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TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities don't want bond set for a Texas woman accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama threatening violence against gun-control advocates. Shannon Richardson's detention hearing is set for Thursday in Texarkana. She's...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Houston's Astrodome stadium, New York's old Pan Am Worldport Terminal at Kennedy Airport and Montana's one-room schoolhouses are joining a list of the nation's most endangered historic places. On Wednesday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation released...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - A chaplain at a West Texas post has been sentenced to six months of confinement after pleading guilty to assault and battery on a female civilian. Officials at Fort Bliss on Wednesday night announced the penalty for Maj. Geoffrey Alleyne. Military...
TULIA, Texas (AP) - A West Texas judge has set ground rules in a sex abuse case against a former Roman Catholic priest who served 11 years in Texas -- despite a child molestation conviction in California. The judge Wednesday told attorneys for both sides how proceedings will go...
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Officers with a Dallas-area police department have returned fire and critically wounded a gunman in a domestic dispute. Irving police on Thursday declined to release the names of the suspect who had an assault rifle or two officers who shot him. No officers...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is entering the final stretch of the special legislative session, voting on redistricting and holding hearings on abortion and highway funding. Lawmakers are expected to give final approval to the 2012 voting maps, giving Gov. Rick Perry the...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Family and friends were set to hold a funeral service for an East Texas police officer who died after being hit by a truck during a disturbance at a park. The service for Texarkana police officer William Jason Sprague is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday in...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Samuel L. Jackson would have been cursing up a storm. An East Texas man has pleaded guilty to smuggling snakes on several planes from South America to the United States. During a court hearing Wednesday in Tyler, William Lamar pleaded guilty to importing...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A dental office manager has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for embezzling $353,000 from her employer and using the money for such things as Beyonce and Lil Wayne concert tickets, a limousine rental to take her to church and replenishment of her boyfriend...