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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...
MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) - A Dallas-area woman convicted of secretly financing a judge's 2008 campaign in a custody fight has been sentenced to 30 days in jail. A judge in McKinney on Thursday sentenced Stacy Stine Cary of University Park. Cary also must serve 10 years of probation...
ROANOKE, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a pilot has suffered minor injuries in the crash of his biplane into a pasture near a North Texas Airport. The crash happened Thursday night near Northwest Regional Airport in Roanoke. Officials say Phillip Witt of Roanoke suffered minor...
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...
MARSHALL, Texas (AP) - A dozen people have been indicted in an East Texas drug trafficking and firearms investigation. Federal prosecutors in Marshall on Wednesday announced 10 arrests in the cocaine and methamphetamine case. Authorities say the arrests are related to weapons,...
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas mother who admitted to beating her 2-year-old daughter and gluing the child's hands faces anything from probation to a life in prison for her crimes. Elizabeth Escalona's sentencing hearing is set to continue Thursday, a day after she pleaded for leniency,...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - An Army appeals court is set to hear arguments about an issue that's delaying the murder trial for the suspect in the Fort Hood shooting rampage: his beard. Maj. Nidal Hasan has appealed the trial judge's order that he must be either clean-shaven or...