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A Border Patrol agent who was wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border has been released from the hospital. The agent underwent surgery after he and two other agents were attacked Tuesday in a rugged hilly area about five miles north of the border. They were responding...
An immigrant from Kazakhstan and others accused of scheming to send controlled military technology to Russia are expected to appear in court. An indictment alleges Alexander Fishenko and 10 others sold cutting-edge microelectronics that could be used in Russian weapons systems...
It's a new Battle of the Alamo, with one Texas agency mounting pressure on another to loan out one of the state's most sacred texts for display at "the shrine of Texas independence." The General Land Office is pressing the State Library and Archives Commission to loan the "...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A military appeals court wants to hear oral arguments before deciding if the Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage can be forcibly shaved before his murder trial. Fort Hood released the decision late Tuesday from the Army Court of...
HURST, Texas (AP) - A Fort Worth man is in custody after police found fake military identification documents and several guns in his car. Azeez A. Al-Ghaziani is scheduled to go before the judge later Wednesday. He has been held in the Hurst City jail on one count of tampering...
ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - A Texas family law judge suspended since his daughter released a video of him beating her with a belt several years ago when she was a teenager has waived his right to appeal a sanction from the state. The State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments about whether an illegal immigrant can be granted a law license. The case will be heard Tuesday. Jose Godinez-Samperio came to the United States from Mexico at age 9. He has since graduated from college...
HOUSTON (AP) - Another batch of billionaire R. Allen Stanford's stuff goes up for auction this weekend, with proceeds going toward those he's convicted of defrauding in a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme. Seth Worstell Auction Co. of Houston will conduct the auction at 10 a.m...
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (AP) - A suburban Dallas city council will consider a single-member replacement for a municipal voting system struck down by the federal courts. Previously, all five members of the Farmers Branch City Council were elected citywide. Reports the council will...