Posted: Feb 1, 2013 4:19 PM
Updated: Feb 1, 2013 4:19 PM
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) Two people are dead and two injured after a fiery highway crash in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie. The crash happened at around 10:30 p.m. yesterday on Interstate 30. Police say the driver of a fast-moving Dodge swerved and hit a Toyota SUV and a Chevy sedan, causing the gas tank to spill. It went into a spin and was hit from behind by a Chevy Tahoe when it burst into flames.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Two single-engine planes landed safely after a mid-air collision that damaged the landing gear of one of the aircrafts and shattered the windshield of the other. A two-seat Cessna carrying a Texas A and M student pilot and her instructor was flying southeast of College Station today when its right wheel collided with the other plane. The pilot was alone aboard the second plane and he was able to land the four-seat Cirrus (pronounced SIH-ruhs) at nearby Easterwood Airport.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) A West Texas jail inmate pleaded guilty to mailing a threatening letter to a federal judge in Lubbock. Forty-year-old Larry Wren the Second pleaded guilty in a federal court in Amarillo yesterday to mailing a threatening communication.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) It's a special day of remembrance for NASA. Ten years ago the space shuttle Columbia broke up upon reentry while 200,000 feet over East Texas. A few hundred people gathered at Florida's Kennedy Space Center this morning to remember the seven astronauts who died on February 1st, 2003.