Posted: Nov 4, 2012 5:31 AM
Updated: Nov 4, 2012 5:31 AM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A 20-year-old college student whose testimony sent retired San Antonio police officer Frank Navarijo to prison in 1999 for a rape he didn't commit has recanted her story. The San Antonio Express-News reports that the woman testified at a hearing Friday that her outcry and testimony were lies fed to her by her grandmother. The woman was 5 years old at the time. At the hearing, attorneys for the 73-year-old Navarijo asked District Judge Maria Teresa Herr to recommend that the verdict be overturned.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Authorities say a Texas man has been arrested in Vicksburg, Mississippi over a shipment of more than 100,000 diet pills from China. Thirty-year-old Oscar Hugo Onate of Dallas faces a charge of possession of sibutramine with the intent to distribute.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of a Missoula, Montana-based electronic and appliance chain to a Texas company. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge John Peterson on Friday approved the $4.5 million sale of Vann's Incorporated to McMagic Partners, a Texas company headed by Ross Khaledi. Court-appointed trustee Dick Samson says the deal should be sealed Monday if everything goes as planned.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Kevin Harvick led 127 laps and won the NASCAR Nationwide race at Texas for the fifth time last night. The five Nationwide wins at the far north Fort Worth track by Harvick match Kyle Busch's mark for the most victories at Texas in NASCAR.