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A former Houston police officer faces up to 25 years in prison for becoming a drug money courier after he left the force in 2009. Prosecutors say 47-year-old Anthony Foster on Tuesday pleaded guilty to two conspiracy-related counts in the money laundering case. He faces...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - Trustees of a wealthy Dallas-area school district have backed a proposal to hire armed private security guards to patrol all 71 campuses. The Plano Independent School District board Tuesday night endorsed a plan that could cost $2.7 million. The action was...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area woman has been accused of killing her 19-year-old son by shooting him in the head as he sat on a couch after they argued. The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday did not immediately provide information on a murder charge pending against the...
DALLAS (AP) - The moving-in process is under way at the George W. Bush Library and Museum, where some 43,000 artifacts from his time in the White House will be kept. The library and museum are housed inside the roughly 227,000-square-foot George W. Bush Presidential Center on...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) - Two San Antonio neighbors have been sentenced to prison for trying to rob three people in random armed holdups that netted 68 cents. A judge in San Antonio on Monday sentenced 20-year-old Arnulfo Ernesto Hernandez to 20 years in prison. Hernandez...
DALLAS (AP) - Hundreds of flights have been grounded in North Texas due to ice and snow that prompted Southwest Airlines to suspend operations at Dallas Love Field. The National Weather Service on Tuesday issued a winter weather advisory for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Southwest...
DALLAS (AP) - The walls are to come tumbling down on an apartment building where Lee Harvey Oswald once lived in Dallas. Dallas city spokesman Frank Librio says the demolition of the building at 600 Elsbeth St. is to start Monday morning. President John F. Kennedy's assassin...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is returning to work and the first order of business is setting the ground rules. Lawmakers in the Legislature's lower chamber failed to pass a resolution that will govern how they operate the first week of the 83rd Legislature. The House...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Senate Finance Chairman Tommy Williams are expected to lay out the draft state budget, revealing the Republican leaders' spending priorities for the next two years. They will discuss the 2014-2015 budget Monday before the...