Posted: Jul 17, 2014 2:31 AM
Updated: Jul 17, 2014 2:32 AM
HOUSTON (AP) Houston veterans have been left to sleep on the streets after a disagreement between federal and local officials. The Department of Veterans Affairs and Houston housing officials could not agree on how many housing vouchers were available for veterans. An audit of emails and data by the newspaper shows that 720 months of rent from the Harris County Housing Authority went unused last year.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) A former South Texas sheriff is to be sentenced after pleading guilty to money laundering. Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) could receive up to 20 years in prison today for his April 14 plea about two weeks after resigning as sheriff. His former commander could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced today for accepting a bribe.
DALLAS (AP) The head of a charter school co-founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders says he'll appeal the state's decision to revoke its charter. The Texas Education Agency's concerns about the Prime Prep Academy include mismanagement, financial problems and issues with its subsidized meals programs. The Dallas and Fort Worth campuses will likely open for the fall pending a final decision by the state.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) An American Airlines MD-80 was met by law enforcement officials when it landed in Kansas City, Missouri, because of what an American spokeswoman called a "disruptive" passenger. Flight 1233 left Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport and landed at Kansas City International Airport yesterday afternoon. A spokeswoman says it was not an emergency landing and there were no injuries.