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Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery. The Grammy-winning folk-rock group postponed concerts Tuesday in Dallas, Wednesday in The Woodlands in Texas and Thursday in New Orleans. A statement on its website said there are no...
A North Texas grand jury has indicted a man for felony murder in the fatal heroin overdose of the grandson of Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens. A spokeswoman for Tarrant County prosecutors says Brennan Trainor Rodriguez was also indicted for manslaughter, tampering with...
The FBI says a "telephonic bomb threat" against a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Texas led to the plane being diverted to Phoenix on Monday afternoon. Special Agent Manuel Johnson, a spokesman for the FBI's Phoenix division, says Flight 2675 left Los Angeles...
Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law a much-watched high school curriculum overhaul that cuts the number of standardized tests students must pass to graduate from 15 to five. The measure is designed to give more flexibility to youngsters who want to focus on career training, not...
Authorities have released additional information they hope will lead to the identification of a woman found dead on a South Texas beach last fall. Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio said Monday that with a preliminary report from the medical examiner and assistance from the...
Officials say soldier who shot a fellow service member at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio has surrendered and is in military custody. A base spokesman said the gunman gave up to San Antonio police Monday afternoon. The victim is in stable condition. Spokesman Brent Boller said...
Officials say a Houston woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto high heel told police she was trying to protect herself. Houston police say 44-year-old Ana Lilia Trujillo told investigators the man was attacking her and she acted in self-defense...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Shawnee County judge has postponed the trial of a mother and son who are charged with killing the son's wife. Manuela Alcala, of El Paso, Texas, and Manuel Alcala were scheduled to go to trial July 1 in the October 2012 death of 34-year-old Ashley Alcala at...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Vadym Kholodenko, of the Ukraine, has won the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Beatrice Rana, of Italy, placed second, and Sean Chen, of the United States, placed third. The other three finalists were Fei-Fei Dong, of China; Nikita...