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One person is dead in a plane crash near an airport east of Dallas. Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Kyle Bradford confirms a death in a plane crash Monday afternoon near Terrell. Lt. Justin Lewis of the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office says the crash was reported at...
The body of a South Texas attorney sentenced to federal prison for bribing a judge has been found after a driver said he saw the man jump from the Queen Isabella Causeway in an apparent suicide. Authorities say a taxi driver reported seeing a man jump into Laguna Madre about 4 a...
The cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong is changing its annual day of action as a step toward charting its own course without its founder. The Livestrong Foundation made the announcement Thursday in Chicago at its first annual meeting since the cyclist's admission he used...
After many delays, the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will go on trial in three months. The military judge Thursday set Maj. Nidal Hasan's court-martial for May 29. After about four weeks of jury selection, testimony will begin July 1. The judge...
Texas lawmakers expressed outrage because they must submit to computerized searches for warrants before entering the governor's mansion. House Appropriations Vice Chairman Sylvester Turner complained Thursday that as an elected official with a special identification card, he...
A jury has convicted an Austin personal injury attorney of racketeering charges as part of a federal investigation into judicial bribery in South Texas. The Valley Morning Star in Harlingen reports the verdict was announced Thursday in Corpus Christi, concluding the four-week...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - A police officer in a Texas border city faces up to 10 years in prison for having a stolen rifle. Prosecutors in Del Rio say Eagle Pass Officer Eriberto Leija (ehr-ee-BEHR'-toh LAY'-huh) pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of a stolen firearm. Police...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - A scientist says fireballs that streaked over the East Texas skies before dawn were likely pieces of a rocket booster that launched a Chinese satellite into orbit. Shanyn Beason of Beckville, about 25 miles southeast of Longview, told KLTV-TV of Tyler that...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A federal jury in Corpus Christi is to begin deliberations in the trial of an Austin lawyer charged in a South Texas judicial corruption case with racketeering. Marc Rosenthal's case goes to the jury Thursday morning. The prosecution completed...