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The Texas Department of Public Safety says a small plane crashed in rural Ellis County, near the town of Rankin. Witnesses spotted the craft leveling off, then stalling before crashing into a tree. First responders found a single engine Beechcraft had crashed and caught fire...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas exports to overseas markets were up 3 percent in the first half of 2013. The International Trade Association said Thursday that Texas shipped $134.4 billion worth of merchandise between January and June. Undersecretary of Commerce Francisco Sanchez...
DESOTO, Texas (AP) - More charges have been filed against the man police say fatally shot four people and injured four others in separate Dallas-area attacks. Erbie Lee Bowser was charged by Dallas police Friday with capital murder in the deaths of his girlfriend, Toya Smith,...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Two high-school students are fighting drug-trafficking charges in Mexico, saying the cocaine found in their van had actually been there and unnoticed when it was sold to their family at a U.S. government auction. Sergio Alejandro Torres and Julio Cesar Moreno...
MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a teenager has discovered the body of his mother in a freezer in her North Texas home. Mineral Wells Police Chief Dean Sullivan says the body was discovered Thursday evening and that the death is being investigated as a possible...
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) - Remains of a man found dead more than 40 years ago have been exhumed from a North Texas cemetery so a cold-case team of retired investigators can try to find out who he is and hopefully who killed him. DNA from the body removed Thursday will be compared...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - A judge in Texarkana has given a former northeast Texas police sergeant a week to decide whether to take a plea in an assault case where he is accused of injecting his wife with animal-euthanizing drugs. David Horn is set for trial in September for the...
DALLAS (AP) - Open now for 100 days, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas has drawn more than 170,000 visitors. Officials say that's a pace to reach their most optimistic first-year attendance target of 500,000. Former first lady Laura Bush says the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has riled an El Paso lawyer and former Carnegie Mellon University trustee is competent to stand trial on charges he conspired to launder up to $600 million for a Mexican drug cartel. Marco Antonio Delgado also is accused of diverting...