Dallas-area jury declines to indict DA in death of crossing guard

GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) - A grand jury in Northeast Texas has decided not to indict a district attorney in the death of an 87-year-old school crossing guard who was struck earlier this year by a vehicle driven by the prosecutor. A charge of criminally negligent homicide was dropped against Hunt County District Attorney Noble Walker after the jury…

Ex-pilot pleads guilty to running multiple Houston brothels

HOUSTON (AP) - A former United Airlines pilot has been placed on five years of deferred adjudication probation after pleading guilty to running about a half dozen brothels in the Houston area. Besides probation, state District Judge Jim Wallace ordered 53-year-old Bruce Wayne Wallis to pay a $2,000 fine and perform 150 hours of community service.

Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal released from jail

HOUSTON (AP) - The driver of a pickup displaying a profane message to President Donald Trump and his supporters has posted bond after being arrested near Houston on an outstanding warrant. Forty-six-year-old Karen Fonseca left the Fort Bend County jail late Thursday after being arrested earlier in the day on a fraud charge. The sheriff's office

Alcohol regulators investigating Texas State pledge death

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State alcohol regulators have opened an investigation into the death of a Texas State University fraternity pledge after an initiation ritual. The university about 50 miles south of Austin, Texas, suspended all fraternity and sorority chapters after Matt Ellis was found unresponsive Monday at an off-campus apartment. The

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