PERRYTON, Texas (AP) - Police say three adults and one toddler have died in a Texas Panhandle car wreck. The Texas Department of Public Safety says two vehicles crashed on a highway about 25 miles south of the Oklahoma border yesterday evening. One driver, his wife and their 2-year-old daughter were pronounced dead at the scene. A 19-year-old passenger in the other vehicle was also pronounced dead at the scene.
DENTON, Texas (AP) - Police say 24 people have been arrested in a North Texas human-trafficking sting. The Denton County Sheriff's Department says two 17-year-olds were rescued during the operation late last week. U.S. Homeland Security worked with local departments on the operation.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas jury has delivered a nearly $30 million verdict against the Lower Colorado River Authority. A Comal County jury returned the verdict in favor of New Braunfels Utilities yesterday. The Austin-based river authority manages water resources and provides electricity.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Jurors will reconvene in St. Paul today to deliberate whether former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura was defamed in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle. Ventura says the Texas man invented a story about punching him in a California bar in 2006. An attorney for Kyle's estate told jurors that Ventura failed to prove his claim.
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