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Town leaders from West, Texas, and neighboring Abbott were all smiles Monday afternoon as a representative for country music star Willie Nelson gave donated checks totaling more than $120,000. Most of the money was raised at a benefit birthday concert Nelson hosted a few weeks...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Brennan's restaurant in New Orleans is famous for inventing the Bananas Foster dessert, but the eatery is also known for a long-running ownership dispute. The bitter squabble heads to court Monday, when a federal judge is scheduled to hear testimony in a...
It's being called the first music video made in space. In an online video, astronaut Chris Hadfield sings the David Bowie song "Space Oddity" while floating around in zero gravity aboard the International Space Station. The video features shots of a floating guitar that would...
The San Antonio Area Foundation has received a more than $7 million gift from investor philanthropist Mary Jane K. Lewis to be used exclusively for charitable purposes. Lewis died in 2011 and bequeathed the money as a permanent fund for annual grants. Foundation spokesman Joel...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas man has been charged with killing his mother whose body was found after an argument heard by one of her friends via cellphone. Dallas County jail records show 25-year-old Gonzalo Lopez was being held Monday on a murder charge. Jail records don't list an...
PARIS, Texas (AP) - Ninety-year-old Texas Congressman Ralph Hall says he's planning to run for another term next year, extending his tenure as the House's oldest member. The Rockwall Republican first was elected in 1980, as a Democrat. He switched to the GOP in 2004. The Paris...
A judge will consider arguments next month on whether a Texas prison inmate can be retried for the death of a corrections officer. The Eagle of Bryan-College Station reports Senior District Judge John Delaney has set a June 25 hearing in Bryan in the capital murder case of John...
A Houston firefighter is in the hospital after the fire truck he was in was hit by a suspected drunk driver last night in northwest Houston. Police say the fire truck had its emergency lights on while responding to a call on the Northwest Freeway at 34th around 10:30pm. That's...
Texas Tech women's basketball coach Kristy Curry has left to take over at Alabama. Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt says in a statement Saturday night Curry has resigned to take over the Crimson Tide. Curry guided the Lady Raiders to a 21-11 mark this past season which...