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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The prosecutor in the trial of an Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot says he'll seek the death penalty. Lubbock County District Attorney Matt Powell said Wednesday that he'll pursue the death penalty for Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon...
NEW YORK (AP) - A wristwatch that's believed to have been used to declare the time of President John F. Kennedy's death is going on the auction block in New York City. The 18-carat Patek Philippe (PAH'-tehk fih-LEEP') timepiece worn by a Texas neurosurgeon is estimated to bring...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's human rights commission says violent incidents have increased and inmates rule in many of Mexico's prisons, a sign of corruption and the lack of resources facing the corrections system. Commission President Raul Plascencia says incidents such as riots...
AZLE, Texas (AP) - Three earthquakes in one day have been detected around a North Texas town that has already seen a swarm of seven earthquakes in the past month. The U.S. Geological Survey detected three earthquakes Tuesday around Azle, 20 miles northwest of Fort Worth. A...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The former head of the National Energy Technology Laboratory has been indicted by a Pittsburgh grand jury on obstruction of justice charges. In Tuesday's indictment prosecutors allege that 54-year-old Anthony Cugini of Pittsburgh hindered an investigation into...
DENVER (AP) - Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a third trial for a Texas man accused of killing his wife near the couple's Colorado vacation home. Juries in two Colorado counties previously considered the allegations against Frederick Mueller, but did not reach a unanimous...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry has welcomed a U.S. Supreme Court decision that will keep abortion clinics in Texas closed, at least for now. The Court on Tuesday rejected an emergency appeal filed by Planned Parenthood and other abortions clinics to block a Texas abortion...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest in North Texas has been selected to lead the Fort Worth Diocese. Pope Francis on Tuesday named Monsignor Michael F. Olson as bishop. Olson currently is a priest with the Fort Worth Diocese and serves as rector of Irving-based Holy...
DALLAS (AP) - Officials at the Dallas Zoo say they can't explain how a lion in an exhibit was killed by another in full view of families visiting on the weekend. The female lion, 5-year-old Johari, was bitten on the neck by one of the male lions Sunday afternoon. Michael Henshaw...