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AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Two men are dead after the car in which they were riding veered out of control after hitting a rural Panhandle railroad crossing, veered out of control into a ditch, overturned and burned. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A truck driver has died when his semitrailer rig veered off an interchange overpass and crashed and burned on the road below near Dallas. A police statement says the crash happened Saturday afternoon at the Interstate 30 interchange with the President...
LLANO COUNTY, Texas -- A Llano County man has been arrested after the death of a 19-month-old child. According to Kingsland police and the Llano County sheriff, first responders and firefighters were called to the 600 block of Gold St. on Thursday of last week around 5:30 p.m...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reversed its previous decision and approved additional funding Friday to help rebuild the small Texas town where an April fertilizer plant explosion leveled homes, damaged buildings and killed 15 people. President Barack Obama issued a "...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The Fort Worth Zoo's new baby elephant is already a big hit with children who visit the zoo. Their youthful fascination was enhanced Tuesday when zoo officials added a child's inflatable pool to the elephants' enclosure for Belle's enjoyment. Belle could...
MULESHOE, Texas (AP) - A West Texas high school teacher has been indicted after she was accused of having sexual contact with a 14-year-old student. A Bailey County grand jury indicted 25-year-old Morgan Shea Marricle on Wednesday. The Muleshoe High School English teacher is...
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Federal authorities say removing debris from the area around a gas well that blew wild last week is the latest step in permanently securing the well. The drilling rig, owned by Hercules Offshore and operated under contract to Walter Gas & Oil, spewed gas...
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Texas man was found with several pounds of cocaine valued at about $50,000 in a traffic stop in Jackson County, Miss. Deputies assigned to the Jackson County sheriff's criminal interdiction division arrested 49-year-old Juan Serafin...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's state epidemiologist says the state has had only two known cases of the rare stomach bug called cyclospora - a parasite that has sickened hundreds of people in at least 15 states. Dr. Raoult Ratard says both are men who became ill in early July, in...