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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Navy and NASA are testing out how they'll recover astronauts once they splash down in the ocean following future missions to deep space. On Thursday, a team of Navy divers and the crew of the USS Arlington will practice retrieving a mock-up of the Orion...
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...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A federal jury in South Texas has acquitted the last defendant in a judicial bribery scandal. Jurors deliberated a few hours in Corpus Christi before finding attorney Eduardo "Eddie" Lucio of racketeering, racketeering conspiracy and extortion. The...
BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) - A Texas man is in custody after Louisiana State Police seized nearly 700 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 east of Breaux Bridge. State police say troopers stopped a 2012 Dodge van Monday at about 5:30 a.m. for a traffic...
MISSION, Texas (AP) - The six people who died in a collision that ended a high-speed chase in South Texas have been identified as members of the same family. Justice of the Peace Ismael Ochoa said Tuesday that four young children were among the victims. They were riding with...
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge has denied a request to lower the bond for a Houston woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend with her stiletto heel. The request by Ana Lilia Trujillo (troo-HEE'-yoh) was rejected during a court hearing Tuesday in Houston. Her attorney, John...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A federal investigator who responded to the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood says the crime scene was gruesome, with bodies and medical equipment "all over the floor." FBI Special Agent Susan Martin testified Tuesday during the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan...