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  1. Body in truck pulled from lake could be woman missing since 1979

    Body in truck pulled from lake could be woman missing since 1979

    “She left home and was never seen again, heading towards Granbury,” Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds says. “It’s always on our mind and has been on our mind. We felt she was around here somewhere, but we weren’t quite sure where.”

  2. Lelys Leyva-Monreal

    Arlington teen killed after falling from moving SUV

    Witnesses told in investigators that 17-year-old Lelys Leyva-Monreal was riding with four other people around 2:45 a.m. when she began hanging out the window. She tumbled from the SUV, even though one of her friends attempted to pull her inside.

  3. Hawaiian Airlines

    16-year-old survives in wheel well of California-to-Maui flight

    FBI officials say officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

  4. Florida sinkhole

    Giant sinkhole opens in Central Florida neighborhood

    A 50-foot deep sinkhole opened in a neighborhood in Central Florida over the weekend, scaring homeowners and forcing them to evacuate.

  5. Police: Four dead after car hits taxi in Houston suburb

    Police: Four dead after car hits taxi in Houston suburb

    Pasadena police spokesman Vance Mitchell said Saturday the impact sounded like an "explosion" to an officer who happened to be nearby. He said there was no fire, but described the accident scene as "horrendous."

  6. Stunt cyclists

    Stunt cyclists reported on Dallas freeway

    Dallas police used Twitter to warn citizens about reports of more than 40 motorcycles stopping traffic and doing stunts in the northbound lanes of North Central Expressway.

  7. Two dead after driver crosses barrier, hits truck head-on

    Two dead after driver crosses barrier, hits truck head-on

    A double-fatal crash has shut down part of U.S. 820 in Fort Worth on Friday afternoon.

  8. Suspect who shot Texas police officer charged with attempted murder

    Suspect who shot Texas police officer charged with attempted murder

    Police said Robert Rendon fired four shots, hitting Fredericksburg police Officer Bradley Durst twice. The suspect took off, triggering a chase through three counties before the suspect rolled his vehicle in San Antonio.

  9. Wiener recall

    Hold the cheese: Oscar Mayer recalls wieners

    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.

  10. Clearing the ice

    Feds reject Texas appeal for ice storm relief aid

    North Texas has now been frozen out of federal funds to help recover from December's devastating ice storm that paralyzed the region for days.

  11. Man charged in scare that caused lockdown at Walmart near Galveston

    Man charged in scare that caused lockdown at Walmart near Galveston

    The Walmart in Kemah was placed on lockdown early Saturday as authorities confronted a man who had “unknown devices” attached to his body, police said.

  12. DISD letter

    Poor evaluations put some teachers on notice from Dallas ISD

    A letter sent to some DISD teachers last week essentially gives recipients the option of either resigning or being forced out of their job at the end of the school year.

  13. Hit-and-run suspects

    Suspects in hit-and-run that killed officer's son caught in Florida

    Dallas Police Lt. Max Geron said Dagoberto Castanon, 25, and Rogelio Avila, 24, were taken into custody by U.S. Marshals at a trailer park in North Ft. Myers, Fla. around 7 p.m. CST.

  14. Korea ferry disaster

    Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken Korean ferry

    After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the confirmed death toll to 49.

  15. Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43

    FAIR OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.

  16. John Houbolt

    NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

    The efforts of John C. Houbolt in the early 1960s are largely credited with convincing NASA to focus on the launch of a module carrying a crew from lunar orbit, rather than a rocket from Earth or a space craft while orbiting the planet.

  17. Dallas police sobriety testing training practices called into question

    Dallas police sobriety testing training practices called into question

    The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement has launched an inquiry into the Dallas Police Department’s training practices amid concerns that standards for training police recruits have been lowered, an agency spokeswoman said Friday.

  18. Babysitter drops baby off at fire station; says mother ‘hasn’t called’

    Babysitter drops baby off at fire station; says mother ‘hasn’t called’

    A baby girl, believed to be 5 months old, was dropped off at a fire station by a woman who said she was the babysitter. According to that woman, she and another woman offered to watch the child after noticing the mother would leave the baby alone.

  19. Texas A&M student dead days after mono diagnosis

    Texas A&M student dead days after mono diagnosis

    A Texas A&M sophomore from Friendswood has died just days after being diagnosed with mononucleosis. Christy Crow’s family says she was diagnosed with the relatively common illness last week at a clinic in College Station.

  20. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his family to the front of the church.