Ill boy dies days after serving as parents' best man

Logan Stevenson's role as best man at his parents' wedding Saturday came just in time. Logan, a 2-year-old terminally ill Pennsylvania boy whose parents moved up their ceremony so he could witness it, died Monday night at his home in Jeanette with

'Whitey' Bulger's fate in jury's hands as deliberations begin

BOSTON (CNN) -- After almost a month of colorful witnesses and rancorous testimony, the jury begins deliberations Tuesday in the trial of alleged crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger.

Fort Hood witness on Hasan: 'His punishment will come'

Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Royal survived the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, with two bullet wounds to his back.

Gunman with 18-year grudge suspected after 3 killed at town council meeting

Ross Township in rural Pennsylvania is the kind of place that, in the words of one county official, is "never in the newspaper." Monday night changed that.

Debate over NSA programs gets renewed attention amid terror threat

There's no proof that the current terror threats in the Middle East, North Africa and beyond were uncovered through a federal program that monitors domestic telephone data, Rep.

Paula Deen's extortionist signs plea agreement

A Georgia man accused of trying to extort Paula Deen by threatening to divulge "true and damning" information about the embattled celebrity chef has signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors, court documents show. Thomas George Paculis, 62,

Bush undergoes heart procedure

Former President George W. Bush, 67, underwent a procedure Tuesday morning to have a stent placed in his heart one day after a blockage was discovered in an artery, according to a statement from his office.

Texas House Passes Transportation Legislation

This evening, the Texas House of Representatives passed two pivotal pieces of transportation legislation, HB1 and SJR1.

Nichols pleased with Legislature's passage of transportation funding bill

On August 5, 2013, the Texas Legislature passed the SJR 1, the bill that will create a constitutional amendment to dedicate up to 50 percent of all oil and gas severance taxes currently transferred to the Economic Stabilization Fund to the stat

David Dewhurst congratulations Texas legislature on Rainy Day Fund

Lt. Governor, David Dewhurst, congratulated the Texas Legislature for approving a plan to fund road construction while protecting a robust balance in the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, also known as the Rainy Day Fund.