Marine Gunnery Sergeant Chad Calvert has seen war. Even he couldn’t have imagined the tragedy he witnessed at Midland’s annual veterans’ parade.
The four veterans killed when a freight train barreled into the parade float they were riding on weren’t ordinary men. Three were Purple Heart recipients who served on the front lines multiple times in Iraq and Afghanistan.
There were 10 previous collisions at the West Texas railroad crossing where a train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families.
A freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 17 others as the float drove through a West Texas railroad crossing on its way to an honorary banquet, authorities said.
Luke Guthrie rallied to win the WNB Golf Classic on Sunday for his second straight Web.com Tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a one-stroke victory.
Republican Mitt Romney has used stops in West Texas to raise money for his GOP presidential campaign, including a Tuesday night appearance in Midland.
Storms across North Texas on Monday night left almost 15,000 homes and businesses without electricity on Tuesday morning. Crews from Oncor worked to restore power.
A jury sentenced Wendell Loy Nielsen to 10 years in prison on Friday, two days after he was convicted on three counts of bigamy.
A former counselor to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs faces up to 10 years in prison after his conviction for bigamy.
A West Texas jury has found Wendell Loy Nielsen, a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, guilty of bigamy.
Jurors resume deliberations in the trial of a former lieutenant to polygamist sect prophet Warren Jeffs accused of illegally taking multiple wives.
The bigamy trial of Wendell Loy Nielsen, a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, is set to begin in West Texas.