Posted: Nov 27, 2012 4:30 AM
Updated: Nov 27, 2012 4:31 AM
DALLAS (AP) U.S. Education Secretary Arne (AR'-nee) Duncan will be in Dallas today to talk about early childhood education. He's set to speak at a Dallas Regional Chamber luncheon. He's also visiting a local high school.
WELLS, Texas (AP) Investigators say there were no survivors after a twin-engine plane flying from West Houston to Oklahoma crashed last night near Wells, Texas. The FAA says it's not clear how many people were on board.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) A 45-year-old Texas Hill Country man was sentenced to life in prison for his eight drunken driving conviction. Authorities say Cornelio Garcia-Mata of New Braunfels had a blood alcohol level that was more than five time the legal limit to drive when was arrested in February.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) A federal judge is expected to rule on a wrongful death lawsuit later this week that was filed against the U.S. government by the wife of a man who was killed by a Border Patrol agent. Jose Alejandro (ah-lay-HAHN'-droh) Ortiz Castillo (ka-STEE'-yoh) was shot in 2007 when he and three others tried to enter the United States illegally.