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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas judge has sentenced a formal Fort Bliss soldier to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to murdering a man in a cartel-ordered hit. Michael Jackson Apodaca admitted to shooting Jose Daniel Gonzalez-Galeana. The 22-year-old agreed to the plea...
HOUSTON (AP) - A San Antonio man sent to death row for killing a woman during a burglary attempt more than nine years ago has lost an appeal of his case to a federal appeals court panel. The ruling Thursday from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals moves 42-year-old Taichin...
WEST, Texas (AP) - Federal emergency officials have announced a grant of nearly $2.8 million to help schools devastated by a plan explosion in a Central Texas town. In April, a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people and wrecked three of the West Independent School District'...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities say a piece of the exterior of a C-17 military plane fell off the aircraft and into the backyard of San Antonio home. No one was injured. Joint Base San Antonio spokesman Brent Boller told the plane took off from Port San Antonio Thursday morning...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) - An East Texas teen has been charged in a deadly crash that killed three classmates at Stephen F. Austin State University in May. The Daily Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1e0uztz ) 19-year-old Kevin Garcia of Nacogdoches was charged this week with three...
BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas authorities say a suspect in at Texas homicide is hospitalized in Wichita with critical injuries and burns after a police pursuit in south-central Kansas. Kansas Turnpike Authority Lt. John Lehnherr says a trooper saw a vehicle driven by 27-year-...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Officials say 54 dogs and 1 cat have been rescued from an El Paso family's house and taken to an animal shelter. Field Services supervisor Hugo Navarro says animal control workers began investigating after foul odors were reported coming from the house. Dr...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to assaulting Border Patrol agents with his car in a West Texas incident that ended in a vehicle crash that killed two people. The Justice Department statement says 39-year-old David Steiner of Vinegar Bend, Ala., entered...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A police affidavit says Fort Worth officers answering a burglary call were at the wrong house and had poor light when they fatally shot an armed homeowner. Two officers were sent to 409 Havenwood Lane before dawn May 28. According to the search warrant...