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A man free on bond pending trial in two weeks for the death of a West Texas man has died in a fiery sport utility vehicle crash in East Texas. Clifford Paul Woods was set for trial in two weeks in Odessa in the November 2010 stabbing death of 29-year-old Brian Dillon. Trooper...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - A federal judge says a northeast Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is competent to stand trial. U.S. Magistrate Judge Caroline Craven said Shannon Guess Richardson is mentally...
A Texas appeals court has upheld a lower-court ruling that allows the developer of the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline to condemn Northeast Texas farm land for pipeline right of way. In a 29-page ruling handed down Tuesday, the 6th Texas Court of Appeals in Texarkana ruled...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Tea party activists staged a meeting at the Texas Capitol urging Congress to withhold funding for the White House-backed health care law. ForAmerica Chairman L. Brent Bozell III co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots told Wednesday's event that now is the time...
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has begun deliberating the fate of a woman accused in the 2010 slaying of a 12-year-old Houston boy. Closing arguments concluded Monday in the capital murder trial of 47-year-old Mona Nelson, who authorities say killed Jonathan Foster and stuffed his badly...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - Police say it appears a man cutting grass at a North Texas golf course drowned when his mower toppled into a pond and pinned him underwater. Plano Fire-Rescue Capt. Peggy Harrell says a lawn maintenance crew that contracts with The Courses at Watters Creek...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Texas man will serve 11 years in prison for his part in a bank robbery in the western North Dakota town of New England. Federal prosecutors say 29-year-old Johnner Ward Jr., of Abilene, Texas, was sentenced Monday to four years for bank robbery. After...
DALLAS (AP) - At least 21 cases of the measles have been linked to a North Texas megachurch where an official says they have been trying to contain the outbreak by hosting vaccination clinics. In a recent sermon posted online, senior pastor Terri Pearsons encouraged those who...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A daylong manhunt has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old man suspected in the fatal shooting of his parents. The Bexar (bayr) County Sheriff's Office says the bodies of Fidel and Eva Meza (MAY'-zuh) were found early Monday morning when deputies responded to an...