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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is asking a judge to allow his defamation lawsuit against slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle to go forward with Kyle's widow as the defendant. In the book, Kyle claims he punched Ventura in 2006 over unpatriotic...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says prosecutors can use a person's silence against them if it comes before he's told of his right to remain silent. The 5-4 ruling comes in the case of Genovevo Salinas, who was convicted of a 1992 murder. During police questioning and before...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas House committee will hear from officials on the troubled financial standing of the non-profit, state-supervised insurance agency for coastal counties. Lawmakers have also invited officials from the Texas Department of Insurance and the Public Finance...
DALLAS (AP) - A private jet that had former President George W. Bush on board made an emergency landing after the smell of smoke was reported in the cockpit. The Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday said the jet was flying Saturday night from Philadelphia to Dallas, where...
An alleged drunk driver killed at least one man late Saturday night in a three-car wreck. Aaron Jaques, 22, was driving a 2009 Dodge Charger northbound in the 7500 block of State Highway 6 north of Sugar Land about 11:30 p.m. when he rear ended a 2001 Chevrolet 2500 pickup,...
A Texas lawmaker says the state may need new laws and regulations regarding the safe handling of hazardous materials after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West highlighted the dangers. Coming up tomorrow, Chairman of the House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee...
A deadly motorcycle accident in New Braunfels leaves one man dead. Investigators say that speed was a factor in the crash. At 8:00 Friday night on South Business 35 near Seguin Avenue, investigators say 44-year-old Timothy Hohn of Canyon Lake was driving at a high rate of speed...
A South Texas businessman has been indicted on bribery charges related to nearly $600,000 worth of concrete work for Maverick County. An indictment unsealed Thursday names 52-year-old Salvador Castillon, who owns South Texas Concrete in Eagle Pass. Castillon appeared before a...
Investigators say a fiery head-on traffic accident in East Texas has left three people dead. The Department of Public Safety says positive identification was pending Thursday on two victims of the accident just south of Lovelady. Trooper Heith (heath) White identified the third...