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ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A mobile home fire in West Texas that killed a woman and two of her children has claimed the life of a third youngster. An official with American Heritage Cemetery and Funeral Home said Tuesday that services are pending for three-year-old Janet Luque of...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Randy Travis remains in critical condition in a Texas hospital after doctors used a pump to stabalize his heart. A news release from Travis' publicist on Tuesday says he underwent the procedure after checking into the hospital Sunday with viral...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Navy has identified a sailor from Texas who died after he fell overboard at Naval Station Norfolk. The Navy says 21-year-old Submarine Seaman Rolando Acosta of Plainview, Texas, fell from the USS Boise while standing duty on Saturday. The submarine was...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Federal prosecutors say three men have been arrested for the retaliation killing of a South Texas man thought to have stolen cocaine from the Gulf Cartel. Authorities on Tuesday said 25-year-old Roel Garza was arrested over the weekend while 26-year-old...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Court documents reveal a North Texas man accused of fatally shooting his pregnant girlfriend and two others later walked into a police department and asked officers to kill him. An arrest warrant obtained Tuesday by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (http://...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Dallas Republican lawmaker has announced her bid for the Texas Railroad Commission. State Rep. Stefani Carter released a statement Monday saying she will run for a seat on the commission responsible regulating the oil and gas industry in Texas. Carter was...
BOYD, Texas (AP) - Eleven bears from a now-closed North Carolina animal park have a new home in Texas. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram (http://bit.ly/184Epd8 ) reported Monday that the six black bears, three grizzlies and two Asian black bears are adjusting at the International...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A Cuban who fled Texas in 2003 following his drug-smuggling arrest then turned up last fall bound in a vehicle faces up to 40 years in prison. Prosecutors in McAllen on Tuesday announced 45-year-old Alexis Estevez-Alvarez of Havana has been convicted of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Bob Hardesty, a top speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson, has died in Austin at the age of 82. According to a statement from the LBJ Presidential Library, Hardesty suffered congestive heart failure when he died Monday. A native of St. Louis, Mo.,...