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BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Investigators in Central Texas want to know if bones dug up from a vacant lot are human remains from the 1960s. Bryan police on Monday announced the criminal investigation and the excavation. No information was released on how police late last week learned...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman sentenced to life in prison for the fatal beating of her 3-year-old daughter could get another 99 years for not protecting the girl. Closing arguments are scheduled Tuesday in El Paso in the penalty phase for Yara Belen Perez on an injury...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities say a 65-year-old South Texas man has died after being attacked by bees while mowing his lawn. A funeral has been scheduled Monday in San Antonio for Juan Urrutia. Family members say Urrutia last Thursday and his brother were mowing the yard in...
DALLAS (AP) - Education experts say accusations of teachers having inappropriate relationships with students are becoming more common in Texas. The increase has been linked to modern technology. Teachers can have easy contact with students through Facebook and cellphones, and...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A teenager has been fatally shot in San Antonio by a sheriff's deputy who says it was in self-defense. Bexar County sheriff's Detective Louis Antu says the sergeant was driving about 2 a.m. Sunday when he saw the 19-year-old walking partially in the street and...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas soldier suspected in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend has been caught in California. Killeen police late Thursday announced the arrest of Fort Hood Spec. David Michael Vega at a motel in Turlock, Calif. Vega was being held Friday...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Police say two girls have been shot at a Central Texas home and nobody has been arrested. A dispatcher for the Huntsville Police Department said Friday that the children were wounded at a house just outside the city limits. The dispatcher, who declined...
DALLAS (AP) - The owner of a North Texas home health services company has pleaded guilty in a $374 million Medicare billing scheme linked to an indicted doctor. Prosecutors in Dallas say Cyprian Akamnonu of Arlington pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit health care...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in a child pornography case with ties to New Zealand. A federal judge in Midland on Thursday sentenced 59-year-old Ramon Hilario of Odessa. Hilario in July pleaded guilty to distribution of material...