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West is set to be awash in sausage, sauerkraut and its famous kolaches this weekend as the town holds its signature celebration of its Czech heritage - the first Westfest since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion tore through the small community. The annual festival, which runs...
The West Trojans have kicked off their first season of football since a local fertilizer plant exploded, killing 15 people and transformed the lives of everyone in the small Texas community. Thursday night's season opener is being played on a field that served as a triage...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas jury deliberated just 40 minutes before finding a 45-year-old drifter guilty of capital murder in the 2006 rape and killing of a Fort Worth woman. The Tarrant County jury returned its verdict Wednesday against John R. Hoffman in the...
HOUSTON (AP) - A federal grand jury in Houston has indicted a man for sex trafficking in a case involving a 15-year-old girl who prosecutors say was forced into prostitution. Twenty-four-year-old Alexander Joseph Johnson of Houston remains in federal custody following his arrest...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas transit authority will swap you a bus ride for food. The Fort Worth Transportation Authority says riders on Thursday can donate a can or box of food and hop on buses for free. It's the latest effort by The T (tee) to support the Tarrant...
DALLAS (AP) - Megachurch pastor T.D. Jakes' three-day inspirational even called MegaFest is set to kick off in Dallas. The three-day event starts Thursday. This marks the first time Bishop Jakes has held the event in the city where his megachurch called The Potter's House is...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Maj. Nidal Hasan may welcome a death sentence as a pathway to martyrdom. But the rules of military justice won't let him go down without a fight - even if he doesn't want one. The Army psychiatrist convicted in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage was...
BELTON, Texas (AP) - The civil attorney of the ex-Army officer sentenced to death for his bloody shooting rampage at Fort Hood is calling his conviction and sentence unfair. John Galligan is a former defense attorney for former Maj. Nidal Hasan, whom a military jury condemned to...
A federal agency has cited a South Texas waterpark for several worker safety violations and imposed a fine of nearly $100,000 following the death of a lifeguard in March. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday that it found six...