Posted: Jan 4, 2014 5:30 AM
Updated: Jan 4, 2014 5:31 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Two Texas clinics will be able to continue providing abortions after receiving hospital admitting privileges. Court documents show that doctors at Whole Woman's Health in San Antonio and the Abortion Advantage clinic in Dallas recently acquired the credentials. The Legislature passed a law in July requiring doctors to have admitting privileges to perform abortions.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) San Antonio police are asking for the public's help to find who was responsible for the fatal shooting of a 90-year-old woman killed while sitting in a wheelchair inside her home. Police said Ruth Bateman Clay appeared to have been killed by a bullet fired behind her home that passed through the wall of her bedroom.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) Four-year prison terms have been handed down to a former West Texas county judge and a local businessman who pleaded guilty to public corruption charges. Anthony Cobos, was the highest administrative official in El Paso between 2007 and 2010. He pleaded guilty in September to taking bribes from local businessman Lorenzo Hilario Aguilar, the other defendant sentenced.
DALLAS (AP) Susan G. Komen for the Cure saw a drop of 22 percent in contributions in the year following the controversy over its former decision to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings. A spokeswoman for the Dallas-based breast cancer charity said contributions including donations and corporate sponsorships dropped from about $164 million from the fiscal year ending in March 2012 to $128 million in the year ending March 2013.