Posted: Feb 3, 2014 2:30 AM
Updated: Feb 3, 2014 2:31 AM
ABILENE, Texas (AP) Testimony continues in the trial of a West Texas woman accused of her daughter's death by malnutrition and neglect. A Taylor County jury begins hearing a second week of evidence Monday in the trial of Tiffany Klapheke (klah-PEEK') in the August 2012 death of 22-month-old daughter Tamryn Klapheke. The 23-year-old woman is charged with injury to a child in the August 2012 death by malnutrition and dehydration.
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) Authorities say a man has been arrested in the shooting death of a man in a road rage incident in Southeast Texas. Fifty-six-year-old Larry Dewayne Brinkley of Houston remained in Chambers County jail Sunday on a murder charge. Authorities say Brinkley fatally shot 54-year-old Leslie Larrison, whose 10-year-old grandson witnessed it from the car.
DALLAS (AP) Some areas of North Texas saw up to 2 inches of sleet and snow from a storm that brought up to 10 inches of snow across parts of West Texas. National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Fano saysthere was a light accumulation of sleet in parts of the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Sunday afternoon. A Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport spokesman said that about 285 departures were canceled Sunday.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) With a multitude of ant species, some of them invasive, South Texas is better prepared to fend off the new, highly disruptive tawny crazy ants. Raul Villanueva, an entomologist with Texas AgriLife Extension Service, says other than a major infestation in Weslaco in 2010, there have been no reports of tawny crazy ants in South Texas. Tawny crazy ants were discovered in the Texas city of Pasadena in 2002. Also called Rasberry crazy ants, they are known for their fast reproduction rate and being attracted to electricity.