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A lot of Texans could stand to lose a few pounds, but we are far from the fattest state. According to a new study, Texas is actually the 15th fattest state. But that's not to say things are great. Ginny Ehrlich with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations says, since 2009, the...
A select committee on Child Protection is gets an update from Texas health officials about the status of unattended undocumented kids that were flowing into the U-S a few months ago. Dr. Kyle Janek with Texas Health and Human Services Commission says the kids are, generally, in...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas-area veteran who served in Afghanistan and his bomb-sniffing military dog have been reunited. Former Marine Sgt. Robert Hulsey of Garland was at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday to pick up the black Labrador named Jjoe. Hulsey, his wife and their infant son...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - More than a dozen juveniles have been arrested in a Southeast Texas crime sweep for suspected gang members who allegedly organized via online. Galveston police Chief Henry Porretto announced the arrests Tuesday in a crackdown after an increase in armed...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A suspect in the May slaying of an off-duty police officer outside a San Antonio tattoo parlor has been returned to Texas after being caught in Ohio. Officials say Jerry Idrogo of San Antonio arrived Wednesday for booking into the Bexar (bayr) County jail...
A San Antonio clothing store owner has pleaded guilty to leading a wire fraud scheme of nearly $1.6 million. A U.S. attorney says 47-year-old Lea Ann Blystone entered the plea Tuesday in federal court. She owned and managed Hip Dingo stores in San Antonio, Boerne and...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Texas man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading no contest to raping an autistic girl for several years. The San Antonio Express-News reports a judge sentenced 29-year-old Jesus Herrera on Tuesday. He was charged with second-degree sexual...
SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) - Two men have been arrested over the 2013 slaying of an attorney from Mexico as he sat in a parked vehicle in an upscale North Texas city. Law enforcement authorities scheduled a news conference Tuesday afternoon in Southlake on the investigation into the...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas janitor has been arrested after police say he stole credit cards and cellphones from cheerleaders at the University of Houston's new stadium. University police Lt. Bret Collier says 27-year-old Jacob Lee Bryant has been charged with theft and credit card...