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EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - Border Patrol officials have confiscated more than 3 tons of marijuana hidden in a tractor-trailer rig searched at a South Texas border checkpoint. Officials on Monday announced the seizure of the marijuana with a street value topping $9.8 million...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Reorganization of the German Air Force means the overseas troops will leave a West Texas post after a relationship spanning nearly 60 years. The El Paso Times (http://bit.ly/YSgn0k) reported Monday that the German Air Force Command for the U.S. and...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police are investigating whether the slaying of a 78-year-old woman whose body was found at her home was a botched burglary. Oak Farms Dairy on Sunday night announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the killing of...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Dallas man has been sentenced to a year of probation after he pleaded guilty to killing a whooping crane, a federally protected species of endangered waterfowl. Worthey D. Wiles pleaded guilty in Corpus Christi on Wednesday to violating the federal...
DENTON, Texas (AP) - A North Texas pharmacist has been charged with selling prescription drugs from her home after her business closed. Esther Chinedozi Amaka of Arlington is charged with diverting controlled substances. Denton police last month raided her residence. Online jail...
HOUSTON (AP) - DNA has linked a newly freed inmate to the 2006 slaying of an alleged accomplice in a Houston-area utility and robbery scam. The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced Alvin Wiltz has been charged with capital murder. Wiltz was arrested Wednesday - a...
HOUSTON (AP) - Harris County authorities have arrested a man the day after his release from federal prison and have charged him with capital murder for a slaying almost seven years ago during an attempted home burglary. Sheriff's department officials say 37-year-old Alvin Wiltz...
DALLAS (AP) - A state district judge has held Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins in contempt for refusing to answer misconduct allegations by attorneys for an oil fortune heir charged with mortgage fraud. Watkins appeared in court Thursday during a hearing in the case...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Water Development Board drafted a list of "Potential Priority State Water Plan Projects" for lawmakers as early as January, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. The projects, broken down by region and projected cost: NORTH TEXAS...