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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The former head of the National Energy Technology Laboratory has been indicted by a Pittsburgh grand jury on obstruction of justice charges. In Tuesday's indictment prosecutors allege that 54-year-old Anthony Cugini of Pittsburgh hindered an investigation into...
DENVER (AP) - Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a third trial for a Texas man accused of killing his wife near the couple's Colorado vacation home. Juries in two Colorado counties previously considered the allegations against Frederick Mueller, but did not reach a unanimous...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry has welcomed a U.S. Supreme Court decision that will keep abortion clinics in Texas closed, at least for now. The Court on Tuesday rejected an emergency appeal filed by Planned Parenthood and other abortions clinics to block a Texas abortion...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest in North Texas has been selected to lead the Fort Worth Diocese. Pope Francis on Tuesday named Monsignor Michael F. Olson as bishop. Olson currently is a priest with the Fort Worth Diocese and serves as rector of Irving-based Holy...
DALLAS (AP) - Officials at the Dallas Zoo say they can't explain how a lion in an exhibit was killed by another in full view of families visiting on the weekend. The female lion, 5-year-old Johari, was bitten on the neck by one of the male lions Sunday afternoon. Michael Henshaw...
HOUSTON (AP) - One person is dead after a small plane crashed into a hangar at a small Houston-area airport. Another person on the plane is in critical condition. Authorities in Harris County report that the crash after 7 p.m. Sunday occurred when the pilot was returning the...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Federal prosecutors have moved to officially seize the cars of a couple that owns a company the FBI suspects may be behind a South Texas Ponzi scheme. No criminal charges have been filed against Bebe and Marco Ramirez. The Ramirez's deny wrongdoing. The FBI...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Louisiana man is to be sentenced after he pleaded guilty to running an extortion scheme that authorities believe led a Texas A&M University professor to commit suicide. Daniel Timothy Duplaisir of Metairie, La., is to be sentenced on Monday in Houston...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Three of four San Antonio women imprisoned for sexually assaulting two girls in 1994 could soon walk free. An attorney for the "San Antonio 4" and prosecutors are expected to discuss an agreement Monday that could pave the way for the three remaining behind...