Posted: Sep 26, 2013 6:01 AM
Updated: Sep 26, 2013 6:01 AM
DALLAS (AP) The Dallas City Council has approved a two-year pilot project for a free downtown shuttle service with stops at more than a dozen sites. The $2.5 million project involves bus operator Dallas Area Rapid Transit and the business group Downtown Dallas. The city and the organizations will share the cost for the shuttle dubbed D-Link.
DALLAS (AP) A gunman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in three Dallas-area bank robberies in an investigation linked to a guard's slaying. Jesus Sandoval pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank robbery and two counts of using a firearm and possessing a firearm during a violent crime. The holdups occurred throughout 2009.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) A Rio Grande Valley man convicted of stabbing a man 94 times and robbing him of $50 is set to die today. Arturo Diaz's execution for the slaying of Michael Nichols would be the 13th this year in Texas. Officials are planning their first use of pentobarbital procured from a vendor or manufacturer the prison agency has declined to identify.
DALLAS (AP) U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (seh-BEEL'-yuhs) is touting how the federal health care overhaul would work at the grassroots level today in Texas. Sebelius will join Dallas and Dallas County officials and community activists to discuss how best to inform communities on the Affordable Care Act.