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HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area woman has been charged in the 2012 slaying of her husband in a death originally reported as an attack on the couple at their home. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says Sandra Melgar faces a murder charge in the fatal stabbing of Jaime Melgar. Investigators haven't released a possible motive for the slaying.

STAFFORD, Texas (AP) - Texas police have arrested a man in connection with last month's fatal shooting of a businessman at a poker game. Stafford police say the man killed Donald Leonetti. Leonetti owned a Missouri City graphics company that made T-shirts. He and a dozen others had gathered for an invitation-only game in a shopping center.

ARANSAS PASS, Texas (AP) - A bridge in South Texas has reopened after it was struck by a barge. The Texas Department of Transportation says the incident happened at the Dale Miller Bridge in Aransas Pass. The route between Aransas Pass and the Port Aransas ferry landing was closed yesterday afternoon. The bridge was reopened by early yesterday evening.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Texas man has pleaded guilty to seeking revenge on his ex-girlfriend by emailing out videos of them having sex. Philip Welch Ingram struck the deal yesterday in exchange for five years of deferred adjudication probation. Police say Ingram hid a video recorder to film the couple. They say after the two broke up Ingram hacked into her email.

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