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DALLAS (AP) - A 74-year-old passenger who broke several ribs in a deadly bus crash near Dallas has sued the company operating the vehicle. An attorney for Charlotte Reed of Fort Worth filed a negligence lawsuit Monday in Dallas naming Cardinal Coach Lines Inc. of Mansfield. Bus...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Air Force has moved the military trial of an instructor allegedly involved in a sex scandal at South Texas base to Mississippi. Col. Polly Kenny, spokeswoman for the Air Force on the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland case, says the trial is being held...
BURKE, Texas (AP) - An East Texas pilot has survived the fiery crash of his ultralight plane after the low-flying aircraft clipped some power lines. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Sunday night near Burke, about 100 miles northeast of Houston...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police are trying to identify some human bones discovered along the Trinity River. Police say the bones were found Sunday by people walking their dogs. Investigators are trying to identify the remains, which included a skull, a torso and some clothing...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Authorities have found the bodies of a woman and a man in a Northeast Texas house and police are investigating if the deaths are a murder and a suicide. Texarkana police say officers responded to a 911 call Sunday night from a family member in the home...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Ethics Commission is up for review and some possible changes at the state Legislature. The House Elections Committee will consider significant changes to the commission, which collects campaign finance reports and investigates complaints against...
Gov. Rick Perry Monday launched an ad campaign in Crain’s Chicago Business and its on-line site inviting businesses to move to Texas. The theme is, “Get Out While There’s Still Time,” as if Chicago were on the verge of collapse, under invasion, or once again on fire. The full-...
HOUSTON (AP) - A jewelry store heist didn't go as planned for a couple of Houston robbers. One of them was shot by an off-duty Houston police officer as they tried to hold up the store Thursday. Police say the two men apparently didn't see the officer, who was in his uniform,...
HOUSTON (AP) - Officials say a man accused of stabbing more than a dozen people at a Houston-area college told investigators that he had fantasized about cannibalism and about cutting off people's faces and wearing them as masks. According to a search warrant affidavit made...