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HOUSTON (AP) - The head of the child welfare agency in Texas has resigned amid a criminal investigation of a West Texas office's handling of the death of a malnourished toddler whose mother claimed she was too stressed by her husband's deployment to care for her children. A...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Relatives of Sherman Hemsley from Philadelphia are expected to appear at the El Paso probate court for a hearing where the judge will hear them and consider DNA tests ordered to solve the matter. The tests were ordered in September when a man claimed to be...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are seeking a grandson of an 89-year-old minister after the pastor and his daughter were found beaten to death in a burning home. Police say the 20-year-old grandson is a person of interest in Thursday's killing of the Rev. Clements Dorsey and 61-...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - Another South Texas border county employee has been charged with accepting bribes. Federal prosecutors in Del Rio say 40-year-old Eduardo Rene Rodriguez remains in custody pending a detention hearing next Wednesday. Rodriguez surrendered Thursday after...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge is expected to rule on whether a JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a flight by running through the plane and yelling about terrorists can go free. Clayton Osbon was charged with interference with a flight crew for his behavior on the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas lawyer is expected to enter a no guilty plea at a detention hearing for charges that he laundered more than $600 million in drug profits for a Mexican drug cartel. Court records show El Paso lawyer Marco Antonio Delgado is to appear at his...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Harris County deputy and two jailers have appealed their firings over the 2011 death of an inmate diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic The recently obtained civil service records confirm the August dismissals of Joseph Jameson, Christopher Pool and Christopher...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Police are looking for three gunmen after a Central Texas clerk was wounded and another man fatally shot in a robbery after the convenience store closed. Killeen police say the man who stopped to pick up the clerk was dead at the scene early Thursday...
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...