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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.,...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal agency says it will protect six species of aquatic invertebrates native to West Texas as endangered and is designating 450 acres of land as critical habitat for these species The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday that four species of...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - An Army psychiatrist going on trail in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting says he wants to tell potential jurors that he's being forced to wear a military uniform he believes represents "an enemy of Islam." Before jury selection begins Tuesday afternoon...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A man suspected of shooting his common-law wife at Fort Sam Houston is now accused of trying to hire a hit man from jail. Court documents filed Monday accuse Alvin Leon Roundtree of calling his nephew, Leonard Roundtree, and conspiring to hire someone to kill...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area courts worker who allegedly tried to lure someone he thought was a 16-year-old boy to the government building for sex has been arrested. Montgomery County jail records show 50-year-old Donald Edward Huse of The Woodlands was being held Tuesday...
ESTELLINE, Texas (AP) - West Texas authorities say the inebriated passenger of an SUV has been killed after he became upset that he wasn't allowed to drive and suddenly turned the steering wheel, causing a rollover. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Daniel Hawthorne...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old driving a pickup truck that caused a horrific North Texas crash that killed four people had been drinking beforehand. Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson on Tuesday updated the investigation into the mid-June crash south of...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The new Roman Catholic bishop for 10 counties in West Texas says he feels ready to serve. Bishop Mark J. Seitz will be installed Tuesday night to lead the El Paso-based diocese. The special Mass will held at the convention center in El Paso. The 59-year-old...
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...