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WYLIE, Texas (AP) - The founder of a Texas wildlife sanctuary where a virus has killed several tigers and sickened more than a dozen other big cats says the outbreak has been a nightmare. Vicky Keahey (KAY'-hee) founded the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Navy and NASA have completed their first tests showcasing how they'll recover astronauts from the ocean following future missions to deep space. On Thursday, a team of Navy divers and the crew of the USS Arlington retrieved a mock-up of the Orion space...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of a man kidnapped from a Brownsville restaurant during the lunch hour. 25-year-old Abraham Parra of Laredo was convicted Thursday of capital murder and aggravated kidnapping in the death of 22-...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - West Texas police say a 53-year-old man tried to secure fraudulent loans by obtaining personal information from applicants who attended a series of fake job fairs he organized. El Paso police said Jose Luz Salcido Jr. advertised on Craigslist that he was...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The roller coaster at a Six Flags park in San Antonio has reopened one month after a woman died in an accident on a roller coaster at a North Texas Six Flags park. The Iron Rattler reopened Wednesday at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, one month after a woman fell to...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A West Texas jury has sentenced a man to 18 years in prison for the fatal beating of his cousin as the men argued about their wives - who are sisters. A Lubbock County jury decided that sudden passion was behind Danny Ray Martinez's killing of Eddie Moreno...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A DWI suspect has been arrested at San Antonio International Airport for allegedly plowing through a fence and driving on a runway on his 22nd birthday. An affidavit says William Ware told police he was drunk, a "genius" and on an FBI training mission. The FBI...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Officials say they'll file six murder counts against an 18-year-old man who slammed a truck into three vehicles while fleeing police in South Texas. In a statement, the Texas Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday that an arrest warrant for Hector...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - Investigators are trying to identify a man's body found in a burning pickup truck on a road near an East Texas business. Lufkin police say an autopsy has been set for Thursday. Emergency personnel on Wednesday responded to a report of a vehicle on fire along...