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South Texas Ex-Mayor Gets 8 Years Plus a Month in Prison
The former mayor of the South Texas town of Crystal City has been sentenced to eight years and a month in federal prison for corruption.
Ron Paul Apologizes For ‘Offensive Cartoon’ on Social Media
Former Texas congressman Ron Paul is apologizing for an "offensive cartoon" with racist illustrations that he says a staff member inadvertently posted to his social media.
North Texas Man Drowns in Pond After Trying to Save Calf
Police say a North Texas man drowned while trying to rescue a calf that had fallen into a pond.
1 Dead, 12 Hurt in Construction Explosion at Texas Hospital
One construction worker was killed and a dozen others were injured after an explosion at an addition to a Texas hospital Tuesday, authorities said.
Texas Nurse Indicted For Intentionally Injuring Patients
A Texas nurse accused of intentionally injuring patients has been charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Texas Prosecutors Say They Plan to Retry Ex-Deputy’s Husband
Prosecutors say they will retry a former deputy's husband charged in the death of a man he and his wife confronted outside a Houston-area restaurant.
3 Sought in Houston-Area Home Invasion, Boy, 7, Held in Tub
Authorities are seeking three masked men who kicked down the door of a Houston-area home and held a 7-year-old boy in a bathtub of hot water to force the family to turn over cash and valuables.
Body of Child Washed Ashore Identified, Mother Arrested
Texas authorities have identified the body of a child found washed ashore in Southeast Texas last year, and accused his mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body.
Man Gets About 6 Months in Jail After Voter Fraud Plea
A 28-year-old Dallas-area man has been sentenced to about six months in jail after pleading guilty to a charge in an ongoing voter fraud investigation.
Texas Deputy Arrested on Allegation of Child Sexual Assault
A sheriff's deputy in South Texas is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child's mother with deportation if she reported him, authorities said.