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Jim Forsyth

Corrected: Spokesman for hacker group Anonymous arrested in Texas

12 Apr 2019

(Corrects September 13, 2012, story to change "leader" to "spokesman" in headline and first paragraph; deletes 10th paragraph and reference to Zetas.)

Democrat Julian Castro launches 2020 U.S. presidential bid

12 Jan 2019

SAN ANTONIO, Texas/WASHINGTON Texas Democrat Julian Castro, a former San Antonio mayor and top U.S. housing official, formally launched his White House bid on Saturday, entering as a dark horse candidate in a likely crowded field vying to challenge President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election. | Video

Five dead following U.S. Border Patrol car chase in Texas

18 Jun 2018

BIG WELLS, Texas Five immigrants died and several others were injured on Sunday when their vehicle careened out of control while being chased by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Texas about 90 miles (145 km) north of the Mexican border, officials said. | Video

Texas family sues U.S. for $50 million over church massacre

09 Jun 2018

SAN ANTONIO A couple whose nine relatives were among the 26 people fatally shot in a Texas church massacre in November has sued the U.S. government for $50 million, saying its "institutional failures" played a part in the murders, court filings on Friday showed.

Sixth Texas parcel bomb leaves U.S. investigators baffled

22 Mar 2018

AUSTIN/SCHERTZ, Texas A parcel packed with nails and shrapnel blew up on Tuesday at a FedEx Corp centre near San Antonio, Texas, injuring a worker, before a second booby-trapped package was intercepted in Austin - the latest in a chain of bombings that have killed two people. | Video

Second man pleads guilty in Texas death of 10 immigrants in truck

09 Mar 2018

SAN ANTONIO, Texas A second man pleaded guilty on Thursday to arranging the transport of dozens of immigrants across Texas last year that ended with 10 of them dead or dying in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a San Antonio parking lot.

Family sues retailer for sale of gun used in Texas church massacre

16 Dec 2017

SAN ANTONIO The family of a woman and two children killed when a gunman opened fire in a rural Texas church has sued the store that sold the assault rifle used in the deadliest mass murder in the state's history, lawyers said on Friday.

Priest gets life sentence in cold-case murder of Texas beauty queen

09 Dec 2017

SAN ANTONIO A retired Catholic priest convicted of murdering a former beauty queen who came to him for confession was sentenced to life in prison by a jury in south Texas on Friday, local media reported, ending a cold case that has troubled the community for nearly 60 years.

Florida city votes to scrub Confederate names from streets

31 Aug 2017

A city commission in southern Florida on Wednesday voted to remove the names of three Confederate generals from city streets, in response to a community campaign begun months before the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Hurricane Harvey threatens U.S. with most powerful storm in 12 years

25 Aug 2017

SAN ANTONIO A Gulf of Mexico storm rapidly intensified on Thursday spinning into the potentially biggest hurricane to hit the mainland United States in 12 years and taking aim at the heart of nation's oil refining industry. | Video

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