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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A West Texas jury has sentenced a man to 18 years in prison for the fatal beating of his cousin as the men argued about their wives - who are sisters. A Lubbock County jury decided that sudden passion was behind Danny Ray Martinez's killing of Eddie Moreno...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - North Texas prosecutors say a 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for serving as the ringleader of a group that stole more than 800 cell phones in a scheme that netted some $1.5 million. A Tarrant County jury on Wednesday convicted...
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...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A Texas woman arrested in what law enforcement officials call one of the biggest bath salts busts in Maine history has pleaded guilty. Elizabeth Fuentes of Houston was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail after pleading guilty this week in Penobscot County court...
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...