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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas jury deliberated just 40 minutes before finding a 45-year-old drifter guilty of capital murder in the 2006 rape and killing of a Fort Worth woman. The Tarrant County jury returned its verdict Wednesday against John R. Hoffman in the...
HOUSTON (AP) - A federal grand jury in Houston has indicted a man for sex trafficking in a case involving a 15-year-old girl who prosecutors say was forced into prostitution. Twenty-four-year-old Alexander Joseph Johnson of Houston remains in federal custody following his arrest...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas transit authority will swap you a bus ride for food. The Fort Worth Transportation Authority says riders on Thursday can donate a can or box of food and hop on buses for free. It's the latest effort by The T (tee) to support the Tarrant...
DALLAS (AP) - Megachurch pastor T.D. Jakes' three-day inspirational even called MegaFest is set to kick off in Dallas. The three-day event starts Thursday. This marks the first time Bishop Jakes has held the event in the city where his megachurch called The Potter's House is...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Maj. Nidal Hasan may welcome a death sentence as a pathway to martyrdom. But the rules of military justice won't let him go down without a fight - even if he doesn't want one. The Army psychiatrist convicted in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage was...
BELTON, Texas (AP) - The civil attorney of the ex-Army officer sentenced to death for his bloody shooting rampage at Fort Hood is calling his conviction and sentence unfair. John Galligan is a former defense attorney for former Maj. Nidal Hasan, whom a military jury condemned to...
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...
Former state Rep. Raul Torres says he is running for state comptroller. The Corpus Christi Republican said Tuesday that he is tired of insider deals and that he would bring greater transparency to the office responsible for taking in revenues and disbursing them to state...
The military lawyers assigned to help the Fort Hood shooting gunman won't be allowed to present evidence on why he shouldn't get the death penalty. Shortly after Maj. Nidal Hasan rested his sentencing case Tuesday without presenting any evidence, his three stand-by attorneys...