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A South Texas grand jury has decided against charges in the police shooting death of a middle-school student. Cameron County District Attorney Armando Villalobos said Friday that the grand jury found insufficient probable cause that the officers committed a crime. On January 4th...
RIPLEY, Tenn. (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service says a man suspected of killing a Texas couple has been captured in western Tennessee. U.S. Marshals spokesman Seth Bruce said Donny Greenhaw was caught Friday morning. Details on the capture were not immediately released...
Officials at a Houston-based brine company told residents of a rural Louisiana town that it will be at least 40 days before they get definitive answers about an enormous sinkhole that opened up in Assumption Parish. Mark Cartwright, president of Texas Brine Company said Friday...
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent has pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter in a drunken-driving crash that killed a South Texas man. Adrian Parada Jr. admitted in court that he was drunk and sending a text message with his cellphone when the three-vehicle...
HOUSTON (AP) - Voters will decide in November whether to approve a $1.9 billion bond package, one of the largest in Texas school history. The Houston school board endorsed the plan Thursday to rebuild or renovate many of the district's aging schools and upgrade campus technology...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (AP) - Police in a wealthy Dallas enclave are reporting a rash of SUV break-ins in which thieves are stealing third-row seats. University Park police urge SUV owners to park in their garages and lock the seats down with cables. Police say several third-row...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas County's top official has declared a public health emergency, saying the spread of the West Nile virus has become epidemic. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced the declaration in a statement issued Thursday night. Jenkins says county officials are...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for a 2010 crime spree that left a deliveryman dead. Jose Clemente Ramos Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to capital murder in the death of Ruben Martinez outside a Fort Worth convenience...
HOUSTON (AP) - A U.S. Postal Service carrier in Houston is being honored for saving two children from a burning home in June. Danny Thompson was on his route when he saw smoke from an air conditioning unit. He knocked on the door but got no answer. He kept delivering mail but...