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TYLER, Texas (AP) - Testimony has recessed for the week in the murder trial of a retired East Texas dentist in the shooting death of his wife. The trial of 76-year-old Bobby Ray Nichols recessed after prosecutors rested their case in the death of 71-year-old Rosalind Nichols,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former U.S. Homeland Security agent charged with conspiracy to falsify investigative records is to enter a plea in federal court in Brownsville. Wayne Ball is a former special agent with the Homeland Security Department inspector general's office in...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Three former South Texas law enforcement officers are to be arraigned on drug conspiracy charges that allege they took money to escort drug loads. Former Mission police officers Jonathan Trevino and Alexis Espinoza and former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a North Carolina physician and her husband who committed suicide in a Southeast Texas hotel apparently had money trouble. Details are in a Galveston police report on last summer's deaths of 53-year-old Dr. Leslie Cargile and 58-year-old...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A Mexican man has been sentenced to 11/2 years in a U.S. prison for trying to bribe an officer to let illegal immigrants slip through a border crossing into Texas. Prosecutors in McAllen say a judge Wednesday sentenced 31-year-old Jose Luis Huerta-Aguilar...
HOOKS, Texas (AP) - A military depot in Northeast Texas will lay off nearly 370 workers amid the downsizing of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Red River Army Depot on Wednesday announced plans for layoffs in February due to completion of work such as military vehicle...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two more Air Force basic-training instructors in Texas are being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct in cases that could include male victims. Training command attorney Lt. Col. Mark Hoover on Tuesday declined to release the names of the two latest...
WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) - After the Environmental Protection Agency learned that some water wells in a Fort Worth suburb had been contaminated with methane, the agency concluded that an oil company may have done the damage while drilling for natural gas. Initially, the EPA...
HOUSTON (AP) - A man accused of vandalizing a 1929 Pablo Picasso painting in an act caught on cellphone video is to be in court for the first time since surrendering to U.S. marshals last week at the U.S.-Mexico border. Uriel Landeros is to appear Wednesday before a federal...