HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court is ordering a Texas death row inmate convicted of killing an off-duty Houston police officer be released or retried because a prospective juror improperly was excluded from his trial because of race.
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — A woman who left four children unattended at her home-based day care for more than an hour has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to abandoning or endangering a child.
Edel Sum, 40, also permanently surrendered her child care license as part of a plea agreement.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Wally Bludworth, of Kyle, flew 34 bombing missions in B-24 planes over Germany during World War II, including 19 in which he returned to England with engines shot out and fuel lines leaking.
"One time there were 134 flak holes in the airplane when we returned," he said.