Texas floods bring a tide of snakes, alligators and a coffin

One-Minute Read
Fri 29 May, AT 12:14

More than 1,000 snakes try to escape rising waters by sheltering in kitchens, linen closets and on patios

Texas shootout: nine killed in deadly biker bar brawl

One-Minute Read
Mon 18 May, AT 10:04

Shopping centre carpark like 'war zone' as rival motorcycle gangs attack each other with guns, knives and chains

Texas shooting: gunman was under FBI surveillance

One-Minute Read
Tue 5 May, AT 10:19

Elton Simpson had been on a terror watch list before his attack on Prophet Mohammed cartoon exhibition

Charles Laurence

Scott Panetti is insane: will Gov Perry dare spare him?

Tue 2 Dec, AT 10:53
Charles Laurence

Rick Perry would risk looking a wimp just when he needs Republicans to back him for the White House

Health workers

Ebola response: who has donated the most?

Fri 17 Oct, AT 12:43

The UN launches an emergency appeal for funds as China is criticised for its failure to contribute

Farmer stung to death by giant swarm of 40,000 'killer bees'

One-Minute Read
Mon 3 Jun, AT 13:45

Every inch of Larry Goodwin's body stung by highly aggressive insects who also attacked rescuers

Texas fertiliser blast leaves up to 15 dead - video

Thu 18 Apr, AT 08:17

'It was like a nuclear bomb', says Mayor of West, after explosion rips through small farming town

Larry Hagman as JR Ewing in Dallas

Larry Hagman dies at 81 - but Dallas lives on

First Reaction
Sun 25 Nov, AT 11:08

Show will continue after demise of actor who played JR Ewing in 357 episodes

Two dead in ‘catastrophic’ Texas Thanksgiving pile-up - video

Fri 23 Nov, AT 08:24

More than 150 vehicles were involved in a series of collisions in dense fog on Thanksgiving morning