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Three Texas men whom federal officials say were linked to a gun used in a U.S. agent's death in Mexico have been sentenced after pleading guilty to weapons charges. Ranferi Osorio, Kelvin Leon Morrison and Luis Carbajal (KAHR'-bah-hahl) were sentenced Tuesday for their November...
Authorities were searching early Tuesday for a small airplane that disappeared from radar and radio contact the night before. Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said a single-engine Piper Comanche that departed from Abilene, Texas, and was en...
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is praising George H.W. Bush as she speaks at the former president's government school at conservative-leaning Texas A&M University. The California liberal was greeted warmly Monday evening as she appeared before about 600 people in what'...
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is finishing a North Dakota campaign trip Monday with visits to Jamestown and Bismarck. Paul is speaking at legislative district conventions to attract support for next month's North Dakota Republican presidential caucuses. The Bismarck...
A San Antonio police officer is hospitalized after a pickup truck hit him as he worked an accident scene on Interstate 410 on the northwest side of the city. Police reports show Officer Jonathan Esquivel was placing traffic cones to protect an officer working the accident scene...
A mother and her two children have died after their mobile home in Waco caught on fire. Firefighters who were called to the mobile home Thursday night found it ablaze with the woman and children trapped inside. Neighbor Denise Miller says she could hear the mother crying for...
Revelers are expected to flock to the Mardi Gras celebrations on Texas' Gulf Coast, rain or shine. Despite expected rain and thunderstorms Friday that could cause flooding, vendors and longtime visitors in Port Arthur say bad weather doesn't make much of a difference on...
Almost 100 doctors in San Antonio are joining a research project to study the differences between cancerous cells and healthy ones. The doctors want to collect samples of at least 1,000 common tumors. They will also take samples of healthy cells from the same patients and then...
Texas A&M officials are proposing an almost 4 percent tuition hike for the upcoming school year. The Eagle newspaper reports that school President R. Bowen Loftin points to lower state funding and higher student enrollment as reasons for an increase. If the A&M System...