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Police say the wreckage of a small plane has been found near a North Texas airport in a crash where an injured survivor walked to get help. Denton police spokesman Officer Ryan Grelle says searchers located the wreckage shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday northwest of Denton Municipal...
Five people, including two children, were killed when a single-engine plane crashed in central Texas and authorities say weather may have played a role in the crash. Ernest Contreras of the Texas Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Monday night just before 10 p.m...
Forecasters are warning that pre-holiday travel could be nearly impossible in the Great Plains as heavy snow and fierce winds crawl deeper into the region. The National Weather Service said Tuesday that about 10 inches of snow had fallen before dawn in western Kansas, and...
Gov. Bobby Jindal is in Iowa this week to help Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign in the last push before the first-in-the-nation Jan. 3 caucuses. Jindal spokesman Frank Collins says the Louisiana governor will be campaigning Tuesday and Wednesday in Iowa for Perry,...
Two state senators have asked for an attorney general's opinion on a tax refund request by a San Antonio-based refinery company. Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston and chairman of the Senate Government Organization Committee, joined Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, in seeking the...
A Texas online fashion magazine editor has lost an eye and a hand after walking into the spinning propeller of a small airplane following a flight to view Christmas lights earlier this month. In a statement, the mother of 23-year-old Lauren Scruggs of Plano said her daughter's...
Authorities have released the identities of two Arlington men killed in a deadly North Texas car crash and shooting. Arlington police say a sport utility vehicle driver slammed his vehicle into a pickup truck, killing the truck's driver, then shot another man who was approaching...
Republican and Democratic leaders plan to meet with a mediator later this week to seek agreement on when Texas will hold its 2012 primary elections. The decision came after all-day meetings between both parties Tuesday at a San Antonio federal courthouse. Both sides tentatively...
Mexican authorities say an alleged founder of the Zetas drug cartel who was captured Monday had an arsenal of 169 guns and may have been linked to the abduction of nine Mexican marines. The navy says suspect Raul Lucio Hernandez Lechuga oversaw Zeta operations around the Gulf...