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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...
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...
HOUSTON (AP) - A memorial service for a teenager stabbed to death in his Houston-area school was marred by a fight and gunfire, according to police. The altercation Sunday night just after 8 p.m. at Spring Baptist Church sent teenagers and other attendees scrambling for cover in...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police have arrested an off-duty officer on charges of public intoxication, assault and criminal mischief outside a concert venue. Dallas County jail records show Sr. Cpl. Frank Della was being held Sunday on $500 bond. Online jail records did not list an...