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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were:

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Convicted child killer Genene Jones is escorted out of the Bexar County 399th State District Court in San Antonio, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children pleaded guilty in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old boy, receiving a life sentence…

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Convicted child killer Genene Jones is sworn in before a hearing in the Bexar County 399th State District Court in San Antonio, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children pleaded guilty in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old boy, receiving a …

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A former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children pleaded guilty Thursday in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old boy, receiving a life sentence that a prosecutor said should ensure she dies in prison.

A former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children pleaded guilty Thursday to the 1981 death of an 11-month-old and received a life sentence. Genene Jones, 69, was sent to prison in 1984 after being convicted for the death of one child and for giving an overdose to another.

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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, new New York Mets manager, Carlos Beltran, center, poses for a picture with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, left, and Mets COO Jeff Wilpon during a baseball news conference at Citi Field in New York. Beltran is out as manager of the Mets. The team…

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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, then-Houston Astros' Carlos Beltran waits in the dugout during the sixth inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Los Angeles. Beltran is out as manager of the New York Mets. The team announced the move Thursday…

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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, New York Mets new manager, Carlos Beltran, right, laughs with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen at the start of an introductory baseball news conference at Citi Field in New York. Beltran is out as manager of the Mets. The team announced the move Thu…

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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, right, hands outfielder Carlos Beltran a cap during a news conference to announce Beltran's signing a one-year contract with the team, in Houston. Beltran is out as manager of the New York Mets. The team ann…

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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, New York Mets new manager Carlos Beltran arrives at an introductory baseball news conference with his family, including his wife Jessica Beltran, left, at Citi Field in New York. Beltran is out as manager of the Mets. The team announced the move Thurs…

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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 4 de noviembre de 2019, el manager de los Mets de Nueva York Carlos Beltrán durante la rueda de prensa de su presentación. El equipo anunció que Beltrán no seguirá como piloto.

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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2004, file photo, then-Houston Astros' Carlos Beltran reacts after hitting a home run in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 4 of the National League Championship Series in Houston. Beltran is out as manager of the New York Mets. The team an…

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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2019, file photo, New York Mets manager Carlos Beltran listens to a question during the Major League Baseball winter meetings in San Diego. Beltran is out as manager of the Mets. The team announced the move Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

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The Stewart Detention Center is seen through the front gate, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by the roughly 1,650 male detainees that U.S. Immi…

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Mail boxes for various departments line a hallway as detainees walk through the Stewart Detention Center, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by th…

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In this Nov. 19, 2019, photo, asylum seekers from Central America and Cuba follow an Immigration and Customs Enforcement guard into the Richard C. White Federal Building in El Paso, Texas. They are some of the thousands of migrants forced to wait in Mexico pending their applications for asyl…

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In this Jan. 6, 2020, photo, Michael Navas Gomez, a political activist from Nicaragua, poses for a photo at his attorney's office in Los Angeles. Navas Gomez, who was detained in a remote detention facility in Louisiana for five months, was granted asylum in the U.S.

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In this Jan. 6, 2020, photo, Michael Navas Gomez, left, poses for a photo with his attorney, Joshua Greer at his office in Los Angeles. Navas Gomez, who was detained in a remote detention facility in Louisiana for five months, was lucky to have a lawyer who helped him navigate the immigratio…

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In this Nov. 21, 2019, photo Audencio Lopez, center, who crossed the border illegally as a teenager in 1997, is seated with two of his children, Anaias, 12, left, and Mercy, 8, right, during an interview with The Associated Press, at their home in Lynn, Mass. After going through the immigrat…

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In this Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 photo Audencio Lopez, a 39-year-old native of Guatemala, is interviewed by a reporter from The Associated Press at his home in Lynn, Mass. After going through the immigration court process for seven years, Lopez was told at a court hearing this past fall that …

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In this Nov. 21, 2019, photo Audencio Lopez, center, who crossed the border illegally as a teenager in 1997, is seated with two of his children, Anaias, 12, left, and Mercy, 8, right, during an interview with The Associated Press, at their home in Lynn, Mass. After going through the immigrat…

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In this Nov. 15, 2019, photo, a detainee transport van travels the rural road back to the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by the roughly 1,65…

