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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas jury has acquitted a Fort Bliss soldier charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two fellow soldiers during an argument outside a bar. Jurors in El Paso on Thursday acquitted Spec. Tyrone Head. The defense said Head fired into the air...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas couple who ran a medical equipment company and an ex-worker have pleaded guilty in an $11 million health care fraud investigation. Prosecutors say RGV DME owner Marcello Herrera, his wife Carla Cantu Herrera and Ramon De La Garza pleaded...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - The tributes continue for two firefighters killed in a weekend Central Texas blaze with the first of two scheduled funerals. Funeral for Bryan Fire Lt. Eric Wallace, 36, is scheduled for Thursday morning at the First Baptist Church of Bryan, with...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House is expected to take up a supplemental spending bill to close a $4 billion budget deficit. Texas lawmakers in 2011 passed a budget that did not set aside enough money to pay for Medicaid, the health care program for the poor and disabled. That...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A military judge in South Texas has dismissed a sexual misconduct case against an Air Force trainer because evidence wrongly was taken from his stolen cellphone. Prosecutors at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland have until Friday to appeal in the case of Tech...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University officials are investigating a bomb threat at Kyle Field that prompted officials to issue a "Code Maroon" safety advisory and close the stadium and nearby buildings. An A&M statement Wednesday says the football stadium...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A state Senate education panel is to discuss sweeping legislation to expand charter schools in Texas. State Sen. Dan Patrick filed Senate Bill 2 was filed this week, and the Senate Education Committee the Houston Republican chairs will review it Thursday...
HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators say a newborn girl has survived being wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned near a Houston-area apartment complex. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the baby was breathing on her own and in good condition when she was discovered Tuesday night...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A former professional marriage counselor in North Texas faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of sexual assault of a male client. Testimony continues Wednesday in Fort Worth in the penalty phase for 47-year-old Sheila Loven, who had a...