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DALLAS (AP) - A former Dallas police officer who led the city's Crime Stoppers program is scheduled to be sentenced for her admitted role in running a rewards scam. Theadora Ross of Rowlett pleaded guilty in August to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and income tax evasion. U.S...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - One of two men arrested while allegedly trying to smuggle weapons for one Mexican cartel around rivals in another is scheduled to appear in federal court. Juan Ricardo Martinez Cardenas is scheduled for a detention hearing Friday in McAllen. He was arrested...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The smiling face of Lady Bird Johnson goes on a U.S. postage stamp as the U.S. Postal Service dedicates a souvenir Forever stamp to the former first lady in Austin. The Friday dedication is scheduled for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of the...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of children and spouses of fallen U.S. military are flying into North Texas for some all-expenses-paid holiday fun for the next few days. From Friday through Tuesday, American Airlines and American Eagle will fly more than 1,700 children and...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Promoters of a traveling exhibit of artifacts and memorabilia belonging to Pope John Paul II will reveal more details of the tour beginning next year in Lubbock. The exhibit called "I Have Come to You Again" opens in Lubbock on March 15. The Lubbock-based...
DALLAS (AP) - Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst will give a North Texas business group a preview of what he sees as the compelling issues to be faced by the session of the Texas Legislature convening in January. The Republican will address the issues before the Dallas Regional Chamber at...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Air Force trainer at a San Antonio base faces a hearing on whether he gets court-martialed for having improper relationships with trainees. An Air Force statement says Staff Sgt. Christopher Jackson is accused of having "unprofessional relationships" with...
DENVER (AP) - A Texas Republican's proposal to subsidize research on developing oil from oil shale is prompting objections from taxpayer advocates. A handful of companies have leases on federal land in Colorado and Utah for research on oil shale. Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators in Houston say a pedestrian died after she was pinned to a light pole by a shuttle bus that crashed at the Texas Medical Center complex. The Houston Fire Department says 11 people on board were injured Wednesday night. The woman who was killed had...