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A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison in a child pornography case involving about 11,000 computer images. A federal judge in Beaumont on Tuesday sentenced 37-year-old Shawn Suri. The Beaumont man in May pleaded guilty to possession of material...
The state's top agriculture official will talk about security along the Texas-Mexico border in an address before a military support organization. Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples will renew his call for more security assets along the border in a speech Wednesday in Austin...
A court-martial is set to open in the case against a Texas Air Force basic training instructor accused in a sex scandal surrounding instructors at a San Antonio air base. The trial of Master Sgt. Jamey Crawford is scheduled to begin Wednesday afternoon at Lackland Air Force Base...
Dallas County Schools has been sued by a former bus monitor who says he was fired after accidentally urinating on himself. An attorney for Paul Green says his client has medical issues and the August 2011 incident happened when a bus driver refused to make a bathroom stop. No...
Ashes of celebrated car designer Carroll Shelby have finally been buried in East Texas after months of bickering between his children and wife over how to bury him. A family statement to The Dallas Morning News says the Wednesday burial was in a family plot in Leesburg, about...
North Texas officials report a suburban Fort Worth resident has become the 36th Texan to die of West Nile virus this year. A Tarrant County Public Health statement Thursday says a Hurst resident in his 80s with underlying health conditions had died of the mosquito-borne virus...
A jury has found a man guilty of capital murder in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend, a North Texas fitness instructor. The verdict came just after 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the trial of 50-year-old Terrance Black in the death last year of 40-year-old Susan Loper of Frisco. The...
An Amarillo plastic surgeon and a man he's accused of hiring to kill another doctor have been indicted on capital murder charges. Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon and business associate David Neal Shepard were indicted Thursday on two capital murder counts each in the death of Dr...
DALLAS (AP) - Hold the thorns. Fried cactus was announced Wednesday as one of eight finalists for the zany food of choice at the Texas state fair. Officially called "chicken fried cactus bites," thinly sliced prickly pear cactus pads will be fried in chicken batter and served...