. Prosecutors are likely to ask that Tonya Couch be extradited to Texas. Couch was...
Former Dallas school board member Mike Morath has taken over as head of the Texas Education Agency. According to a Texas Education Agency: Mike Morath was administered the oath of office today in Austin to become the new Commissioner of Education for the State of Texas...