Posted: Nov 11, 2012 5:31 AM
Updated: Nov 11, 2012 5:31 AM
HOUSTON (AP) An exhibit of more than 400 war photographs is debuting at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. "WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath" opens today, Veterans Day. Later, it will travel to galleries in Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Brooklyn, New York.
HOUSTON (AP) The first official memorial to honor Texans who fought in the Vietnam War is being readied for a Veterans Day dedication next year on the Texas Capitol grounds in Austin. It's to be a $1.5 million bronze statue funded by a $500,000 state grant and private donations.
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) A South Texas district attorney said he doubted that a grand jury will hear evidence this year from last month's fatal shooting from a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter. A DPS trooper opened fire from a helicopter on a fleeing pickup truck with a covered load in the bed that turned out to be hidden Guatemalan immigrants.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) A video of Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville appearing to slap a graduate assistant went viral on the Internet even as the Number 25 Red Raiders were still playing Kansas yesterday in Lubbock. The third-year coach downplayed what appeared to be an outburst on the sideline in the third quarter of Texas Tech's 41-34 victory in double overtime. Tuberville said he didn't mean to hit graduate assistant Kevin Oliver, and that the video depicts an accidental collision.