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WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) - After the Environmental Protection Agency learned that some water wells in a Fort Worth suburb had been contaminated with methane, the agency concluded that an oil company may have done the damage while drilling for natural gas. Initially, the EPA...
HOUSTON (AP) - A man accused of vandalizing a 1929 Pablo Picasso painting in an act caught on cellphone video is to be in court for the first time since surrendering to U.S. marshals last week at the U.S.-Mexico border. Uriel Landeros is to appear Wednesday before a federal...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Jury selection begins in the East Texas murder trial of a retired 76-year-old dentist in the fatal shooting of his 71-year-old wife. Attorneys in Tyler will start choosing a jury Wednesday for the trial of Bobby Nichols. He's accused of killing Rosalind...
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...
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...
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...