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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...
Nearly 240 Texas and Louisiana residents have sued the Sabine River Authority over March flooding that inundated hundreds of homes and closed Interstate 10. Communities in Southeast Texas and Louisiana were flooded by up to 20 inches of rain last month that forced evacuations...
“St. David’s HealthCare today announced a long-term contract renewal with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) that ensures St. David’s HealthCare will remain in network with BCBSTX. BCBSTX members will continue to have access to high quality care at all St. David’s...
Yesterday morning before noon, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner “Lobos”, encountered a man in a 2002 pickup truck, at the rest area on IH-10 near Flatonia. After speaking with the driver, Sgt Thumann became suspicious...
Hundreds of people who should be housed in state mental health facilities because they've been declared incompetent for trial are instead being held in county jails, a problem that continues to vex state officials. More than 380 men and women are in county lockups, sometimes for...
A couple from Bryan are jailed on four counts of forgery of government money and other charges after authorities say the pair left sheets of counterfeit $20 bills in a trash can at a College Station motel. College Station police say a Wal-Mart receipt found in the can was used...
Ted Cruz frequently tells campaign trail audiences that he ran up more than $100,000 in college loans — and only paid them back a few years ago. He also makes personal appeals to today's soon-to-be college graduates who are worried about mountains of debt and skimpy job...