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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for being an online child predator and meeting his victim in Laredo. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Tuesday sentenced Anthony Michael Puckett. The 41-year-old Corpus Christi...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Border agents in Texas are trying to determine whether $52,000 in undeclared cash hidden in a detergent box was laundered money. El Paso County Jail records show 36-year-old Edgar Lopez Chavez was being held Wednesday on a bulk cash smuggling charge. Online...
SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man who in 2011 became the nation's first full face transplant recipient has thanked a service group for helping him get a guide dog. Dallas Wiens had the golden retriever named Charley with him Tuesday night at the Southlake City Council...
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a fire at a Dallas-area apartment complex has left at least two people slightly hurt and more than 20 units destroyed. Investigators are trying to determine what sparked Monday night's blaze at the Arbors of Las Colinas in Irving. Crews on...
DALLAS (AP) - Unseasonably warm temperatures are expected to persist through the week with no rain to give respite to the drought intensifying in most of Texas. The National Weather Service reports East and Southeast Texas will see occasional small chances of light rain...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush is set to give opening remarks at a conference on the benefits of immigrants to the U.S. economy. The Tuesday conference is hosted by the George W. Bush Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. It is part of a Bush Institute...
PALESTINE, Texas (AP) - The Texas State Railroad plans to test a new three-mile section of track linking the East Texas rail attraction to the Union Pacific railroad. In a statement, Texas State Railroad officials say they hope the connection in Palestine will allow the East...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican Comptroller Susan Combs is spotlighting state pensions in the last of four reports from her office on public money in Texas. The report due Tuesday from the state's chief accountant follows similar breakdowns on taxes and local debt. Combs has...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas education officials say thousands of students retaking a standardized test had to skip the electronic version due to a computer glitch. Some students and testing coordinators on Monday had trouble launching the system or logging back on. Texas...