Texas News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Thanksgiving came early for some Texas military personnel who were treated to a holiday meal at the Governor's Mansion in Austin. Gov. Rick Perry and his wife, Anita, hosted Monday's luncheon for veterans and active-duty military to thank them for their...
MANSFIELD, Texas (AP) - North Texas has had another minor earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.3 magnitude quake was recorded at 10:50 p.m. Monday and centered about two miles east-southeast of Mansfield. The area is about 20 miles southeast of Fort Worth. Law...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Federal investigators plan to re-enact the factors that converged in a West Texas train crash into a parade float that killed four veterans. The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled the test for Tuesday afternoon at the Union Pacific railroad...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is set to give details on how the city plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary next year of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. A news conference is set for Tuesday afternoon. A committee of Dallas business and community...
HOUSTON (AP) - A second day of deliberations awaited a Houston jury deciding the sentence of a Texas woman convicted of murder after a 2011 fire at her home day care killed four children. Jurors in the punishment phase of Jessica Tata's trial were to resume working Tuesday. They...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - An airman at Dyess Air Force Base is set to appear at a military hearing related to the case of an Abilene toddler who died from dehydration and malnutrition. Senior Airman Christopher Perez is charged with child endangerment, failure to report child abuse...
HOUSTON (AP) - Attorneys will make their final arguments to jurors in Houston in the trial of a Texas woman convicted of murder after a fire at her home day care killed four children. The Harris County jury is scheduled to hear those arguments Monday in a state district court...
JACKSONVILLE, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a 60-year-old novice pilot has died after her small plane crashed into a hangar at an East Texas airport. The Department of Public Safety says Debra Birch was alone in the plane during the crash around 5 p.m. Sunday at Cherokee County...
Part of downtown Dallas has a new look following the implosion of a vacant eight-story office building. Demolition crews on Sunday used explosives to bring down the nearly 90-year-old Thomas Building. The structure, which formerly housed cotton-related businesses, has been empty...