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Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari has been accused of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. (credit: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office)

Jury Selection To Begin For Saudi In Bomb Plot

Jury selection is set in the trial of a Saudi man accused of gathering bomb-making components at his West Texas apartment in an effort to build a weapon of mass destruction.

06/21/2012

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‘Pink Slime’ Blamed For 3 Beef Plant Closures

Beef Products will close processing plants in three states this month because of the controversy surrounding its meat product that critics have dubbed “pink slime.”

05/08/2012

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Poker Great Thomas ‘Amarillo Slim’ Preston Dies

Thomas Austin “Amarillo Slim” Preston Jr., an acclaimed professional poker player who fancied himself the “World’s Greatest Gambler,” has died.

04/30/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Pilot Plans Insanity Defense In Flight Disruption

A JetBlue Airways captain accused of disrupting a flight when he left the cockpit screaming about religion and terrorists plans to use an insanity defense at trial.

04/18/2012

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari has been accused of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. (credit: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office)

Trial Moved For Saudi Man Accused In Bomb Plot

The judge in the case of a Saudi man accused of trying to make a weapon of mass destruction has moved the trial to Amarillo and set a new date.

04/17/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Pilot Seeks To Waive Texas Detention Hearing

The attorney for the JetBlue Airways pilot accused of interfering with a flight crew by disrupting a flight over San Antonio is seeking to waive hearings set for Monday.

04/06/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Pilot To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation

A federal judge has ordered the Jet Blue pilot accused of interfering with his own flight crew — undergo psychiatric evaluation.

04/04/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Pilot’s Case Heads To Amarillo Court

Clayton Osbon’s lawyer was to make his first appearance in federal court this morning. CBS News learned he was to appear at a courthouse in Amarillo. The JetBlue pilot who had a mid-air meltdown last Tuesday is facing federal charges.

04/02/2012

A JetBlue airline plane sits on the tarmac. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

JetBlue Crew Quiet, But Encouraging Blog Messages

JetBlue says the crew of Las Vegas-bound flight 191 — which had to make an emergency landing in Texas because of the strange and frightening behavior of its pilot — will remain quiet about the incident.

03/30/2012

Ground beef passes through a machine that makes hamburger patties at a meat packing and distribution facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governors Tour “Pink Slime” Facility As Plant Closures Continue

With a growing media storm surrounding “pink slime,” the closing of three production plants, including one in Texas, has been changed from “temporary” to “indefinite.” To show their support for the product Governor Perry has joined leaders from other states to tour a Beef Products plant in Nebraska.

03/29/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Suspends Captain Who Disrupted Flight Over Texas

A JetBlue captain who yelled about a bomb and urged passengers to pray on Flight 191 as it traveled over Texas has been suspended, the airline said Wednesday.

03/28/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Passengers Recount Pilot’s Outburst

“Nobody knew what to do because he is the captain of the plane,” said passenger Don Davis. “You’re not just going to jump up and attack the captain.”

03/28/2012

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