Fort Worth Texas

A headstone marking the grave of Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated President John F. Kennedy in 1963, lies next to a marker inscribed with Nick Beef, at Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery in Ft. Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Rex C. Curry)

Mystery of Texas grave next to Oswald’s solved

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, curiosity seekers visiting the Fort Worth, Texas, grave of Lee Harvey Oswald have wondered about the simple headstone next door, marked Nick Beef. It turns out Nick Beef is […]


Woman walks through home that was hit by a tornado in Cleburne, Texas. (AP Photo)

Tornado hits Habitat homes in Texas subdivision

GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — Habitat for Humanity spent years in a North Texas suburb, helping build many of the 110 homes in the low-income area. But its work was largely undone during an outbreak of […]


Texas tornado (AP video)

At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornadoes

GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — A rash of tornadoes slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless. The violent spring storm scattered bodies, […]


Bush makes campaign filing in Texas

DALLAS (AP) – A Texas official says a nephew of former President George W. Bush has made a campaign filing that is required for someone to run for office in his home state. Tim Sorrells, […]


Man guilty of killing Texas pastor at church

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A convicted felon has been found guilty of killing a North Texas pastor in his church last year. Steven Lawayne Nelson faces the death penalty or life in prison without […]


Texas teen describes slayings to 911 operator

ALEDO, Texas (AP) – During a nearly 25-minute call to 911, a 17-year-old calmly describes shooting his mother and younger sister to death in their North Texas home. Jake Evans told the Parker County 911 […]


Supreme Court refuses 4th stay for Texas execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop the execution of a former Army recruiter who had received three previous stays of execution after being condemned for his role in […]


Texas Roman Catholic bishop moving to California

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A Roman Catholic bishop in North Texas has been named to head the Diocese of Orange, Calif. Pope Benedict XVI on Friday announced the appointment of Fort Worth Bishop Kevin […]




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