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2 injured as small plane crashes into Dallas-area house

May. 23, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Two people were injured when the small plane in which they were flying crashed into a house in a northern Dallas suburb. A spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine Piper PA-28 Cherokee crashed a quarter-mile from Aero Country Airport. Spokeswoman...

Health officials warn of measles exposure at Texas airport

May. 23, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has tested positive for measles and are warning other travelers to make sure they're immunized. Tarrant County health officials said in a statement Thursday that the person was at the airport May...

Julian Castro joins McDonald's strikers in North Carolina

May. 23, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and secure other protections. Nearly all the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have expressed...

Dallas selling statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

May. 23, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas leaders have decided to sell a statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that was removed from public view nearly two years ago. The Dallas City Council on Wednesday designated the 1935 sculpture by Alexander Phimister Proctor as surplus property to be sold to the highest bidder. City...

Cardinals sign defensive lineman McClain to a 1-year deal

May. 22, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran defensive lineman Terrell McClain to a one-year contract and released receiver Malachi Dupre. Terms of the deal with McClain announced Wednesday were not announced. The 6-foot-2, 302-pound McClain has played eight NFL seasons with Atlanta,...

Feds say why undercover agent was at scene of 2015 attack

May. 22, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors who won a conviction against a Phoenix man for providing guns to two Islamic State followers killed in a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas say an undercover FBI agent's presence at the scene had nothing to do with the earlier activities of the...

Trump awards medals to public safety officers

May. 22, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the Medal of Valor by President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a shooting at a southern California polling place. "Every officer, firefighter and first responder who receives this award embodies the highest ideals...

Long-running Colonial back on solid footing with new sponsor

May. 22, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Colonial Country Club is the longest-running host of a PGA Tour event played on its original site, a fact that seemed in jeopardy not too long ago. Local companies backed the tournament last year when it was called the Fort Worth Invitational following an upscale grocer's...

Texas man who fled after drug smuggling plea gets 18 years

May. 22, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say a South Texas man who smuggled hundreds of pounds of marijuana in crates of heavy machinery must serve 18 years in federal prison after being on the run since 2013. Rene Izaguirre (ee-zuh-GAIR'-ay) was sentenced Wednesday in Brownsville. The 46-year-old Brownsville...

Southwest Airlines mechanics approve contract, 20% raise

May. 22, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines mechanics have approved a five-year contract that adds up to a 20% raise. Dallas-based Southwest on Tuesday announced the tentative agreement with about 2,400 workers represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association. Both sides in March announced they'd reached a...