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W. Basketball. Amber Campbell Named Parade All-American
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:49:06 GMT

Wake Forest signee Amber Campbell has been named to the 2014 Parade All-America Girls Basketball team.

1987 slaying of Ill. family unsolved, haunting
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:16:38 GMT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — More than a quarter century later, the grisly, unsolved slaughter of Joeann Dardeen's son, his pregnant wife and their young son in southern Illinois still haunts her. No one has been brought to justice in the Jefferson County case where the most promising lead was Tommy Lynn Sells' claim he carried out the killings — among the as many as 70 he took credit for in various states ...

UPDATE: Drivers identified in fatal ETX wreck
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:38:56 GMT

A Texarkana man died and two others were injured in a five-vehicle crash Monday morning. Promote to Mobile Breaking News read more

Firefighters in Liberty Eylau battle second mobile home blaze in 2 days
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:06:40 GMT

Crews are fighting another mobile home fire in Liberty Eylau outside of Texarkana, the second in 2 days.

1 killed, 2 hospitalized in major ETX wreck
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:21:21 GMT

Department of Public Safety troopers are reconstructing a fatal accident outside Texarkana Monday morning . Promote to Mobile Breaking News read more

Nail-gun suicide CEO changed $1M life insurance beneficiary to wife
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 07:43:52 GMT

Richard Talley, the title company executive who committed suicide in the wake of investigations into alleged financial mismanagement, changed the beneficiary of his life insurance to his wife, Cheryl, before shooting himself with a nail gun.

Weekend Planner: Your guide to local events
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:33:43 GMT

Hear Chante Moore at the Easter Jazz Spectacular, catch Toadies singing the 'Rubberneck' album, see the graduate student exhibition at Cranbrook and more.

Fear grips village divided between Russia, Ukraine
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:13:52 GMT

The prospect of Russian troops marching into eastern Ukraine is accomplishing what a national border could not: dividing the villagers of Vyselki.

Syria, Russia criticise US over embassy closure
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:32:32 GMT

Syria denounced as illegal Wednesday Washington's decision to close its embassy, while Russia said the move meant the United States had renounced its role as a peace sponsor. But a Russian- and US-agreed deal for Syria to destroy its chemical arsenal made progress with the international watchdog announcing that nearly half of it had now been removed, including the entire stock of mustard gas ...

More Than 100 Firefighters Help Contain Denton County Grass Fire
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:59:26 GMT

A grass fire that shut down portions of a road in Denton County on Sunday is now 95 percent contained.