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HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators say about two dozen suspected illegal immigrants have been found packed into a van near a house in Houston. Authorities say the individuals located early Thursday include adults and children. The immigrants were discovered by a Houston police officer...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Houston man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison in a human smuggling case and wreck that left an illegal immigrant dead. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Wednesday sentenced 22-year-old Leonel Alvaro Abundis-Carreon. He pleaded...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A U.S. lawyer who faces charges of laundering more than $600 million for a Mexican drug cartel is scheduled to ask to be released on bail. Marco Antonio Delgado will have his detention hearing Wednesday in federal court in El Paso, Texas. Prosecutors say...
HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors say a Texas woman convicted of murder in a child's fire death at a home day care has a troubled past. They say the deadly blaze last year wasn't Jessica Tata's first time being involved in a fire. As a teen, she was convicted of at least one arson...
HOUSTON (AP) - A U.S. Marine on overseas duty in Guam has been returned to Texas to face child sex abuse charges. Prosecutors in Houston say 22-year-old George Christopher Aragon was arrested on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child. Investigators say Aragon allegedly...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a child pornography case linked to his laptop computer seized at a California airport. Prosecutors say 47-year-old Todd M. Fowler of Arlington was sentenced Tuesday by a federal judge in Fort...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Sex offender Ramon Torres Hernandez is headed for execution for the rape, robbery and slaying of a 37-year-old San Antonio woman 11 years ago. Hernandez was one of three people convicted in the murder of Rosa Maria Rosado. She was grabbed and thrown into...
ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - The Texas judge seen viciously beating his then-teenage daughter in a video she posted on the Internet last year is expected to return to the bench Wednesday after a yearlong suspension. The Texas Supreme Court lifted Aransas County Court-at-Law Judge...
HOUSTON (AP) - A second day of deliberations awaits jurors in the trial of a Houston woman charged with murder after a 2011 fire at her home day care killed four children who had been left alone. Jessica Tata is being tried on one of four counts of felony murder. If convicted,...