West Texas

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Texas Man Indicted For Alleged Obama Threat

A federal grand jury in West Texas has indicted a 20-year-old man who allegedly threatened to shoot President Barack Obama during his inauguration.

03/12/2013

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Man Charged For 1983 Fort Worth Murder

Authorities say DNA evidence has tied a 48-year-old man to the 1983 cold case killing of a businessman in North Texas.

03/08/2013

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Russians Investigating Adoptee’s Death In Texas

Russian authorities have blamed “inhuman treatment” for the death of a 3-year-old boy adopted by an American family, but Texas officials say they are still investigating claims that the child was abused before his death.

02/19/2013

Lubbock Dust Storm

One Dead, 17 Injured In Texas Dust Storm Accidents

A state trooper says one person was killed and least 17 injured in a series of accidents that occurred when a violent West Texas dust storm forced authorities to close a portion of Interstate 27 north of Lubbock.

12/20/2012

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Midland Parade Crash Victim To Be Laid To Rest

More than two weeks after a horrific Veterans Day parade crash in Midland left four veterans dead, one of the victims will be laid to rest after passing through North Texas.

11/28/2012

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500 Pounds Of Marijuana Found On Texas School Bus

Investigators are trying to determine who smuggled nearly 500 pounds of marijuana on board a West Texas school bus hauling student athletes.

11/21/2012

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Texan Pleads Guilty In Multistate Drug Ring

A long-haul trucker from West Texas has pleaded guilty in a 2011 multistate drug-hauling ring.

11/21/2012

Crop duster

Texan Pleads Guilty To Shooting Crop Duster Plane

A West Texas man has pleaded guilty to shooting into a crop duster as the plane was spraying a neighbor’s fields.

11/20/2012

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Driver Named In Midland Parade Crash

Two attorneys named Dale Andrew Hayden as the driver of a parade float that collided with a Union Pacific train in West Texas, killing four veterans and injuring 17 others.

11/20/2012

A man waves an American flag. (credit: Getty Images/Hector Mata/AFP)

Funeral Held For Veteran Who Saved Wife In Parade

A funeral will be held in Amarillo for an Army sergeant who saved his wife from a West Texas train crash, but was killed in the collision.

11/19/2012

Texas Child Welfare Head Named Amid Probe

A senior state district judge has been named the new head of the Texas child welfare agency.

11/14/2012

Warren Jeffs looks over at the jury during his trial on September 25, 2007 in St. George, Utah. (credit: Douglas C. Pizac-Pool/Getty Images)

State Drops Bigamy Charges Against Jeffs

The Texas attorney general’s office has dropped bigamy charges against imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs.

10/18/2012

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