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An Internet outlaw's decision to go to work for the FBI poured light on a secretive world where young computer experts caused havoc and where authorities say a Chicago man and others celebrated their successes as they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars with stolen credit...
Investors taken in by Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford are expressing relief after a federal jury convicted the ex-financier on charges he bilked them out of more than $7 billion in a 20-year Ponzi scheme. But they say the verdict won't do much to make up for what they've lost...
An attorney has been sworn in to replace a former West Texas county official accused in a federal drug trafficking case. Tania Chozet the oath of office Monday to join the El Paso County Commission through the end of the year. County Judge Veronica Escobar selected Chozet to...
A Dallas-area school bus driver has been put on administrative leave after allegedly going the wrong way on a service road to avoid heavy traffic. Irving school officials will consider whether the driver should be fired. Irving Independent School District spokesman Pat Lamb says...
Houston police say a motel manager has been questioned after he fatally shot a man who allegedly destroyed property and refused to leave. Police say the shooting happened early Tuesday at a Legacy Inn after the manager called 911. The manager told police that he felt threatened...
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...
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 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...