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KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Officials say six suspected illegal immigrants were killed and nine were injured when a truck being pursued by Kingsville police crashed into a security barrier at Naval Air Station Kingsville. Senior Cpl. Charlie Ramirez that says after the vehicle didn...
DALLAS (AP) - Authorities say the pickup truck that a 17-year-old Oklahoma boy stole from his parents' home along with guns and ammunition has been found after a deadly attempted home invasion in Texas. The Ellis County Sheriff's Department in North Texas says two male suspects...
NORTH ZULCH, Texas (AP) - Crews have reopened a Central Texas rail line after a truck hauling live chickens and a freight train collided in a derailment. BNSF Railway Co. spokesman Joe Faust said Tuesday that 11 cars and four locomotives derailed near North Zulch, about 120...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A former Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service employee has been arrested and accused of misusing a Texas 4H Foundation checking account and credit cards. A Texas A&M University Police Department statement Tuesday says Lorenza Rios Nunez of...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A Southeast Texas lawyer has been sentenced to two years in prison for misusing $365,000 he was supposed to manage. A federal judge in Beaumont on Tuesday sentenced 40-year-old Matthew Taylor Morones of Silsbee. Morones last September pleaded guilty to...
DESOTO, Texas (AP) - The bodies of a suburban Dallas couple have been found in a house in an apparent murder-suicide on the day their divorce became final. DeSoto police on Tuesday night received a 911 call about a break-in at a house and minutes later discovered the bodies...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for the neglect-related death of her diabetic 9-year-old daughter. A judge in Dallas on Monday sentenced 31-year-old Georgia Jones. Jones pleaded guilty to felony injury to a child in the May 2008 death of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas House members are to discuss a proposed ban on school districts from requiring student ID badges embedded with locator chips. The bill by influential Republican Rep. Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham would allow voluntary use of such IDs, but wouldn't let...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Lawmakers are planning to hear testimony on who decides the terminally ill patient's fate when the family and doctors disagree. The hearing in the Texas Senate on Tuesday will hear from those who want to revise the current rules and others who think the...