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TYLER, Texas (AP) - The owner of an East Texas methadone clinic has pleaded guilty to trying to have a competitor's business torched and then seeking to have a co-defendant killed. Prosecutors in Tyler say 43-year-old Edwards Jacobs on Tuesday pleaded guilty to attempted arson...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The founder of a Texas cargo airline is set to be sentenced on federal child pornography charges. Robert L. Hedrick was convicted May 21 of three federal counts. The 61-year-old founder of Pan American Airlines was accused by prosecutors of having...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a man opened fire in a San Antonio movie theater parking lot, wounding one person before an officer shot him inside the theater. Bexar County sheriff's spokesman Louis Antu says the incident started about 9:30 p.m. Sunday when the man...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The family of a 15-year-old student fighting the use of tracking badges in her San Antonio high school is asking a federal court to keep her on campus. The Northside school district equipped 4,200 students this fall with mandatory ID badges containing tracking...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - One of the most prominent families in Texas politics is saying goodbye to Congress after more than half a century. U.S. Rep. Charlie Gonzalez is serving his final days in Washington after 14 years representing his San Antonio district. The Democrat followed in...
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run. Perry is expected to discuss issues on which he and tea party...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities are searching for a 16-year-old state inmate who - while shackled - eluded guards by wriggling through a fence hole and jumping onto a passing train. The teen was serving time for a robbery and being taken to a maximum-security facility near Waco...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - An appeals court has upheld a Corpus Christi man's capital murder conviction for the death of his girlfriend's toddler son. The 13th Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas on Thursday rejected an appeal from 23-year-old J.J. Garza. Garza was convicted...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Three South Texas lawmen are due in court on charges alleging they and another officer took thousands of dollars in bribes in exchange for guarding shipments of cocaine. The fourth alleged conspirator, Mission police officer Alexis Rigoberto Espinoza,...