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The mayor and almost every other top official in a tiny South Texas city are under federal indictment, accused of taking kickbacks from contractors and someone trying to set up illegal gaming rooms. The U.S. attorney's office in San Antonio announced Thursday that it had...
About 30 people gathered outside a Houston courthouse to offer support to an anti-abortion activist indicted after making undercover videos about Planned Parenthood. David Daleiden spoke briefly to the crowd Thursday after turning himself in to authorities and posting bond. He's...
A noninvasive device that enables doctors to quickly and accurately identify cancerous tissue in a person’s mouth is a step closer to reality thanks to an international collaboration between Texas A&M University and Qatar aimed at more effective diagnosis and treatment of...
A new study finds that Texas saw a drop in women obtaining long-acting birth control after Republican leaders booted Planned Parenthood from a state women's health program in 2013, which researchers say may explain an increase in births among some poor families. The research...
A U.S. Border Patrol Agent accused in the death of a man whose decapitated body was found floating near Texas' South Padre Island has pleaded not guilty in the case. The body of 33-year-old Honduran native Jose Francisco Rodriguez Palacios Paz was found by fishermen last March...
A second anti-abortion activist indicted after making undercover videos about Planned Parenthood is expected to turn himself in to Texas authorities. Attorneys for David Daleiden say he's scheduled to appear in a Houston courtroom Thursday after posting bond. The other indicted...
Federal authorities have arrested five individuals, including three sisters, indicted on federal charges in connection with a scheme that involved over 3,200 fraudulent income tax returns that claimed refunds totaling more than $9 million announced United States Attorney Richard...
On Monday, February 1, 2016, a Burnet County jury convicted Matthew Wayne Manning of Organized Retail Theft and assessed his punishment at 15 years in prison with a $10,000 fine. Judge J. Allan Garrett of the 33rd Judicial District Court sentenced Manning in accordance with the...
Federal officials have issued citations against a group that puts on the outdoor musical "Texas" after a stage manager was killed last summer when two containers of fireworks exploded at the production venue in Palo Duro Canyon. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health...