Texas News

DALLAS (AP) - The 49th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination has been marked in Dallas with an impromptu ceremony. A few hundred people, mostly tourists, gathered near downtown Dallas' Dealey Plaza and the famous grassy knoll to mark the event Thursday at the...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A coyote believed responsible for the recent killings of several pets in a Galveston County neighborhood has been caught. Police tell The Galveston County Daily News the animal has been snagged in a trap set placed by the department's animal control...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Corpus Christi man who inherited a painting from his mother took it to appraisers with the popular PBS program "Antiques Roadshow" and has learned it's worth up to $1 million. Rue Ferguson says his great-grandparents bought the painting by Mexican...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two people are recovering in a Houston hospital after a pickup truck veered off a Houston freeway and slammed into their apartment building. The driver of the truck says someone in another vehicle was chasing him Friday morning along Interstate 45 and he lost...
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...