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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Another Air Force basic training instructor in South Texas has been sentenced to prison in a sex scandal and will be booted out of the military. A military judge at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on Thursday sentenced Master Sgt. Jamey Crawford to seven...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service says a man wanted in a Memphis murder has been captured in Texas. Marshals spokesman Seth Bruce said Thursday that Keith Brown is being held at the Shelby County jail on a first-degree murder charge. Brown is accused of walking up...
DECATUR, Texas (AP) - Officials say a man who led authorities in Texas on a 100 mph car chase and may be linked to the killing of Colorado's state prison chief is a paroled prison inmate. The Denver Post reported Thursday that the man is 28-year-old Evan Spencer Ebel. He was...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Senate Education Committee is set to discuss a string bills including a controversial proposal to lift the cap on the number of licenses issued to operate charter schools statewide. Sen. Dan Patrick chairs the committee and wants to do away with the...
KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Officials say six suspected illegal immigrants were killed and nine were injured when a truck being pursued by Kingsville police crashed into a security barrier at Naval Air Station Kingsville. Senior Cpl. Charlie Ramirez that says after the vehicle didn...
DALLAS (AP) - Authorities say the pickup truck that a 17-year-old Oklahoma boy stole from his parents' home along with guns and ammunition has been found after a deadly attempted home invasion in Texas. The Ellis County Sheriff's Department in North Texas says two male suspects...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is asking a federal appeals court for an emergency order blocking a ruling that bars Texas from granting new water permits on two South Texas rivers. The order last week came from U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack, who...
GATESVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Texas and several other states are beginning to re-examine old arson cases in which defendants may have been convicted with questionable scientific evidence. Before 1992, when national fire investigation standards were developed, arson...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Department of Veterans Affairs contractor has been charged with fraud over a $2 million agreement for work at a Texas hospital. Navy veteran Jonathan Patrick Saunders faces six counts of wire fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft. Saunders...