Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:11 AM
Updated: Jun 2, 2014 4:11 AM
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board are opening a week of hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter. The wreck spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel earlier this year. The hearings starting Monday aren't intended to determine blame.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) Police have arrested a man in connection with a body found partly wrapped with plastic and duct tape in a San Antonio creek last month. An arrest warrant affidavit says Russell McKinley's body showed signs of trauma consistent with strangulation. Allen Fluitt is charged with murder in McKinley's death. Police say more arrests are likely.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) The Emmy-winning actress who played Alice the housekeeper on "The Brady Bunch" has died at a San Antonio hospital. Ann B. Davis was 88. Davis was the sharp-tongued secretary on another stalwart TV sitcom in the 1950s. The role on "The Bob Cummings Show" brought her two Emmys.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) An Austin city pool is set to reopen this week after a five-year wait. Bartholomew Pool closed in 2009 because of cracks. Built in the 1960s, it used to be an L-shaped pool with a diving well and a wading pool.