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Two truckers have been arrested in South Texas after their rigs yielded more than 9 tons of marijuana worth nearly $15 million. Border Patrol officials say the loads were discovered during unrelated searches at the Carrizo Springs Station. Officials say a truck that appeared to...
A federal judge is expected to rule in El Paso on whether to release a British businessman on bail after he was accused of trying to sell missile batteries to Iran. The U.S. attorney's office said 65-year-old Christopher Tappin poses a risk to the community because he might...
A 38-year-old East Texas nurse is facing a possible death sentence as she goes on trial for injecting patients with bleach, killing five and injuring five others, as they were undergoing dialysis treatment. Kimberly Saenz was fired in April 2008 from her job at a DaVita Dialysis...
Authorities in Houston are set to announce an increased reward in the investigation into the January shooting death of an Iranian human rights activist. The reward will go up to $10,000 on Monday in the case of Gelareh Bagherzadeh. She was found shot to the death in her car Jan...
Authorities say five people were arrested after a brawl and shooting at a wedding reception in Southeast Texas. Beaumont police say up to 30 people were involved in a fight Saturday night, and one person was shot in the hand. Police say the victim of the shooting didn't want to...
A West Texas elected official facing federal drug trafficking charges has quit after being released from jail. El Paso County Commissioner Willie Gandara Jr. was freed Wednesday afternoon on $50,000 bond. Gandara then offered his resignation, which was accepted by County Judge...
A fourth man will head to prison over a 2009 hostage incident in Houston. A federal judge in Houston on Wednesday sentenced 26-year-old Evaristo Guzman of Mexico to more than 11 years in prison. Guzman had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to take hostages. Investigators say a...
The FBI says it has enough evidence to pursue federal sexual exploitation charges against three Ohio men accused of raping the adopted children of one of the men. The FBI also says the accused 39-year-old adoptive father also once served as president of the Foster Parent...
A federal trial over the nation's worst offshore oil disaster has been delayed for a week to allow more time for settlement talks, according to two people close to the case. The two people told The Associated Press the decision was made Sunday during a conference call between...