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ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A federal agency has announced plans for a panel investigation aimed at finding out what caused last week's gas well blowout off the Louisiana coast. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said it will work closely with the Coast Guard to...
DALLAS (AP) - A poster from the 1931 film "Frankenstein" that was stashed in the closet of an Illinois home for more than 30 years has sold at a Texas auction for a record amount. Keith Johnson of Ottawa, Ill., says he purchased the poster as a teenager for a few dollars in 1968...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities say they have identified the body of a man pulled from the Guadalupe River as a 20-year-old from Austin who had been spending the day with friends. The Comal County Sheriff's Office says Sean Ryan Hadley had been floating down the Central Texas...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say four men standing in a restaurant parking lot have been shot by an unknown assailant who then fled. Sgt. Warren Mitchell says three men suffered leg wounds in the gunfire early Sunday. The fourth victim was shot in the posterior. Police say the...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Jurors in the Texas Panhandle will decide whether the American Quarter Horse Association wrongly bars cloned animals. Deliberations resume Monday in the federal trial in Amarillo. Jurors deliberated for about two hours late Friday before recessing for the...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A woman who found a charm bracelet on a Texas beach in the mid-90s tracked down its Georgia owner after posting a picture on Facebook. When Joan Mitchell found the bracelet on Crystal Beach, she put an advertisement in a local newspaper. Then, she stored...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Leaders of another Texas city will consider whether disposable plastic bags should be banned. The Corpus Christi City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to review a plan that would require retailers that use plastic bags to charge for the items, stop...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Two teens reported missing after an evening hike on a West Texas mountain have been found unharmed but a searcher was hurt during the effort. The El Paso Fire Department says emergency personnel located the teens around 8 a.m. MDT Sunday. One rescuer...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas law enforcement officer charged with conspiring to steal and distribute drugs faces trial in federal court in McAllen. Ex-Hidalgo County sheriff's Deputy Jorge Garza was among nine now-former officers implicated in a scheme in which...