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TYLER, Texas (AP) - Authorities say nobody has been hurt in a fire at an East Texas oil storage facility near Tyler. The Smith County Sheriff's Office says fire crews early Tuesday extinguished the blaze and turned the site over to the owner for cleanup. Officials with Vess Oil...
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines and US Airways won't appeal a rejection of their request for more information about the government's antitrust case. The airlines said Monday that they were confident they can beat the government's lawsuit even without the information. AMR Corp.'s...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America is wrapping up a meeting of experts and leaders focusing on ways to identify and fight child abuse. The group's second National Youth Protection Symposium began Monday in Grapevine and will conclude Tuesday. In the first day of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate Committee on Business and Commerce is meeting to get quarterly updates from four key state agencies and hear public testimony. Members on Tuesday expect testimony from new Texas Insurance Commissioner Julia Rathgeber, who was appointed by...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - Military officials say the court martial for a Dyess Air Force Base airman facing charges of neglecting a toddler who died is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The 7th Bomb Wing said in a prepared statement Christopher Perez faces charges of dereliction of duty,...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Sammy Ray, a founder of Texas A&M University at Galveston whose marine research brought him international acclaim, has died. He was 94. The university confirmed Monday that Ray died earlier in the day. A cause was not provided. Ray was a marine...
DALLAS (AP) - A handful of vendors at the State Fair of Texas have been busted for selling alcohol to a teenage girl working undercover. Seven of more than 70 vendors were snared by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. The Dallas Morning News reports that each of the seven...
DALLAS (AP) - Police in Dallas say a pregnant woman was killed by an armed robber now on the loose. 28-year-old Stephanie Terlisner was shot in the chest around 7 p.m. Saturday night inside a home in the Southeast Oak Cliff neighborhood. Police have not identified a suspect or...
BELLMEAD, Texas (AP) - An elderly woman and her daughter are dead after a vehicle crash in Central Texas. 85-year-old Mary Jordan of Buffalo and 61-year-old Virginia Olivarez of Mexia were killed when Olivarez's Hyundai collided with an oncoming Ford Taurus. The crash occurred...