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Fort Worth man, 3 others get prison over slaying

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A North Texas man, his girlfriend and a father and son have been sentenced to prison over the 2012 slaying of an acquaintance during an argument.

Reward reaches $25K for missing Fort Worth woman

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A reward for information leading to a missing North Texas woman has grown to $25,000.

Texan gets 10 years, stole dead father's benefits

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A Texan has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing Social Security benefits meant for her father whose body was found in a storage unit in Kentucky.

Baltimore man gets 10 years in cocaine case

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for dealing crack cocaine obtained from sources in Arizona and Texas.

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

Police: El Paso officer shot, hospitalized

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

El Paso police are searching for a man who they say shot an officer.

Ex-Houston hospital executive convicted in fraud

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The former president of a Houston hospital and three other employees have been convicted in a Medicare scheme to steal $158 million from the federal government.

Former Dewhurst consultant to plead guilty

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

An Austin political consultant says he will enter a guilty plea after federal authorities charged him with embezzling nearly $1.8 million from the campaign of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.

Biden touts plans to fix 'Third World' NYC airport

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden, who infamously dubbed New York City's outdated LaGuardia Airport "a third-world country," joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference Monday to tout plans to improve the region's airports.

Texas selects company to run psychiatric facility

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Texas leaders are closer to privatizing a much maligned North Texas psychiatric facility despite concerns from mental health care advocates.