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    Correction: Texas Prison-Riot Report story

    04/24/2015 02:14 PM CDT
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In a story April 23 about a federal review of a West Texas prison, The Associated Press reported erroneously that The Geo Group, a company paid to run the Reeves County Detention Center, subcontracted out the prison's health services to another company. 
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    Lawsuit: Hunger-striking immigrant moms faced retaliation
    04/23/2015 07:27 PM CDT - SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Three immigrant mothers held at a Texas detention facility filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that they were held in isolation in retaliation for their hunger strike to protest their detention and conditions at the center. Full Story

    Report critical of West Texas prison that was scene of riots
    04/23/2015 11:44 PM CDT - SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A prison in West Texas that holds mostly immigrant inmates and has been the scene of multiple riots was understaffed and failed to address persistent security problems, a federal report released Thursday said. Full Story

    Kids taken from home-based church where police say boy died
    04/16/2015 02:35 PM CDT - DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say five children have been removed from a Dallas-area home that served as a church where leaders helped starve a 2-year-old boy to rid him of a "demon. Full Story

    Houston hospital says woman has given birth to 5 girls
    04/15/2015 02:45 PM CDT - HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston hospital says a woman has delivered five girls in what it believes is the first set of all-female quintuplets born in the U. Full Story

    Texas executes San Antonio man for killing police officer
    04/15/2015 07:39 PM CDT - HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A San Antonio man who fatally shot a SWAT team member with the officer's own gun more than 14 years ago was executed Wednesday, the sixth convicted murderer put to death in Texas so far this year. Full Story

    Immigrant mother: Time at detention center depresses kids
    04/14/2015 06:24 PM CDT - SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Immigrant children at a federal detention facility in Texas are acting depressed after months of regimentation and confinement, said a Honduran mother who was recently released with her 2-year-old son. Full Story

    Police: Texas woman helped starve boy to rid him of 'demon'
    04/14/2015 07:39 PM CDT - DALLAS (AP) — A woman who operated a church at her suburban Dallas home has been arrested for allegedly helping starve a 2-year-old boy to rid him of a "demon," then holding a resurrection ceremony shortly after he died to try to revive him, investigators said Tuesday. Full Story

    Man set to be executed for killing San Antonio officer
    04/14/2015 02:04 PM CDT - HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Manuel Garza Jr. already had a lengthy criminal record when he was arrested at age 20 for killing a San Antonio police officer who stopped him outside an apartment complex in 2001. Full Story

    Only shove by Harvick this time at Texas comes on the track
    04/12/2015 10:24 AM CDT - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The only shove by Kevin Harvick in Texas this time came on the track. With 20 laps left in the Duck Commander 500 won by Jimmie Johnson, Harvick tapped the rear of Joey Logano's car to push past the defending race winner. Full Story