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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Air Force trainer at a San Antonio base faces a hearing on whether he gets court-martialed for having improper relationships with trainees. An Air Force statement says Staff Sgt. Christopher Jackson is accused of having "unprofessional relationships" with...
DENVER (AP) - A Texas Republican's proposal to subsidize research on developing oil from oil shale is prompting objections from taxpayer advocates. A handful of companies have leases on federal land in Colorado and Utah for research on oil shale. Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn of...
DALLAS (AP) - A female elementary school teacher in South Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex with a 12-year-old male student. A judge in San Antonio on Tuesday sentenced 41-year-old Lucinda Rodriguez Caldwell as part of a plea agreement. Caldwell...
CHILDRESS, Texas (AP) - A helicopter crash in West Texas during work on some power lines has left a lineman dead and the pilot hurt. The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened late Tuesday afternoon about two miles northeast of Childress. DPS says the helicopter was...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas 911 operator has resigned after serving a suspension for mishandling an emergency call from a woman later found slain. The family of Deanna Cook learned Tuesday that Tonitya Hopkins resigned this week. Police Chief David Brown suspended Hopkins for 10 days...
WELLS, Texas (AP) - A twin-engine Cessna 421 en route from West Houston Airport to Tulsa Riverside Airport in Oklahoma has crashed, and a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says there appears to be no survivors. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft about...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another at an East Texas motorcycle clubhouse. Tyler police say murder and aggravated assault warrants have been issued for 32-year-old Marquel Jermon Scott of Tyler...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Police say a shoplifting suspect in Central Texas has been caught after allegedly stealing an ambulance and crashing at a fast-food drive-thru. College Station police say Coty Joe Lohse of Bryan is facing a felony theft charge. Authorities on...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge will hear a motion Dec. 18 to dismiss the case against John Langworthy, a former school teacher and church music director accused of molesting young boys several years ago in Mississippi and Texas. Langworthy's attorney says the motion...