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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...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Planned Parenthood will ask a state judge to extend an injunction against Texas banning its clinics from the Women's Health Program. Two weeks ago, the organization won a temporary order stopping Texas from banning clinics that have ties to groups that...
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...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A bronze sculpture of President John F. Kennedy is to be unveiled in Fort Worth, where he gave his last public speeches before his assassination that same day in nearby Dallas. The JFK Tribute opens Thursday in a downtown Fort Worth park, where visitors...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is calling for the repeal of the White House-backed federal health care reform law and urging Washington to stop trampling states' rights. In a statement Wednesday reacting to Barack Obama's re-election, Perry said Obama has "a chance to...