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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth police say a gunman's pistol jamming averted a possible disaster inside a McDonald's. Police say Jestin Joseph entered a south Fort Worth McDonald's after 9 p.m. Tuesday night and asked for a drink cup. He then allegedly drew a gun and pointed...
Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst have appointed six members of the new board set to oversee Texas' embattled cancer research agency. Perry, Dewhurst and Texas House Speaker Joe Straus each get three picks for the governing board of the Cancer Prevention and Research...
CARROLLTON, Texas (AP) - A suburban Dallas police officer ended up playing midwife to one mother in labor. Gene Kimpton says he entered a home in Carrollton Wednesday morning with his weapon drawn. All he knew is there was some sort of emergency situation in the house. There was...
ATHENS, Texas (AP) - Invasive zebra mussels have turned up at a Central Texas lake as efforts continue to stop the spread of the unwanted creatures. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Thursday announced zebra mussels were discovered Sept. 18 in Belton Lake, 60 miles...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking a neighbor's underage daughter on a multistate trip for a week and having sex with her. A federal judge in Houston sentenced 34-year-old Jacob Daniel West of Conroe. The 14-year-old girl was the...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A rail line through the Texas Panhandle has been cleared following a three-train wreck that left four crewmembers hurt. Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway said Thursday that the line just east of Amarillo has reopened to traffic. Spokesman Joe Faust says the...
MIAMI (AP) - A former Texas hand surgeon has been sentenced to 30 days in federal prison for interfering with the crew of a British Airways flight earlier this year. U.S. District Judge Donald Graham in Miami also fined Michael Glyn Brown $5,000 at a hearing Wednesday. Brown...
HOUSTON (AP) - Retail gasoline prices have tumbled 8 cents across Texas during the first week of fall. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average price at the pump fell to $3.20 per gallon. The national gas price average declined 6 cents since last week to settle at $3...
HOUSTON (AP) - Police say a 14-year-old Houston boy has been stabbed while protecting a girl from an attack by one of her relatives as the children waited at a school bus stop. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says a man Thursday morning tried to grab the girl, the boy...