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Federal investigators say various professional athletes, including San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy and Denver Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez, were cheated out of at least $30 million in a Ponzi-like scheme run by their investment adviser. The Securities and Exchange...
Last night before 8 pm, Burnet Sheriff’s Office received report of a vehicle fire near the community of Lake Victor. Sheriff’s Deputies, Fire Department Personnel, and Emergency Medical Services responded to the 3800 block of Burnet County Road 202. Units arrived to a vehicle...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Roy Lee Bosier, 55, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Bosier is a high-risk sex offender wanted for parole violation...
A south Texas hailstorm in 2012 was the start of an increase in lawsuits being filed after severe weather events, sometimes even after claims were paid and repairs were completed. Some insurers received notices of hundreds of lawsuits being filed at one time immediately or...
A judge has eased the house arrest restrictions for the mother of a Texas teenager whose lawyer blamed "affluenza" as a mitigating factor in the teen's 2013 drunken driving crash that killed four people. During a hearing Monday in Fort Worth, the judge allowed Tonya Couch to...
A third federal lawsuit filed against Baylor University accuses the Waco, Texas-based school of creating a "hunting ground for sexual predators." A former Baylor student identified as Jane Doe says in the lawsuit filed Monday that she was drugged and abducted from an off-campus...
The private space company run by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has completed its fourth successful unmanned rocket launch and safe landing in West Texas using the same vehicle. Officials with Blue Origin say the latest launch of New Shepard happened Sunday morning near Van Horn. The...
About 4,000 inmates evacuated from three Texas prisons during late-May storms are back in their assigned units after floodwaters receded. A Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman says about 1,600 inmates were returned Saturday night to the Ramsey Unit near Rosharon (roh-...
Some Texas legislators would like to see more allowable uses for medical marijuana. The Austin American-Statesman reports expansion could affect the current law that lets patients with a rare form of epilepsy be legally treated with cannabidiol, or CBD. The Texas Department of...