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MARSHVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Union County say the brother of country singer Randy Travis has been arrested after sheriff's deputies found a methamphetamine lab inside his home. Investigators with the sheriff's office searched the home of 50-year-old David Traywick...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas businessman has been sentenced to 14 years in prison and must pay $25 million in a tax fraud case. A federal judge in Fort Worth on Wednesday sentenced Larry Lake of Colleyville. Lake in February was convicted of concealment of assets and...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA still doesn't know exactly how water gushed into the helmet and suit of a spacewalking astronaut. Mission Control officials acknowledged Tuesday that Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano could have choked or even drowned from all the water that...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - Central Texas authorities have identified a Fort Hood soldier as the gunman who killed a police officer during an exchange of gunfire. Killeen police said Tuesday that 24-year-old Dustin Cole was armed with an AK-47 assault weapon when he fatally shot...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The board of managers for a West Texas school district rocked by a cheating scandal will consider possible replacements for an imprisoned administrator. Leaders of the El Paso Independent School District on Tuesday began interviewing condidates to replace...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Army leaders at Fort Bliss say radiation has been detected at a former nuclear weapons bunker and that they're investigating exposure to people on the West Texas post. Military officials said Tuesday that contaminated residue was buried in the 1950s and...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - The funeral has been set for a Central Texas police officer killed in a weekend exchange of gunfire. Killeen police say the funeral for 32-year-old Robert Hornsby will be held Thursday morning at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Burial will follow...
DALLAS (AP) - Medical professionals have raised concerns about eight Dallas County cases of the foodborne illness cyclosporiasis. Experts are trying to determine whether the North Texas cases confirmed this week are part of an outbreak that's reached parts of the Midwest. Dozens...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A California man seeking sex with Texas children has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to get women online to arrange the encounters. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Monday sentenced 34-year-old Jeffrey Todd Howard of Los Angeles...