Posted: Sep 12, 2012 2:00 PM
Updated: Sep 12, 2012 2:00 PM
HOUSTON (AP) A judge has ordered a Houston boy who was kidnapped as an infant eight years ago to stay in foster care for now. Miguel Morin was found in March and his parents are having weekly therapy sessions with him in hopes of regaining custody. There will be another hearing in January. The boy's former baby sitter and her mother remain in jail on kidnapping charges.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) An instructor caught up in the sex scandal at Lackland Air Force Base has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a boot camp graduate. But Staff Sergeant Kwinton Estacio still faces the lesser charge of wrongful sexual contact and could go to prison for up to 14 years. Military prosecutors have investigated more than a dozen instructors at the base in San Antonio. Six have been charged.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Chesapeake Energy is selling most of its properties in the Permian Basin for about $7 billion. The deals are part of a move by the company to unload debt and shift more of its focus to drilling for oil instead of natural gas. The properties are being sold to a subsidiary of Shell, a subsidiary of Chevron and affiliates of EnerVest Limited.
NEW YORK (AP) American Airlines has signed a deal with SkyWest to do some of its regional flying. SkyWest will operate the flights under the American Eagle banner beginning in November. Most of them will be out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport.