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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Police say a family waiting to be seated at a San Antonio steakhouse was targeted by a masked suspect who opened fire outside the restaurant. Police released a preliminary report Monday that says a child and four adults were injured by gunfire Sunday night outside a Texas Roadhouse. The report says the suspect fired multiple rounds from a handgun before fleeing. Police say a 6-year-old boy was shot in the leg, but that two of his adult relatives have life-threatening injuries.

DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a U.S. Postal Service worker has been found shot to death inside a mail truck along a busy highway. Police released a statement Monday saying the case is being investigated as a homicide. Police say officers found the worker's body inside the government vehicle early Monday morning after responding to a reported shooting along Interstate 30 near downtown Dallas. The U.S. Postal Service operates two large complexes nearby. No arrests have been made.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma lawmaker says he won't push for a vote on a resolution to oust a judge who approved probation for an admitted rapist. Republican Rep. Mike Ritze tells The Oklahoman that he's putting the resolution on hold so lawmakers can focus on other issues. The judge and the prosecutor in the case faced backlash after the suspect was sentenced for raping a 13-year-old Texas girl at a church camp in southern Oklahoma. The prosecutor has since resigned.

DALLAS (AP) - A medical school and research center in Texas must repay $13 million to the U.S. government for violating certain rules related to use of federal research grants. The University of North Texas Health Science Center agreed to the repayment, announced Friday. U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox says the case involved allegations that center officials inaccurately measured, tracked and paid researchers related to some federal grants. Center officials self-disclosed the errors and cooperated in the case.

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