Posted: Apr 19, 2013 6:07 AM
Updated: Apr 19, 2013 6:07 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) A woman injured in a deadly bus accident in North Texas has become the second person to file a lawsuit against the bus charter company. Patricia Markham is seeking damages from Cardinal Coach Line Incorporated for negligence. The suit alleges the driver failed to inspect the bus and control his speed before the accident in Irving that killed two passengers bound for a casino in Oklahoma.
WEST, Texas (AP) Authorities say more than 160 people were injured in Wednesday fertilizer plant explosion, but they have not yet released a firm death toll. Initial reports yesterday put the fatalities as high as 15, but authorities later backed off any estimate. The plant explosion also damaged several homes and businesses in West, Texas.
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) A sheriff says investigators in the slayings of two Texas prosecutors got their big break from a tip about a storage unit that contained guns and a vehicle tied to the crimes. Kaufman County Sheriff David Byrnes says the storage unit was "the watershed event" that helped authorities put everything together. Former justice of the peace Eric Williams and his wife are charged with capital murder in the slayings of the county district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor.
WACO, Texas (AP) Survivors of the fiery end to the 51-day standoff at the Branch Davidians' Central Texas compound will gather for a memorial service on the 20th anniversary of the fire. Survivors and others are planning to attend the service today at a Waco museum. On April 19, 1993, nearly 80 sect members died when the compound burned after tear gas was fired into the building.