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TYLER, Texas (AP) - A second man has been charged in the slaying of an East Texas woman caught in alleged gang gunfire at a park where she took her 3-year-old son. Smith County jail records show 19-year-old Dennis Montrell Bendy of Tyler was being held Thursday on a murder...
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...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for cocaine trafficking involving a nearly $114,000 payment stuffed in a bag. A federal judge in Houston on Wednesday sentenced 38-year-old Michael Washington. Jurors in 2011 convicted Washington of...
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...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas water group has approved a contract to begin work on capping an iconic San Antonio sulfur spring that once was a popular spa. Only the ruins of the Hot Wells Resort and Spa remain in southeastern San Antonio. The once-popular destination for...
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...