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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A 52-year-old man who admitted to killing a rival for the affections of a client's ex-girlfriend is set for sentencing in a state court in Lubbock. David Neal Shepard will formally receive a life sentence without parole on Monday for his guilty plea last...
DALLAS (AP) - For 166 years, they came to pray and sing, to see loved ones baptized and married, to grieve and console. The congregation at Pleasant View Baptist Church wasn't the biggest or best known in the buckle of the Bible Belt. But it was a constant presence - until...
DALLAS (AP) - Police have arrested a 24-year-old man on murder charges in connection with a fatal south Dallas shooting. According to an arrest warrant, Johnny Walker is accused of shooting to death 55-year-old Charles Turner in a parking lot around 4 p.m. Saturday. The warrant...
Residents on Mexico's Pacific and Gulf Coasts are hunkering down for a one-two punch of soaking tropical weather. Tropical Storm Manuel is expected to hit Mexico's southwest Pacific shoreline today while Hurricane Ingrid takes aim at the Gulf Coast not too long after. Heavy...
Six Flags in Arlington has reopened the Texas Giant roller coaster Saturday for the first time since a rider died in July. There are new precautions and warnings for riders including redesigned restraint bars and new seat belts, as well as a trial seat that riders could sit in...
Parts of West Texas are cleaning up from flooding that washed out roads and inundated homes as forecasters keep a wary eye on Hurricane Ingrid as it moves toward South Texas. National Weather Service meteorologist David Hefner said Saturday that El Paso and surrounding...
HOUSTON (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have fallen by a nickel this week as demand weakens with the passing of the summer driving season. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average unleaded price at the pump dropped to $3.36 per gallon. The price is 30 cents less...
DALLAS (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted Collin Street Bakery's former controller for allegedly embezzling nearly $17 million from the famed Texas fruitcake company. Sandy Jenkins was indicted Wednesday on 10 counts of mail fraud. Court documents say Jenkins managed a...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush says the creation of new technologies to generate and use energy raises the issue of how to best harness it for the "common good in a reasonable way." Bush made brief remarks Thursday afternoon at a daylong conference his Dallas...