Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

A 35-year-old New Boston, Texas woman has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on a biological weapons charge in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M.

8 unattended bodies found at Texas funeral home

Texas police are investigating after a morbid discovery. They found eight bodies -- one of them of a baby -- in a funeral home that had been forced to close.

First woman firefighter poses for FDNY charity calendar

Eleven years ago, Danae Mines ignored her family's objections and became one of the few female firefighters with the New York City Fire Department, better known as the FDNY.

Bark at the Park returns with jersey auction

Grab the leash and your furry friend! Time to bring your canine pal to the ballpark as the Chihuahuas and GECU present the second Bark at the Park on Sunday, August. 3, 2014.

EPCC to receive scholarship funds from GECU

GECU will donate $10,000 in scholarship funds to El Paso Community College (EPCC).

New Mexico State Police set up on State Road 136

Last week, Mexican customs officials dramatically reduced the availability of lanes at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry for transit by used vehicle exporters.

Charter approval in crosshairs at SBOE meeting

After the approval of an Arizona-based charter school’s expansion into the Dallas area, the role of the state’s education chief in the charter school application process is under scrutiny.

Should the U.S. lower its drinking age?

Editor's note: Editor's note: This story is part of a series on the 30th anniversary of the National Minimum Age Drinking Act, passed by Congress on July 17, 1984.

Transparency committee to question UT System officials

 

Identity theft can be hot during the summer

With summer is in full swing, many Americans are hitting the roads and taking vacations. 66 percent of Americans will travel between Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to AAA. Many will be taking an average of three trips.

Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

The road was melting. Extreme heat from thermal features at Yellowstone National Park, created by the active volcano below the park, caused oil to bubble on a road surface on July 9 and damage it.

Do genes determine friendships?

The old saying is "birds of a feather flock together" and turns out this may be scientifically true. This new study says we all may be genetically linked to our friends.

3D printers may soon be on Home Depot store shelves

Home Depot is taking its first major step into the 3D printer market.

Three things you can do for a healthier life

We all know that eating right and getting enough exercise are the keys to staying fit but there are things you can do, overnight, that can get you on the right track to having a healthier life.

Jose Antonio Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, freed after detention

Jose Antonio Vargas trumpeted that he was an undocumented immigrant for years. But authorities never apprehended him. Until now.