Posted: Nov 14, 2012 3:46 PM
Updated: Nov 14, 2012 3:46 PM
DALLAS (AP) The Texas attorney general's office says new DNA testing in the case of a Panhandle man on death row for a New Year's Eve triple-slaying doesn't support his alternate theory of the crime. Hank Skinner once came within an hour of execution for the 1993 killings of Twila Busby and her sons in Pampa, about 50 miles northeast of Amarillo. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stayed his execution, and both sides in June mutually agreed to new testing of evidence in the case.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) San Antonio police are investigating whether a nude man found dead near a commercial building had fallen from the roof. Police say a person passing by discovered the bloody body this morning along a strip mall. Further details were not released this afternoon.
ANADARKO, Okla. (AP) A preliminary report on a plane crash in Anadarko that killed a Texas man says the pilot aborted his landing and the aircraft was apparently inverted when in crashed. The Piper PA-28 single-engine aircraft burned on impact after crashing November 6th, killing 62-year-old Robert Glasscock of Lubbock, Texas. The National Transportation Safety Board says it may be months before a probable cause of the crash is determined.
RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) Regulators say a Dallas-area hotel must pay nearly $103,000 in back wages in a record-keeping dispute involving dozens of workers. The Department of Labor today announced the agreement with the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas-Richardson..