The attorney for a Texas man accused of dousing a boy with gasoline and then setting him on fire on his eighth birthday in 1998 on Wednesday questioned the reliability of evidence against his client.
A District of Columbia police spokesman says a man who set himself on fire on the National Mall has died of his injuries.
Gas prices across Texas jumped 15 cents this week, and drivers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are paying the most statewide.
If this week’s spike in gasoline prices have you down do something about it – today is the 8th Annual National Dump the Pump Day.
Gasoline prices around North Texas on Wednesday were hovering around $3.71 a gallon for regular unleaded. But, some commuters are already paying more.
Officials with Dallas Area Rapid transit (DART) are optimistic they’ll see a bump in ridership because of spiking gasoline prices. Gas prices have been on the rise for more than a month and public transportation systems across North Texas have seen an increase in passengers.
Convicted killer Carl Blue never disputed filling a convenience store drink cup with gasoline, tossing it on his former girlfriend at the door of her Bryan apartment and setting her ablaze.
Texas had the most expensive statewide average on record for gasoline in 2012, with the annual average price for a gallon of regular unleaded at $3.43.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped 2 cents this week to settle at $3.14 per gallon.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have continued their slide by falling a nickel this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump has slipped to $3.18 per gallon.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has started a pilot program to switch its car and truck fleet over to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).
Retail gasoline prices across Texas continue to fall with a 7-cent drop this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump slipped to $3.23 per gallon.