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3 Texas Prison Officials Charged With Burning Evidence

(AP) – Three Texas prison officials have been arrested for allegedly attempting to destroy evidence at a Houston County lockup about 25 miles northwest of Huntsville. The Houston Chronicle reports the officials were arrested this month in an alleged scheme to set tractor parts on fire in a burn pit behind the Eastham Unit men’s […]

14 Aboard Wintage World War II Plane Escape Texas Crash

(AP) – Eight people have been hurt but all 14 aboard a vintage World War II plane have survived as the aircraft crashed while taking off from a small Central Texas airport. Burnet County authorities say seven people were treated for minor injuries and one person was hospitalized in San Antonio for treatment of burns […]

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Sailor Off Chicago

(AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing sailor Saturday evening on Lake Michigan, some seven hours after he fell off a yacht that had just started the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. The sailor was identified as Jon Santarelli, 53, of Chicago. He fell off Imedi, a Transpac 52. […]

Aldrin Skips Space Center Gala Amid Feud With His Children

(AP) – Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin skipped a gala to kick off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor. The Apollo Celebration Gala took place Saturday evening under a Saturn V rocket at the Kennedy Space Center. Aldrin’s nonprofit ShareSpace Foundation is […]

Trump Claims ‘Illegal’ Spying After Warrant Papers Unveiled

(AP) – President Donald Trump claims it is “looking more & more” like his 2016 campaign “was illegally being spied upon” for the gain of his political rivals. Trump was reacting to the release of documents Saturday that formed the basis of a federal wiretapping warrant against former campaign adviser Carter Page. He tweeted Sunday […]

Jury Convicts Man In Slaying Of University Of Texas Student

(AP) – Jurors have convicted a man in the 2016 death of a student who was sexually assaulted strangled on the University of Texas campus. Twenty-year-old Meechaiel Criner was found guilty of capital murder Friday in the death of 18-year-old Haruka Weiser. Weiser was a freshman dance major from Portland, Oregon. She was walking to […]

The Latest: Doctor Fatally Shot While On Bike Treated Bush

(AP) – The Latest on the shooting of a doctor as he rode his bike. (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Houston police say a cardiologist who once treated former President George H.W. Bush was fatally shot as he rode his bicycle through the city’s Texas Medical Center by an unidentified man also on a bike. […]

Trump Seeks $18 Billion To Extend Border Wall Over 10 Years

(AP) – The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico. The proposal provides one of the most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge. A U.S. official with direct knowledge of the matter says Customs and Border […]

Tropical Storm Warning For Los Cabos Due To Hurricane Norma

(AP) – A tropical storm warning is in effect for the resort-studded southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula due to Hurricane Norma, which is forecast to pass nearby in the coming days. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm is essentially stationary early Saturday but is expected to resume motion toward the north. […]