Mesquite police rescue driver from burning vehicle
wacotrib.com / Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:35:58 -0500
MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Two Mesquite police officers have rescued an unconscious man trapped in a burning vehicle following an early morning accident.
Spokesman: Alabama woman left to join Islamic State group
wacotrib.com / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:36:31 -0500
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama on Monday said their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join Islamic State militants in Syria after being recruited via
‘The Borgata’ shopping center to open July in NW Midland
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:15:00 -0500
Taking the place of an old miniature golf course in the growing northwest part of Midland is a 48,830-square-foot, five-building retail center, featuring tenants not yet established in Midland.
Stars are big and bright, but they have competition
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 -0500
Deep in West Texas, night still falls black, but now there’s a glow to the northeast — the oil field.
$134M proposed for 10 BP-funded oil spill recovery projects
wacotrib.com / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:30:23 -0500
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — State and federal officials overseeing $1 billion provided by BP PLC to spur recovery from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday that they're proposing another 10 project
Bombing trial enters penalty phase amid life or death debate
wacotrib.com / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:48:20 -0500
BOSTON (AP) — The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening statements th
Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues
wacotrib.com / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:18:06 -0500
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have been busy trying to agitate the Minnesota Wild into costly mistakes.
Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help
wacotrib.com / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:42:35 -0500
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daught
Senate OKs border security bill without immigrant crackdowns
wacotrib.com / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:03:17 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A sweeping border security package that is a priority of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has passed the Senate without divisive immigrant crackdowns.
Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested
wacotrib.com / Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:21:50 -0500
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — European leaders struggled for an adequate response in the face of unremitting migrant flows and continued instability in Libya following the feared drowning of as many as 900 p
US couple sentenced to prison in Bali suitcase killing
wacotrib.com / Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:28:22 -0500
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has found an American couple guilty of premeditated murder in the death of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali and sentenced them to prison.
Amarillo VA appoints Kilmer interim director
amarillo.com / Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:27:40 +0000
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced the appointment of Michael Kilmer as the acting director of Amarillo VA Health Care System on Monday afternoon.
“Mr. Kilmer will bring valuable experience and leadership to the Amarillo VA,” said Kathleen Fogarty, acting director for VA Southwest Health Care Network.
Chinese president applauds Pakistan’s anti-terror efforts
wacotrib.com / Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:01:47 -0500
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday applauded Pakistan's anti-terrorism efforts in a speech to parliament, vowing his nation would continue to stand by its neighbor.
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