Congressman: Bombing Suspect Called Himself a ‘Psychopath’

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 9:23 PM CDT www.nbcdfw.com

The suspected Austin bomber called himself a “psychopath” in a recorded confession and said he felt no remorse for deadly explosions that killed two people and terrorized the city, a U.S. congressman said Saturday…

Texas Judge Acquitted of 1 Assault Count, Hung Jury on Other

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 9:03 PM CDT www.nbcdfw.com

A South Texas judge has been acquitted on one assault charge in an alleged gun-related road rage incident but jurors were unable to reach a verdict on the second count. Williams pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he tried to run another vehicle off the road and pointed a gun at its occupants. Jurors found him not guilty on one count, then deadlocked on the other…

Parents Charged with Abusing Teen,16, Over Arranged Marriage

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 7:33 PM CDT www.nbcdfw.com

Investigators say the Iraqi parents of a 16-year-old girl who allegedly ran away from her South Texas home to avoid an arranged marriage have been charged with attacking her for refusing to wed an older man…

Several Hurt as Race Start Line Structure Collapses in Texas

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 7:30 PM CDT www.nbcdfw.com

Several runners have been hurt when part of a metal structure at the starting line collapsed before a marathon in South Texas. The city of Brownsville says in a statement the accident happened Saturday morning just before the Bi-National 10K & 5K Run. Officials did not immediately say how many people were hurt. Some were taken by ambulance to hospitals for evaluation…

Fort Worth ‘Preferred Alternative’ to House F-35 Squadron

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 2:59 PM CDT www.nbcdfw.com

Military bases in Arizona, Florida and Missouri are being studied by the Air Force along with one in Texas already identified as the preferred location for basing an Air Force Reserve squadron of 24 F-35 fighters…

Indictment: Waterslide in Fatal Accident Was ‘Deadly Weapon’

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:30 PM CDT www.nbcdfw.com

A Kansas waterslide hyped as the world’s highest was a “deadly weapon” that had already injured more than a dozen people before a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on it in 2016, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday that charges the water park operator and an executive with involuntary manslaughter…

3 Texans arrested trying to mail enough fentanyl ‘to kill everyone in Toledo,’ authorities say

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 7:28 PM CDT www.dallasnews.com

Three Houston-area residents were arrested in Ohio this week after federal authorities say they attempted to mail the synthetic opioid fentanyl back to Texas. According to a criminal complaint, authorities started monitoring a Red Roof Inn in Toledo on Monday after the hotel staff reported that three suspicious people had checked into two rooms…