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A Southeast Texas judge has accepted a plea deal from a third juvenile among 20 males accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Cleveland girl. Liberty County Attorney Wesley Hinch said Friday the plea deal was approved earlier this week by Liberty County Court- at-Law Judge...
Police say a man shot and wounded a woman and four children at a home in Southeast Texas before apparently fatally shooting himself. Police Lt. Andrew Lewis said the woman and children were taken to Matagorda Regional Hospital in Bay City, where the woman was in surgery...
Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against a North Texas woman accused of causing a fatal wreck while driving the wrong way on Interstate 35-W with her hands behind her head. The charge Wednesday against Brittany Dawn Burton comes after Fort Worth police said an officer saw...
A Mexican man has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for his role in the 2004 drowning of nine Central American immigrants. The nine died when the vehicle in which they were being smuggled plunged into a South Texas canal. Joel Cardenas-Meneses had been convicted in a...
A Fort Worth man has been sentenced to life behind bars for nearly starving his infant son to death in 2007. Michael Foster had been convicted and sentenced to 50 years in prison in 2009 for nearly starving his son, Euphrates, to death in 2007. However, an appeals court...
Police have four juveniles in custody suspected of shoving a 19-year-old man against an accelerating Dallas Area Rapid Transit train at a platform near Fair Park. A Dallas police statement Wednesday said two juveniles, ages 12 and 14, were taken into custody Wednesday. That...
The state employment agency has announced a six-week extension of unemployment benefits for jobless Texans who have exhausted their claims. The Texas Workforce Commission said Tuesday the extension is a result of the unemployment rate reaching 8.5 percent or higher over the...
Police say two Fort Bliss soldiers have died in separate shootings during an apparent domestic dispute that left another man wounded. An El Paso police statement says Fort Bliss soldier James Steadman killed fellow soldier Lykisha Gooding Monday. Before shooting her, Steadman...
TCU kicker Ross Evans is back at practice, though coach Gary Patterson isn't sure yet if the team's career scoring leader will play in the regular-season finale against UNLV on Saturday following his arrest. Evans faces a charge of misdemeanor criminal mischief after being...