Posted: Jun 27, 2014 6:01 AM
Updated: Jun 27, 2014 6:01 AM
DALLAS (AP) The Dallas school district says rules were regularly ignored as coaches and other district employees conspired to falsify student residency documents to field talented basketball players. The district earlier this month fired 15 employees after learning of the falsified documents. Most of the fired employees were found to have approved residency documents without actually visiting a player's home.
DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas (AP) Central Texas police say a couple kept their adopted son locked in a garage apartment for at least four years. A police affidavit says the apartment behind the Dripping Springs home of Jenifer and Dane Thyssen was locked from the outside. The couple told police that Koystya Thyssen was locked in the apartment to protect their other children.
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) The first lady of Honduras will tour South Texas immigration shelters today. Ana Garcia de Hernandez will also visit several Border Patrol stations in the Rio Grande Valley and plans to remain in the area through tomorrow. Many immigrants say they are fleeing widespread gang violence and lack of job opportunities.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) The Kimbell Art Museum will show the private art collection of Fort Worth philanthropist Nancy Lee and Perry Bass next spring. The Basses collected numerous important works from 19th century impressionists to artists of the mid-20th century. It includes pieces by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet (muh-NAY') and Pierre-Auguste Renoir (rehn-WAH').