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DALLAS (AP) - A private jet that had former President George W. Bush on board made an emergency landing after the smell of smoke was reported in the cockpit. The Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday said the jet was flying Saturday night from Philadelphia to Dallas, where...
DALLAS (AP) - Health authorities in North Texas will begin spraying for West Nile virus after detecting a "significant" increase in the type of mosquito that primarily causes the virus. The city of Dallas will spray from trucks beginning Monday evening and continuing through...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston woman is facing charges for the death of her 11-month-old daughter after the infant was severely burned and later treated with a homemade remedy with lethal amounts of a pain reliever. Habibo Ibrahim has been charged with injury to a child and reckless...
RENDON, Texas (AP) - A youth pastor has been identified as one of the victims of a massive wreck in North Texas that left four dead and at least six injured. Alsbury Baptist Church in Buleson says youth minister Brian Jennings was one of the people killed in the crash around...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Apparently, the buzz in the air is stronger than usual. North Texas bee removal specialists say they're getting a sharp increase in calls for help. A dispatcher for one company tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ( http://bit.ly/13TJv8S ) that she is...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Officials are set to again brief members of a key Texas House committee on their ongoing investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people in the town of West. Members of the lower chamber's Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House of Representatives is back in Austin, and Democrats are angry about Gov. Rick Perry vetoing key ethics legislation. Democratic Rep. Sylvester Turner of Houston took to the House floor on Monday and questioned what will happen to 400 ethics...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Four people are dead after a fatal San Antonio crash in which their vehicle was struck by a driver fleeing police. The Sunday evening crash occurred after two drivers confronting each other at an intersection. One driver had a handgun and appeared to threaten...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say the 911 center that scrambled emergency response to the fatal fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West received more than 1,000 calls the evening of the blast. Waco police, whose dispatchers handle emergency calls from nearby West, said...