23 immigrants found hidden in semitrailer near El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Federal officials say a man has been arrested on a charge of transporting people who are illegally in the U.S. after 23 people were found in the semitrailer he was driving on Interstate 10 near El Paso. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 44-year-old Comothial Harper, a U.S. citizen from Bainbridge, Georgia, was…

More than 250 arrested in month-long Houston-area sex sting

HOUSTON (AP) - More than 250 sex buyers and traffickers have been arrested in the Houston area during a monthlong sting operation, authorities said Friday. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the arrests by his agency and Houston police accounted for about 25 percent of more than 1,000 arrests made by a coalition of 37 law enforcement agencies

Texan gets life term for killing estranged wife and her twin

MCKINNEY (AP) - A North Texas man must serve life in prison without parole for the 2016 fatal shooting of his estranged wife and her twin sister. Officials say 51-year-old Kelley Bigham, of McKinney, pleaded guilty Tuesday to capital murder and was sentenced by a judge. Prosecutors could have sought the death penalty if the case went to trial.

Texan gets life term for killing estranged wife, her twi

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man must serve life in prison without parole for the 2016 fatal shooting of his estranged wife and her twin sister. A judge sentenced 51-year-old Kelley Bigham after the McKinney man pleaded guilty Tuesday to capital murder. The Dallas Morning News reports prosecutors could have sought the death penalty if

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Former Texas Gov. Mark White dies at 77

JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press AUSTIN - Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat from Henderson who championed public education reforms that…

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