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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge will decide whether to approve an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company's role in the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. District Judge...
DALLAS (AP) - Gusty winds and low humidity were expected to bring critical wildfire risks to West and South Texas, while scattered severe thunderstorms were expected in the far northeastern part of the state. The National Weather Service has issued a "red flag warning" for...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two men charged in a shooting that left three people wounded at a Houston-area community college are scheduled to appear in court. Harris County Jail records show 22-year-olds Carlton Berry and Trey Foster face court appearances Monday. Both are charged with...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Waco police say vandals caused an estimated $100,000 in damage at a cemetery by destroying some monuments, grave markers and statues. Large crosses were broken off their bases and full-size angel statues were on the ground at Oakwood Cemetery. Police say the...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas prosecutor indicted on racketeering charges disagrees with his former law partner and co-defendant in arguing his upcoming trial should stay in Brownsville. Former Cameron County district attorney Armando Villalobos's attorney, Joel...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two instructors at a South Texas base that provides basic training for the Air Force face separate court-martials on charges arising from a sex scandal. Staff Sgt. Eddy Soto and Staff Sgt. Donald Davis have been scheduled for military trials to begin Monday at...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - Police say a second suspect has been arrested in a shooting that wounded three people at a Houston-area college. Police Officer David Tilley said Friday that Trey Foster was captured in the Dallas suburb of Plano. Foster faces two counts of aggravated assault...
TIMPSON, Texas (AP) - East Texas has had a minor earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.1 magnitude quake happened at 1:01 a.m. Friday and was centered about two miles west-northwest of Timpson. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office had no immediate reports of damage or...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - Three former employees of a South Texas county under a federal corruption investigation have pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme relating to county contracts. Former Maverick County auditor's worker Alejandra Garcia pleaded guilty Thursday to taking a bribe...