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A 14th person has died following the crash of a pickup truck overloaded with illegal immigrants in South Texas. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Greg Palmore says nine people remain hospitalized following the most recent death. Palmore says the 11 men and three...
Two people are dead and two others are hospitalized after 17-vehicle chain collision on a West Texas interstate blamed on a dust storm. The crash happened just before 8 p.m. on Interstate 20 just west of Midland, about two miles east of the Midland-Ector county line. Midland...
Police say a 16-year-old San Antonio girl has died in a boating accident near Aransas Pass. Aransas Pass Police Chief Eric Blanchard told the San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/O9OBnL) Saturday that he believes the 16-year-old girl was with her family Friday morning when...
Authorities say an 11th person has died in a pickup truck crash in South Texas that also injured 12 others. Gerald Bryant, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, upgraded the death toll by one on Sunday night. He says several of the surviving victims have life-...
One of the victims of the Colorado shooting spent part of her childhood in Texas and is remembered by friends as a hard-working single mother who could light up a room with her smile and carefree spirit. Rebecca Wingo of Aurora, Colo., graduated from high school in Quinlan, east...
A police officer returning home after his shift has died after colliding with a suspected drunk driver in Johnson County south of Fort Worth. KDFW Channel 5 reports (http://bit.ly/Mg1NZN) that Lancaster Police Officer Dustin Dodson died late Saturday at a Fort Worth hospital...
A federal grand jury has indicted a topless club owner accused of organizing a failed plot to kill a Texas mayor and city attorney. Prosecutors on Thursday announced Ryan Walker Grant's indictment on counts of murder for hire and unlawfully transferring a firearm. Grant, of...
A Central Texas man told police that his wife stabbed him in the hand after reading his Facebook page. Rhonda Rochelle Washington was in the Brazos County Jail in Bryan Thursday evening with bond set at $999. The 33-year-old Bryan woman is charged with aggravated assault. Police...
A Houston man has been indicted on charges that accuse him of sex-trafficking of a 14-year-old girl. A federal magistrate in Houston on Thursday ordered Jeremy Jacobi Scott detained until trial on the single count. If convicted, the 28-year-old defendant could get life...