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A motorcycle accident in Central Texas has left the driver and the passenger dead in a field. Killeen police on Wednesday said the victims died after the cycle apparently missed a curve and wrecked. Police received a 911 call Tuesday afternoon from a person who found the...
The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage is due in military court for a pretrial hearing. Maj. Nidal Hasan (nih-DAHL' hah-SAHN') will attend Wednesday's hearing on the Texas Army post in which the judge may rule on a defense request to provide them...
Jurors who convicted an ex-Texas nurse of killing five dialysis patients by injecting them with bleach decided she should spend the rest of her life in prison with no chance for parole. The jury made its sentencing decision Monday in the case of Kimberly Saenz (synz). The 38-...
A 48-year-old suburban Dallas man convicted six times of driving drunk has surrendered to begin serving a 40-year prison term after fleeing custody during his latest trial. According to a Monday statement from the Collin County district attorney's office, Richard Davis Callaway...
A North Texas man is dead after he fell from a cliff while posing for a photograph with a landmark Austin bridge in the background. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office identifies the dead man as 63-year-old Phillip Lloyd Short of Denison, Texas. The Austin Fire...
The nation's first full face transplant recipient says he can feel his daughter's kisses now, a year after the procedure. Dallas Wiens (weens) of Fort Worth, Texas, was at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston on Monday to follow up with his transplant team. He says he can use...
A Texas jury that found a former polygamist leader guilty of bigamy is expected to begin deciding his punishment. Wendell Loy Nielsen could be sentenced early as Friday. He is the former president of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was once a...
A state audit shows the Texas Department of Public Safety improperly used nearly $1 million in federal stimulus money when it overpaid a private border security contract in 2010 but returned the money to the federal account the following year. The contract went to a Virginia...
A 71-year-old suburban Fort worth woman has been charged with a hate crime for beating a man with a wooden cane because she believed he's gay and has AIDS. Police in Richland Hills say Wanda Derby assaulted the man Wednesday night as her son was moving into the man's apartment...