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Texas inmate who escaped bus got out of restraints, cage

May. 18, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

CENTERVILLE, Texas (AP) — A convicted murderer who escaped from a prison transport bus in Texas last week got out of his restraints and a cage before stabbing the driver, and he is still on the run Wednesday, authorities said. Gonzalo Lopez, 46, who was serving a life sentence, was...

Running an abortion clinic while waiting for court decision

May. 09, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

The people who run America’s abortion clinics agree: There’s no job like it. There are the clients -- so many of them desperate, in need, grateful. There are the abortion opponents -- passionate, relentless, often furious. And hovering over it all are legal challenges, and the...

PGA Tour returns to Mexico, LPGA Tour stays in Los Angeles

Apr. 26, 2022 10:03 AM EDT

PGA TOUR MEXICO OPEN Site: Vallarta, Mexico. Course: Vidanta Vallarta. Yardage: 7,456. Par: 71. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3:30-6:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS). Prize...

Oldest Texas death row inmate executed for officer’s death

Apr. 21, 2022 23:15 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas’ oldest death row inmate was executed Thursday for killing a Houston police officer during a traffic stop nearly 32 years ago. Carl Wayne Buntion, 78, was executed at the state penitentiary in Huntsville. He was condemned for the June 1990 fatal...

Texas executes oldest death row inmate who was convicted of fatally shooting Houston officer during 1990 traffic stop

Apr. 21, 2022 19:52 PM EDT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas executes oldest death row inmate who was convicted of fatally shooting Houston officer during 1990 traffic stop.

Apollo 16 moonwalker reflects on mission's 50th anniversary

Apr. 21, 2022 11:19 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Charlie Duke is part of a tiny fraternity that’s getting even smaller: People who walked on the moon. Duke, 86, visited his Apollo 16 spaceship on Wednesday at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center to mark the 50th anniversary of his one and only trip to the...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Apr. 20, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

Cullman Times. April 16, 2022. Editorial: Time to spare In a typical year, tax filing day would have been April 15. This year, in so many ways, is atypical. All of us have a short reprieve and temporary reset until Monday, April 18, to file our taxes. ...

Alabama space museum marking 50th anniversary of Apollo 16

Apr. 17, 2022 10:33 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's space museum is both marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 16 lunar mission and looking ahead to the next U.S. spaceflight to the moon. A member of the Apollo 16 crew, former astronaut Charlie Duke, will be on hand in Huntsville on Wednesday...

Jury recommends death in 2016 killing of Huntsville retiree

Apr. 15, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Madison County jurors who convicted a man of capital murder in the slaying of a NASA retiree in 2016 recommended Friday that a judge sentence him to death. While lawyers for Warren Hardy, 32, asked the jury to show mercy, arguing that mental problems played...

Alabama-to-Colorado flight diverted due to unruly passenger

Mar. 14, 2022 09:26 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A commercial flight from Huntsville, Alabama, to Denver was diverted to Wichita, Kansas, after a passenger became unruly, news outlets reported. Zara Lowry, who was on board a United Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines, told WAFF-TV a woman who...