The leader of a major cocaine trafficking ring in Lubbock will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
On Friday, a federal judge sentenced Alex Romo Rios to two life terms without the possibility of parole. Rios was found guilty of three drug trafficking charges in July.
To resuscitate their push, Republicans would need to change opposing senators' minds, which they've tried unsuccessfully to do for months.
Prosecutors say Weiner broke the law by having illicit contact with a 15-year-old girl, including asking her to "sexually perform" for him in conversations on Skype and Snapchat.
GOP senators' opposition to their party's drive to scrap President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act swelled to lethal numbers Sunday.
Roy Coons was charged with several crimes, including first-degree murder, attempted rape of a child and aggravated burglary.
Seven Amarillo residents have been arrested in connection with an online child predator operation.