Posted: Jan 9, 2013 4:23 PM
Updated: Jan 9, 2013 4:23 PM
EAGLE LAKE, Texas (AP) Thousands of people who work in businesses tied to Texas' rice industry are bracing for a second year of devastating losses after a water board decided to halt irrigation unless there is significant rain by March. The Lower Colorado River Authority decided Tuesday to cut off water for a second consecutive year if Lakes Buchanan and Travis are still below 850,000 acre-feet on March 1st.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) An attorney for Texas linebacker Jordan Hicks says police will not file charges against his client after investigating a sexual assault allegation on the eve of the Alamo Bowl. Austin attorney Perry Minton says today in a statement that San Antonio police informed him that no charges will be brought against Hicks "or anyone else in this matter."
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) A grand jury has declined to indict the driver of a parade float involved in a train collision that killed four U.S. military veterans. The panel decided today that Dale Hayden won't face charges in the November 15th accident in West Texas that killed four veterans who had served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
DALLAS (AP) A Dallas woman who once ran a federal credit union has pleaded guilty to hiding at least $3.4 million in funds and using them for cars, property and other personal purchases. Thirty-four-year-old Theresa Portillo pleaded guilty yesterday in Dallas federal court to one count of embezzlement of funds from a credit union.