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A letter from the state noting a funding discrepancy of several million dollars was sent to Forney school officials half a year before they say their problems were discovered. The Dallas Morning News reports that the former superintendent, chief financial officer and board...
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper strongly suggested Friday that politics was behind the Obama administration's recent decision to delay a proposed oil pipeline from Canada _ days before he planned to visit the White House. Harper travels to Washington on Wednesday where he...
A Southeast Texas judge has accepted a plea deal from a third juvenile among 20 males accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Cleveland girl. Liberty County Attorney Wesley Hinch said Friday the plea deal was approved earlier this week by Liberty County Court- at-Law Judge...
Former Dallas great Charles Haley has been issued a citation after being accused of slapping a woman on the buttocks during the Cowboys' game against Miami on Thanksgiving. A police report says the woman found the contact inappropriate and was offended, and that a third party...
Police say a man shot and wounded a woman and four children at a home in Southeast Texas before apparently fatally shooting himself. Police Lt. Andrew Lewis said the woman and children were taken to Matagorda Regional Hospital in Bay City, where the woman was in surgery...
Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against a North Texas woman accused of causing a fatal wreck while driving the wrong way on Interstate 35-W with her hands behind her head. The charge Wednesday against Brittany Dawn Burton comes after Fort Worth police said an officer saw...
A Mexican man has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for his role in the 2004 drowning of nine Central American immigrants. The nine died when the vehicle in which they were being smuggled plunged into a South Texas canal. Joel Cardenas-Meneses had been convicted in a...
A Fort Worth man has been sentenced to life behind bars for nearly starving his infant son to death in 2007. Michael Foster had been convicted and sentenced to 50 years in prison in 2009 for nearly starving his son, Euphrates, to death in 2007. However, an appeals court...