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A jury has found a North Texas man guilty of intoxication manslaughter in the drunken-driving crash that killed a family of three. The Tarrant County jury deliberated for several hours over two days in Fort Worth before finding Benjamon Todd Stewart guilty Thursday of three...
A San Antonio mother has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for starving her two young daughters. A jury sentenced 24-year-old Kayela McClintick on Thursday. She was convicted Wednesday of injuring by omission her 6- and 2-year-old daughters in 2012. Doctors say the girls were...
At the end of a seven-month tragedy that claimed a family, an attorney says he's not sure the full story will ever be known. Authorities confirmed Thursday that two bodies found at a suburban Dallas home were those of Sumeet and Pallavi Dhawan. The Dhawans' 10-year-old son,...
AUSTIN — Texas game wardens have recently been involved with four separate illegal marijuana cultivation cases in rural areas. “During the last two months, we have been involved in four large-scale marijuana ‘grows’ — two in Fort Bend County, and two in Polk County,” says Col...
More than 76,000 Texas students in the fifth and eighth grades — about 1 in 10 pupils — were unable to pass the STAAR math or reading tests on the third try this summer. Most were promoted to the next grade only through a loophole in state law. New results compiled by the Texas...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A man who lured girls and women from Mexico into prostitution with false newspaper advertisements for U.S. jobs must serve life in federal prison. Charles Marquez was sentenced Wednesday in El Paso. Prosecutors say the victims from 2007 through early 2012...
Conjoined twins will be separated in a delicate and risky surgical procedure later this year at Texas Children's Hospital. But surgeons anticipate excellent results, and a Texas mom says her hope and faith in a positive outcome continues to grow every day. Elysse Mata from...
Fast food workers in Houston are participating in a national strike to win $15 an hour wages. Workers from McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger King and other fast food restaurants walked off their jobs as part of the strike early Thursday morning. The campaign, backed by Service...
HOUSTON (AP) - A security guard at a Houston strip mall has fatally shot a trespassing suspect who also allegedly attacked a police officer in the after-hours incident. Houston police say the suspect died Wednesday at a hospital. His name wasn't immediately released. Police were...