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The University of Texas at San Antonio has been awarded a $640,000 federal grant to help economically disadvantaged students pursue science careers. UTSA announced the five-year grant from the National Science Foundation Tuesday. The funding will create a scholarship program to...
A San Antonio jury has found a man guilty of human trafficking for forcing at least 10 women into prostitution. Jurors delivered the verdict for 45-year-old Glen Dukes on Tuesday after deliberating for less than an hour. Prosecutors say he lured women into homes and forced them...
The Texas Department of State Health Services says that a second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease. The department says in the statement emailed early Wednesday and...
Transporting infectious medical waste in Texas is heavily regulated. By contrast, no such regulations or certifications exist for those who clean up that same waste. For those who cleaned up the Ebola infected Dallas apartment of Thomas Eric Church, who died of the disease, they...
HOUSTON – A Texas family has been awarded $1.3 million after their child was seriously injured at an indoor inflatables business. Kimberly Thundyil said she thought her child would be safe playing at the Pump It Up located on 536 Sawdust Rd near the Woodlands, but that wasn't...
A baby sitter who pleaded guilty to child endangerment after a 5-year-old boy fatally shot himself with her gun has been returned to Texas for violating probation. The Orange County Sheriff's Office says Melissa Ringhardt was being held without bond Monday. She was arrested Oct...
The state's highest criminal appeals court has blocked the scheduled execution this week of a 40-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting a 5-year-old boy sleeping with his mother at a Corpus Christi apartment 20 years ago. Larry Hatten had ordered no appeals be filed to stop...
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says he will file a temporary injunction to keep six truckloads of Dallas Ebola Victim Thomas Eric Duncan's incinerated belongings from entering the state and out of a Calcasieu Parish landfill. Caldwell says the trucks contain...
San Antonio police say two people have died and one has been injured after a fiery head-on collision. The accident was reported Saturday along U.S. Highway 90. Police say a GMC SUV was traveling the wrong way down the highway when it collided with a Mitsubishi SUV and both...