Prosecutor: Ex-Marine, intoxicated, killed 'American Sniper'

Feb 12, 2015

Prosecutor: Ex-Marine, intoxicated, killed 'American Sniper'

A former Marine on trial for capital murder in the death of Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL depicted in the blockbuster “American Sniper,” was numbed by marijuana and whiskey when he fatally shot Kyle and another man, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday. Erath ...

Jury selection starts in 'American Sniper' Texas murder trial

Feb 6, 2015

Jury selection starts in 'American Sniper' Texas murder trial

The first steps in jury selection began on Thursday in a Texas court for the trial of the man charged with murdering Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL whose best-selling autobiography was turned into the hit movie “American Sniper.” About 800 residents of largely ...

At least 10 killed in Texas when prison bus strikes train

Jan 15, 2015

At least 10 killed in Texas when prison bus strikes train

At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a bus carrying state prisoners skidded off an icy highway overpass in Texas, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing train, a county sheriff said. The overpass on Interstate 20 was slick with ice ...

Jan 15, 2015

Dead U.S. soldier did not have Ebola: military

A U.S. soldier found dead at his home in Texas after returning from duty in West Africa was not carrying the Ebola virus, the U.S military said Wednesday. Medical officials confirmed “that the more conclusive PCR Assay test results are negative for the presence ...

Jan 8, 2015

Investigators: Shooter at Texas VA hospital was ex-employee

A man who fatally shot a doctor at a Texas veterans’ hospital before turning the gun on himself was a former clerk at the clinic who had threatened the victim in 2013, the FBI said Wednesday. The FBI identified the gunman in Tuesday’s shooting ...

Seniors' apartment building fire near San Antonio kills five

Dec 29, 2014

Seniors' apartment building fire near San Antonio kills five

Five people died Sunday after a fire broke out at a senior-living apartment building in the San Antonio suburb of Castle Hills, authorities said. Eleven other residents of the Wedgwood Apartments were hospitalized, and at least one is in critical condition, according to Bexar ...