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TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - The East Texas woman accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others is due in federal court. A detention hearing for Shannon Guess Richardson is scheduled for Wednesday morning in Texarkana, Texas. Authorities say Richardson...
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A state trooper who fired from a helicopter on a fleeing pickup truck on a remote South Texas road, killing two Guatemalan immigrants, has been cleared by a grand jury. A Hidalgo County grand jury decided Tuesday not to indict Trooper Miguel Avila of the...
DALLAS (AP) - Drivers who buzz through North Texas Tollway Authority booths without paying can expect problems getting their annual vehicle registration stickers. A state law that took effect this month allows the NTTA to work with county tax offices to block the nearly 80,000...
DALLAS (AP) - A police affidavit says DNA evidence links a suspected serial rapist to an attack in which an assailant shooed away his victim's children before he attacked her. The affidavit obtained Tuesday by The Dallas Morning News and WFAA-TV alleges a masked man approached a...
PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) - A Texas man about to go on trial in the shooting death of a southwest Missouri man instead pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Twenty-eight-year-old Caleb Saddler, of Del Rio, Texas, pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter in the May 2012 death of...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas man has been sentenced to life in prison for a 2012 fatal shooting outside a pub as the victim tried to stop a robbery in a parking lot. A judge in Dallas on Tuesday accepted the plea agreement from 20-year-old Justin Jones. Jones was on trial for capital...
SPRING, Texas (AP) - Students return to classes at a high school in a northern Houston suburb five days after a deadly knife attack closed it. Classes resume Monday at Spring High School in Spring, where the Wednesday knifing killed one student and wounded three others. Luis...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - An Army Ranger is suing to have his gun range reopened under an untested state law backed by the National Rifle Association. An attorney for Adam Morgan says his client's case is scheduled to go on trial Monday morning in Kaufman, southeast of Dallas...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The discovery of a World War II amphibious vehicle on the bottom of an Italian lake is raising hopes among a group of American veterans that the remains of two dozen of their comrades will be found and possibly recovered for burial in the U.S. The Italian...