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President Barack Obama's first choice for a Texas federal prosecutor withdrew from consideration Thursday after lengthy delays in the appointment process. John B. Stevens Jr., a state judge in Beaumont, was the president's pick to oversee prosecutions in Texas' Eastern District...
While the manhunt continues for a former executive director of an Austin non-profit accused of stealing from the charity, court documents are shedding more light on the brevity of the accusations. A search warrant affidavit says that 51-year old Louann Aponte, the former...
Standing in line at the movie theater to get your popcorn and soda might soon be a thing of the past. A new theater called Gold Class Cinemas is opening up at The Domain on May 7th. Austin and Dallas will be the only cities in Texas to have one of these theaters. The theaters...
Magic Brands LLC, an Austin-based restaurant group, is selling almost all of its assets, including Fuddruckers and Koo Koo Roo restaurant brands, to Tavistock Group in a $40 million transaction. Tavistock Group owns and operates Austin-based Freebirds World Burrito, which has 32...
Rescue crews continued scouring the waters of the Gulf of Mexico deep into Wednesday night, looking for 11 workers missing after an explosion and massive fire engulfed an offshore rig operating about 40 miles off the Louisiana coast. The families of those unaccounted for,...
A growing number of North Texas home foreclosure filings have nothing to do with the usual late mortgage payments. Almost 350 Dallas-Fort Worth area homes are facing a forced sale because the owners owe money to homeowners associations or home equity loan holders, local...
Sandy Sendgikoski, the man on trial in Bastrop County in the drunk driving deaths of two men, was convicted of two counts of intoxication manslaughter on Friday. Bastrop County Assistant District Attorney Greg Gilleland said the jury took less than two hours to convict...
One of the nation's most notorious priest pedophiles is scheduled to be released from the Galveston County Jail today after serving a two-year sentence for failing to register as a sex offender. Former Catholic priest Gilbert Gauthe, 64, who in 1985 was convicted on 34 counts of...
A San Antonio police officer accused of using a city computer to glean a woman's personal information and then staging an emergency response to her house has been fired after an investigation revealed he boasted about other women on his patrol car terminal and pulled their...