Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:02 AM
Updated: Jan 16, 2013 6:02 AM
TYLER, Texas (AP) Jury selection is slated to begin in the East Texas trial of a retired 76-year-old dentist accused of killing his 71-year-old wife. Attorneys in Tyler will start choosing a jury today for the trial of Bobby Nichols. He stands accused of killing his wife of 26 years, Rosalind Nichols. Bobby Nichols has said he doesn't remember details of the night last June, but has acknowledged shooting his wife in their home.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Republican state Senator Jane Nelson are planning a joint news conference to reveal two Medicaid reform bills. The pair will discuss the measures this morning. Nelson already is sponsoring a bill to require those seeking welfare and unemployment benefits to undergo drug testing.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A San Antonio husband and wife have been banned from doing federal tax returns after investigators found improper credits and losses topping $3 million. The Department of Justice yesterday announced details of the injunction against Pete Escalante Gutierrez and Jeanette Gutierrez. Authorities say the couple must also turn over the names of customers they did tax returns for since last January.
HOUSTON (AP) A former Houston police officer faces up to 25 years in prison for becoming a drug money courier after he left the force. Prosecutors say 47-year-old Anthony Foster pleaded guilty yesterday in the money laundering case. Foster faces sentencing in May.