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Baltimore-bound flight makes emergency landing

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A Baltimore-bound American Airlines flight has made an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Forensic link at center of missing student case

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Virginia police aren't saying much at all about their evidence against a suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but they seem to be working systematically to link his DNA to an expanding circle of attacks on women, a criminal defense expert suggested Tuesday.

Secret Service chief on hot seat for WH breach

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday admitted failures in her agency's critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions about how a knife-carrying intruder penetrated ring after ring of security before finally being tackled deep inside the White House.

Steamship wreck from 1926 found in Lake Ontario

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The wreck of a 253-foot British-built steamship that sank off Lake Ontario's western New York shore after colliding with another vessel nearly 90 years ago has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday.

Deputy: Texas man cut father-in-law with machete

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Authorities in southeast Texas say a man and his father-in-law have been arrested after a domestic dispute that involved a machete attack and shooting.

Austin school district gets federal art grant

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The Austin school district has been awarded nearly $350,000 in federal funding for improvements to fine arts education.

Steer briefly escapes at State Fair of Texas

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Authorities have recaptured a nearly 1,000-pound steer that briefly escaped captivity at the State Fair of Texas and led city police on a chase amid fairgoers.

Constable: Houston-area storage units robbed

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Authorities are searching for thieves who broke into 87 storage units in the Houston area, stole some items and left behind damaged property.

Beheading suspect's conversion surprised family

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order.

Texas woman given 60 years for shooting husband

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A North Texas woman has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for the 2011 shooting death of her husband.