Posted: Aug 19, 2012 2:31 AM
Updated: Aug 19, 2012 2:31 AM
DALLAS (AP) After storms interrupted spraying by air for West Nile virus in Dallas County, officials say they will resume the work today. The virus spread by mosquitoes has left 10 dead and more than 200 sick in Dallas County, which is home to 2.5 million people. Officials say about half of the United States' West Nile cases are in Texas.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) A law enforcement officer among three people killed in a shootout near Texas A and M University is being remembered as a loving family man and a dedicated public servant. Several thousand people attended a funeral service for 41-year-old Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann yesterday in College Station. Authorities say Bachmann was fatally shot Monday by Thomas Caffall the Third before he died in a shootout with police.
ODESSA, Texas (AP) Odessa police say a 24-year-old man has been arrested after a shooting left one person dead and two injured in a mall parking lot. Police say Braushlyon Richardson turned himself in at the police department yesterday. He was booked into Ector County Law Enforcement Center on a preliminary charge of murder. Police say 23-year-old Pablo Jimenez died at a hospital from gunshot wounds on Saturday.
BROKEN BOW, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Lake Patrol says a Texas man has drowned while kayaking on the Mountain Fork River in southern Oklahoma. Troopers say 64-year-old Gary Burton of Quinlan drowned in the river about three miles east of Broken Bow, Oklahoma Thursday afternoon.