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PLANO, Texas (AP) - The agency in charge of North Texas' toll roads says it's taking steps to ban perpetual toll scofflaws. The North Texas Tollway Authority said Wednesday that it would ban any drivers with 100 or more unpaid tolls. Starting next year, scofflaws pulled over on...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - El Paso police say that the body of an infant found in southern New Mexico might be that of an El Paso baby missing since Friday. Police spokesman Mike Baranyay says the remains are suspected of being those of 5-month-old Jackson Farrey, but they are...
DENTON, Texas (AP) - The University of North Texas has cleared the way to hire the president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as its next leader. UNT said in a statement Wednesday that Dr. Neal Smatresk was named the sole finalist to become the university's next president...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The prosecutor in the trial of an Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot says he'll seek the death penalty. Lubbock County District Attorney Matt Powell said Wednesday that he'll pursue the death penalty for Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon...
NEW YORK (AP) - A wristwatch that's believed to have been used to declare the time of President John F. Kennedy's death is going on the auction block in New York City. The 18-carat Patek Philippe (PAH'-tehk fih-LEEP') timepiece worn by a Texas neurosurgeon is estimated to bring...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's human rights commission says violent incidents have increased and inmates rule in many of Mexico's prisons, a sign of corruption and the lack of resources facing the corrections system. Commission President Raul Plascencia says incidents such as riots...
AZLE, Texas (AP) - Three earthquakes in one day have been detected around a North Texas town that has already seen a swarm of seven earthquakes in the past month. The U.S. Geological Survey detected three earthquakes Tuesday around Azle, 20 miles northwest of Fort Worth. A...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The former head of the National Energy Technology Laboratory has been indicted by a Pittsburgh grand jury on obstruction of justice charges. In Tuesday's indictment prosecutors allege that 54-year-old Anthony Cugini of Pittsburgh hindered an investigation into...
DENVER (AP) - Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a third trial for a Texas man accused of killing his wife near the couple's Colorado vacation home. Juries in two Colorado counties previously considered the allegations against Frederick Mueller, but did not reach a unanimous...