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TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - A 7-year-old boy and two adults from Texas were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into their vehicle that was stopped on Interstate 30 in Texarkana. Arkansas State Police said Sunday the crash happened at 2 a.m. Saturday when traffic was stopped on the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas school district recovering from a testing scandal that sent an administrator to federal prison could be closer to naming a new superintendent. The El Paso Independent School District board of managers meets Monday afternoon and the agenda...
The Texas Department of Public Safety says a small plane crashed in rural Ellis County, near the town of Rankin. Witnesses spotted the craft leveling off, then stalling before crashing into a tree. First responders found a single engine Beechcraft had crashed and caught fire...
DALLAS (AP) - Open now for 100 days, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas has drawn more than 170,000 visitors. Officials say that's a pace to reach their most optimistic first-year attendance target of 500,000. Former first lady Laura Bush says the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has riled an El Paso lawyer and former Carnegie Mellon University trustee is competent to stand trial on charges he conspired to launder up to $600 million for a Mexican drug cartel. Marco Antonio Delgado also is accused of diverting...
HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A woman accused of slapping a police officer's horse in the face has been sentenced to four days in jail after entering a guilty plea. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/15XQHWn ) reports that 48-year-old Diane Harvey pleaded guilty Friday to interfering...
HOUSTON (AP) - More lawsuits have been filed against a Mobile, Ala.-based marine and fabrication company being accused of financially exploiting dozens of Indian guest workers. The workers say they were forced to live in squalid conditions after being brought to work at Gulf...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - A man charged with capital murder for the weekend slaying of his ex-girlfriend and her daughter says he's responsible for the East Texas killings. Kevin McKelvey turned himself in and was arrested Monday night, a day after 39-year-old Teresa McCoy and her...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Officials at the San Antonio Zoo say the recent birth of two Sumatran tiger cubs is significant becayse the species is critically endangered and only about 400 survive in the world. Zoo staff is keeping a distance from the cubs so as to not disrupt...