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Texas gunman kills at least six, including children–police

Texas Houston Suburban Shooting

A lone gunman killed at least six people, most of them children, during a domestic dispute in Texas on Wednesday that triggered a tense ongoing standoff with armed police.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Conjoined twins celebrate 18th birthday in Houston

In this June 5, 2014 photo provided by Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, shows Dr. Kevin Lally, center, with Emily, left, and Caitlin Copeland, right, in Houston. Lally is the pediatric surgeon who performed the twins’ separation. They were born joined at the liver. On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, they celebrate their 18th birthday and graduate as co-valedictorians from a Houston high school. AP

Eighteen years ago, Emily and Caitlin Copeland were born joined at the liver.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Nephew: Woman, 93, fired shots before being killed

Protesters chant during a rally outside the Hearne, Texas police department Thursday, May 8, 2014, following the Tuesday shooting of 93-year-old woman. Robertson County District Attorney Coty Siegert said Pearlie Golden was shot Tuesday night by Officer Stephen Stem. Stem was responding to a 911 call about a disturbance involving a woman with a gun. The Hearne Police Department says Golden "brandished a firearm" when Stem encountered her. He then shot her multiple times. The investigation into the shooting is being handled by the Texas Rangers. AP

The nephew of a 93-year-old Texas woman who was shot and killed by a police officer says his aunt fired two shots before the officer shot her.

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Texas executes serial killer

U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. AP FILE PHOTO

Texas put to death a serial killer Thursday, after the US Supreme Court rejected his last-ditch appeal over the source of lethal injection drugs.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Officials: 4 dead, including gunman, at Fort Hood

In this Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, file photo, an entrance is shown to Fort Hood Army Base in Fort Hood, Texas. Fort Hood says there's been a shooting at the Texas Army base and that there have been injuries, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. AP

A gunman opened fire Wednesday (Thursday morning, Manila Time) at Fort Hood in an attack that left four dead, including the shooter, law enforcement officials said.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »