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TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - A federal judge says a northeast Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is competent to stand trial. U.S. Magistrate Judge Caroline Craven said Shannon Guess Richardson is mentally...
A Texas appeals court has upheld a lower-court ruling that allows the developer of the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline to condemn Northeast Texas farm land for pipeline right of way. In a 29-page ruling handed down Tuesday, the 6th Texas Court of Appeals in Texarkana ruled...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tea party activists staged a meeting at the Texas Capitol urging Congress to withhold funding for the White House-backed health care law. ForAmerica Chairman L. Brent Bozell III co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots told Wednesday's event that now is the time...
Former state Rep. Raul Torres says he is running for state comptroller. The Corpus Christi Republican said Tuesday that he is tired of insider deals and that he would bring greater transparency to the office responsible for taking in revenues and disbursing them to state...
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has begun deliberating the fate of a woman accused in the 2010 slaying of a 12-year-old Houston boy. Closing arguments concluded Monday in the capital murder trial of 47-year-old Mona Nelson, who authorities say killed Jonathan Foster and stuffed his badly...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - Police say it appears a man cutting grass at a North Texas golf course drowned when his mower toppled into a pond and pinned him underwater. Plano Fire-Rescue Capt. Peggy Harrell says a lawn maintenance crew that contracts with The Courses at Watters Creek...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Texas man will serve 11 years in prison for his part in a bank robbery in the western North Dakota town of New England. Federal prosecutors say 29-year-old Johnner Ward Jr., of Abilene, Texas, was sentenced Monday to four years for bank robbery. After...
DALLAS (AP) - At least 21 cases of the measles have been linked to a North Texas megachurch where an official says they have been trying to contain the outbreak by hosting vaccination clinics. In a recent sermon posted online, senior pastor Terri Pearsons encouraged those who...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A daylong manhunt has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old man suspected in the fatal shooting of his parents. The Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff's Office says the bodies of Fidel and Eva Meza (MAY'-zuh) were found early Monday morning when deputies responded to an...