'Mystery' of 3 deaths in same hotel room traced: Carbon monoxide

For a time, it had the makings of a mountain mystery. Three deaths -- first an elderly couple then, weeks later, an 11-year-old boy -- in the same hotel room with the same immediate response from authorities: cause of death undetermined.

$27,500 gun hits targets at 1,000 yards

A new company in Texas is selling a precision rifle with a unique technology that allows even an inexperienced shooter to hit a target 10 football fields away. The price tag is a staggering $27,500.

Ricin suspect in custody at Titus County Jail

After being arrest Friday, Shannon Richardson is in custody at the Titus County Jail in Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

Paco the parrot still missing

For almost a week, Paco, a macaw at Cypress Park Zoo in Benton has been missing, after he escaped Tuesday evening.

Autopsy confirms body found in bayou is that of missing Louisiana teacher

The decomposed body found this weekend in a Louisiana bayou was identified Monday as that of a teacher missing for three months, the New Orleans Police Department said.

Bookkeeper jailed for giving herself pay raise

A local bookkeeper was arrested for giving herself a pay raise without the boss’s permission, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Furlough letters sent out

Barksdale Air Force Base issued 1,372 furlough letters to Department of Defense civilians in a statement released today.

BREAKING: Shooting at TX Army fort in San Antonio

(UPDATE 4:20 p.m.): According to CNN, San Antonio police officers searched surrounding areas near Ft.

A Louisiana man pleads guilty to wildlife violations in East Texas

Louisiana Man Guilty of Negligent Transportation of Wildlife in East Texas A Shreveport, LA man has pleaded guilty to federal wildlife violations in East Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today, June 10, 2013.