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PELICAN BAY, Texas (AP) - A 62-year-old widow has been charged with murder after he long-missing husband was found buried in the front yard of their rural North Texas home. Neola Robinson is charged in the death of her husband Ervin Robinson, who was reported missing by his...
HOUSTON (AP) - Dozens of people in Houston protesting the verdict in George Zimmerman's trial forced a City Council meeting to recess when they stormed the chamber shouting "No justice, no peace." The protesters gathered in front of Houston's federal courthouse and city hall on...
BURNET, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas woman charged with killing her husband allegedly had texted her plans to a friend hours before the fatal shooting. Court records indicate Karra Trichele Allen of Bertram sent text messages to a friend threatening to shoot and dismember her...
WACO, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas man has been charged with starting a fire that destroyed several under-construction condominiums in a $6 million housing project. McLennan County jail records show 23-year-old Cedro Riggins IV of Waco was being held Wednesday on charges of...
GARLAND, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a Dallas-area man possibly wearing headphones while walking near some railroad tracks has died after being hit by a train. Garland police on Wednesday identified the victim as 57-year-old Clarence Hodge of Garland. Detectives believe Hodge...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Prosecutors in South Texas have dropped a murder charge against a man whose best friend died in a 2012 wreck during their apparent joyride with a stolen Jeep. The San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/13iPENW ) reported Wednesday that prosecutors are not...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A Las Cruces woman was severely burned while rescuing her three-year-old son when their family mobile home caught fire. Firefighters arrived to find the mobile home engulfed in smoke and heavy flames early Tuesday. Neighbor Margarita Martinez Soto says...
DALLAS (AP) - Separate storm systems crossing the state have inundated parts of Texas with driving rain, bringing flash flooding but also cooling temperatures. Aaron Treadway with the National Weather Service in New Braunfels said Wednesday a low-pressure system pushed west...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Detectives searching a car in which two bullet-riddled bodies were abandoned in a Lubbock gully found an inch-long fingertip of a latex glove on the bloody floor of the back seat. DNA tests tied the glove to Texas Tech doctoral student Vaughn Ross. Blood...