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Former Major Leaguer Wetteland Charged With Child Sex Abuse

DENTON, Texas — Former major league pitcher John Wetteland has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. Denton County jail records show the 52-year-old Wetteland was arrested Monday and freed on $25,000 bond. Authorities h...

Cruz Fends Off O’Rourke in Texas Senate Race

EL PASO, Texas — Sen. Ted Cruz fended off a spirited underdog challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a cakewalk but needed a late boost from President Donald Trump to help push the incumbent ov...
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Texas Man Allegedly Sent Threatening Letters to Taylor Swift

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A 26-year-old Austin, Texas, man has been arrested on federal charges for allegedly sending threatening letters to pop star Taylor Swift and showing up at her record label in Nashville, Tennessee. Federal prosecutors in Nashville said in ...