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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas jury has deadlocked over whether an official fired after $16,000 in public funds went for a party misused the money. A judge in San Antonio on Wednesday night declared a mistrial in the case of Jeanetta Tinsley. The misapplication of fiduciary...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A bronze sculpture of President John F. Kennedy is to be unveiled in Fort Worth, where he gave his last public speeches before his assassination that same day in nearby Dallas. The JFK Tribute opens Thursday in a downtown Fort Worth park, where visitors...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is calling for the repeal of the White House-backed federal health care reform law and urging Washington to stop trampling states' rights. In a statement Wednesday reacting to Barack Obama's re-election, Perry said Obama has "a chance to...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a Georgia man faces up to 10 years in prison in a failed plot to kill three people in Texas. Prosecutors in Beaumont say no sentencing date has been set for Maurice Underwood of Sylvania, Ga. Underwood on Monday pleaded guilty to...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Police are looking for a gunman who opened fire into a South Texas house and wounded a 3-year-old girl then killed a man outside. San Antonio police say the gunfire early Wednesday may have been a gang-related attack after an earlier dispute. Further details...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - A man and a woman from East Texas have pleaded guilty in a payroll scam involving the cashing of more than 100 fake checks. Prosecutors say 44-year-old Mark Alan McCullars of Marshall and 23-year-old Amanda Henderson Longview pleaded guilty Tuesday to...
GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) - An East Texas teenager has been identified as the person found dead inside a storage trunk along a rural road. Officials in Greenville said Wednesday that 16-year-old Alicia Chanta Moore was identified as the person found by a road crew in Van Zandt...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas man has been sentenced to three years in prison for robbing a bank after failing to withdraw cash from his account. A federal judge in Dallas on Tuesday sentenced 19-year-old Jacory Stephon Walker. Walker earlier pleaded guilty to a January bank robbery in...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Police are looking for a gunman who opened fire into a South Texas house and wounded a 2-year-old girl then killed her father. San Antonio police say the gunfire early Wednesday may have been a gang-related attack after an earlier dispute. Further details...