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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...
PELICAN BAY, Texas (AP) - A 62-year-old North Texas widow is behind bars charged with murder after her long-missing husband was found buried in the front yard of their rural home. Neola Robinson is in Tarrant County Jail with bond set at $150,000, charged in the 2010 death of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston-area authorities have identified and arrested a suspect in the 1987 slaying of a 68-year-old Houston woman. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that 71-year-old Roman Martinez has been charged with capital murder in the death of Jacqueline...
DALLAS (AP) - Crime figures for Dallas show 84 murders have been reported through mid-July in an increase compared to a year ago. The Dallas Morning News (http://dallasne.ws/12UZySF ) reports that's up 15 percent from the same period in 2012 when 73 murders were reported. Police...
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...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A small electrical fire has slightly damaged a University of Texas at Austin academic building and left one person with minor injuries. UT spokeswoman Cindy Posey says Tuesday morning's evacuation of Painter Hall initially was reported as a hazardous...