Posted 6:36 PM 11/19/2013
BELTON, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas jury has found a Fort Hood soldier guilty of interfering with a police officer after his arrest while carrying an assault-style rifle in public. Jurors deliberated about two hours Tuesday in the Belton trial of Army Master Sgt. Christopher Grisham. (More)
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Posted 8:08 AM 11/19/2013
IRVING - A female guest at a Dallas-area motel has died after being shot through the wall of her room.Irving police say the woman was struck early Tuesday by a bullet apparently fired from the room next door.Her husband and son were also in the victim's room but weren't (More)
Posted 2:36 PM 11/18/2013
HOUSTON (AP) - A Louisiana man has been sentenced to one year in prison for running an extortion scheme that authorities believe led a Texas A&M University professor to commit suicide. Daniel Timothy Duplaisir of Metairie, La., learned his fate Monday in Houston federal court. (More)
Posted 8:53 AM 11/18/2013
DALLAS - Officials at the Dallas Zoo say they can't explain how a lion in an exhibit was killed by another in full view of families visiting on the weekend.The female lion, 5-year-old Johari, was bitten on the neck by one of the male lions Sunday afternoon.Michael Henshaw (More)
Posted 8:21 AM 11/18/2013
HOUSTON - Two people are dead after a small plane crashed into a hangar at a small Houston-area airport.
Authorities in Harris County report that the crash after 7 p.m. Sunday occurred when the pilot was returning the plane to the runway at David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport in Spring, northwest of Houston. The plane appears to have clipped one hangar before crashing into another.
The two victims were not immediately identified.
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Posted 9:04 PM 11/15/2013
MILFORD, Texas (AP) - A rural North Texas town remains evacuated for a second day and night because while work continued to extinguish a gas pipeline fire. Ellis County sheriff's deputies escorted some Milford residents briefly to their homes Friday to collect medication and check on (More)
Posted 8:17 AM 11/15/2013
DALLAS - A North Texas jury is about to choose between death row and life imprisonment without parole for a man who killed his children's baby sitter.Closing arguments are expected Friday in Dallas in the trial of Franklin Davis. The same Dallas County jury already found him guilty of (More)
Posted 4:03 PM 11/14/2013
HOUSTON (AP) - The Texas Department of Insurance says it remains unclear how President Barack Obama's call for cancelled policies to be reinstated will impact the state. Obama bowed to pressure Thursday and announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the (More)
Posted 12:42 PM 11/14/2013
HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) - More than 40 people have been hurt after a bus hauling Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees in South Texas hit a highway barrier and overturned on its side. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday near (More)
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Posted 12:26 PM 11/14/2013
MIDLAND (KWES) - You're used to seeing kangaroos down under but what about in the Texas?
On Tuesday night a kangaroo was on the loose in Midland County, and it was all caught on camera.
"I've seen a lot of weird stuff but I've never seen anything like that," Ryan Murray said.(More) • Video (1)
Posted 12:05 PM 11/14/2013
SAN LEON, Texas (AP) - A Southeast Texas woman has been charged with murder after investigators say she called 911 to report she disarmed her husband and shot him. The Galveston County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Genevieve Harvey of San Leon was arrested early Thursday with bond (More)
Posted 8:00 AM 11/14/2013
HOUSTON - The sheriff of Houston's Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender inmates. That includes allowing transgender individuals to be housed based on the gender they identify with instead of their (More)
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