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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...
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Hostess Brands says it is going out of business, closing plants that make Twinkies and Wonder Bread and laying off all of its 18,500 workers. The Irving, Texas, company says a nationwide worker strike crippled its ability to make and deliver its products at...
HOUSTON (AP) - Defense attorneys are arguing for leniency in the punishment of a Houston woman convicted of murder in a fire at her home day care that killed four children. Attorneys for Jessica Tata open their case Friday in the punishment phase of her trial. She could be...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A Texas boy abandoned at a fire station as an infant has a wish for his 10th birthday: meeting the firefighter who saved him. The boy was to celebrate his recent birthday by meeting the firefighter, riding on a fire truck and touring the station Thursday...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police say a woman and her toddler daughter have died after a traffic collision sent their car into a North Texas pond. Fort Worth police say the accident happened Thursday night and the woman called 911 as her vehicle sank in a residential pond. Police...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Condemned Texas prisoner Preston Hughes faces execution for the fatal stabbings of a teenage girl and her 3-year-old cousin in Houston 24 years ago. The 46-year-old Hughes insists he's innocent of the slayings of 15-year-old Shandra Charles and her...