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In this Nov. 15, 2019, photo, detainees walk through the halls at the Stewart Detention Center, in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by the roughly 1,650 male detainees th…

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In this Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, photo, detainees lay on their bunks in their pod at the Stewart Detention Center, in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and right next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by the roughly …

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In this Nov. 15, 2019, photo, Crystal Sandoval, of El Paso, Texas-based Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, gives an asylum application workshop in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The attendants, mostly from Cuba, were sent to Mexico by U.S. immigration officials to wait while they apply for asyl…

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In this Nov. 12, 2019, photo, attorney Nicholas Palazzo watches a presentation by a coworker at Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, in El Paso, Texas. Pushpins on the map behind him mark the homlands of the center's clients. Palazzo is one of about a dozen pro-bono lawyers in El Paso ser…

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In this Nov. 15, 2019, a detainee bags personal items at the intake station at the Stewart Detention Center, in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and right next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by the roughly 1,65…

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In this Nov. 22, 2019, photo, mechanic Miguel Borrayo works on a car in Ogden, Utah. Borrayo tried to find a lawyer to help him argue he should be allowed to stay in the country with his American-born children, despite lacking legal papers. But he was told it would cost up to $8,000 and he d…

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In this Nov. 22, 2019, photo, mechanic Miguel Borrayo works on a car in Ogden, Utah. Borrayo tried to find a lawyer to help him argue he should be allowed to stay in the country with his American-born children, despite lacking legal papers. But he was told it would cost up to $8,000 and he d…

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Dysfunctional for years, the nation's immigration court system has recently grown worse. The AP visited immigration courts in 11 cities observing how massive caseloads and shifting administration policies have increased the turmoil.

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Convicted child killer Genene Jones appears in the Cadena-Reeves Justice Center in San Antonio. Jones, a former Texas nurse suspected in the killing of dozens of children pleaded guilty Thursday to the 1981 death of an 11-month-old and was sentenced to life in prison. Jones, 69, has been in …

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A firearms trade association distributing taxpayer-funded gun locks to Texas residents to prevent accidental shootings advised the Austin Police Department not to give any to a woman affiliated with a gun control advocacy group, emails show.

Needed infrastructure and trade agreements likely won’t happen as long as Democrats press for impeaching President Donald Trump, Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert of Tyler said Friday.

State Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, returned to his Harrison County roots last week and addressed an audience at the Harrison County NAACP while on the campaign trail in his run for Sen. John Cornyn’s seat.

AUSTIN — Whether you’re in need of notebooks, rulers or running shoes, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and other items during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

A statewide dust-up between the speaker of the Texas House of Representatives and the leader of a hard-right political group left at least two East Texas lawmakers scratching their heads as they tried to learn whether — and why — the House leader would target their neighbor, state Rep. Travis Clardy.

The parents of three Boy Scouts electrocuted at an East Texas lake in 2017 were celebrating news Monday that regulations were coming to help prevent a similar occurrence again.

A controversial elections bill that would raise penalties for certain election-related offenses and establish tighter rules for assisting disabled, elderly or absentee voters is set for a public hearing and vote this week in a Texas House committee.

Three months after first questioning the citizenship status of almost 100,000 registered voters, the Texas secretary of state has agreed to end a review of the voter rolls for supposed noncitizens that was flawed from the start.

Blasting the Senate for taking a symbolic approach on school district taxes, a panel of House lawmakers heavily altered then approved the upper chamber’s version of priority property tax legislation late Thursday. And committee members pointedly included a provision meant to rebut claims tha…

This week we passed the 100-day point of the 86th legislative session. From here on in, it is a mad dash until May 27, when the Legislature adjourns “sine die” or without a day. The days, hearings and debates get longer as more and more legislation comes before the House. In fact, Wednesday,…

Less than seven months into the fiscal year, the number of undocumented immigrants who have been apprehended or turned themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley has already surpassed last year’s total, the agency said Monday.

After facing unexpected friction in Texas’ Republican-dominated legislature, a pair of bills to override local rules mandating paid sick leave and standardize employment practices across the state passed the Senate on Thursday over the objections of LGBTQ advocates who have warned the bills …