Posted: Apr 12, 2014 5:30 AM
Updated: Apr 12, 2014 5:31 AM
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Fresh off a much-publicized chat with President Barack Obama, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is addressing an annual teachers' gathering. The state senator from Fort Worth is appearing with Leticia Van de Putte, a San Antonio state senator and the Democratic lieutenant governor hopeful. Both will speak at the Texas State Teachers Association convention in San Marcos on Saturday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) A burial service is being held in Puerto Rico for the Fort Hood gunman who recently killed three people and injured 16 others at a Texas military base before committing suicide. Relatives and friends of Army Specialist Ivan Lopez arrived Friday at a funeral home in his hometown of Guayanilla. A family spokesman said Lopez will be buried later today.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) North Texas police have arrested a woman, her teenage daughter and the daughter's boyfriend, and two other men as suspects in a string of vehicle fires investigators blamed on arson. The 39-year-old woman, her 17-year-old daughter, the daughter's 19-year-old boyfriend and two other men, ages 18 and 19, on suspicion of arson.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) The former chief of staff to former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) has pleaded guilty to a federal count of misprision of a felony for failing to report a crime. The U.S. Attorney's office in McAllen says Maria Patricia Medina could be sentenced to up to three years in federal prison July 3rd.