Posted: May 26, 2014 5:35 AM
Updated: May 26, 2014 5:35 AM
JASPER, Texas (AP) A Jasper County boating collision has left two people dead. A man and a woman in one boat were killed Saturday afternoon while a man in the second boat was injured and taken to a hospital for treatment. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the collision.
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) One Central Texas police force is emblematic of a profession that officials say has a high turnover rate when compared to other jobs in the state. Killeen police say a factor in the turnover is that the city is home to many military families in Fort Hood. Texas Workforce Solutions estimates there are about 1,650 openings in law enforcement each year in the state.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) Four men have been indicted on charges they used dump trucks to smuggle marijuana and cocaine through the Rio Grande Valley. The four men from the border town of Zapata (zuh-PAT'-uh) are accused of concealing the drugs. Federal prosecutors say the indictment against the men was unsealed earlier this month.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) Authorities say Wiz Khalifa (kah-LEE'-fah) has been arrested in West Texas. He was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and was released after posting $300 bail. Khalifa was a headliner at an El Paso music festival Saturday.