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Joe Brown, a longtime Wichita Falls journalist with an expertise in farming who worked for both the local newspaper and a television station, has died. He was 78. Lee Anderson is business editor at the Wichita Falls Times Record News and a longtime close friend and colleague of...
A man suspected of a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston car wash that left three men dead, including his former employer, has surrendered to authorities. La-Melvin D. Johnson turned himself in at the Harris County Jail in downtown Houston late Monday, escorted by black...
The Texas Department of Public Safety says a West Texas man has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after the pickup truck he was driving slammed into another, killing five people. After the accident, both vehicles came to rest in a ditch. DPS Sgt. Bryan Witt says Ramon...
Police have brought new charges against a man accused of a string of rapes in south Dallas. Dallas police spokesman Warren Mitchell said Monday that Van Dixson is now charged with seven aggravated robberies. Dixson was already charged with five counts of aggravated sexual...
SEAGRAVES, Texas (AP) - Five people have been killed in West Texas after a pickup hit the back of another truck, causing both vehicles to overturn. The Texas Department of Public Safety says a Dodge pickup struck the rear of a GMC truck and all occupants of the GMC died at the...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The owner of a South Texas convenience store has been arrested for murder after shooting a man attempting to steal beer from his shop. Rodney James Duve was being held Sunday in the Nueces County jail with bond set at $35,000. Corpus Christi police...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth school officials are hoping to replace an elementary built underground in 1970 to avoid noise from a nearby airport. Students at Washington Heights Elementary will be moving above ground if voters approve Proposition 1 of a three-part bond...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is expected to testify in his federal trial scheduled to begin Monday on charges that he benefited from insider trading. The billionaire is accused of using insider information to dump his stock in a small Internet-search company...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Federal officials still aren't certain who to compensate five years after seizing land along the South Texas border with Mexico to build a security fence. A federal judge last week reviewed 21 separate cases of land that was seized to allow for...