Southwest Securities gets released from federal order

Fort Worth, TX (Fort Worth Business Press) -- Southwest Securities FSB has been released from the cease and desist order imposed by federal regulators almost two years ago to force the bank to shore up assets. The Dallas-based bank has remained pr

18 human heads found at O'Hare

CHICAGO -- Officials say 18 human heads found at O'Hare Airport were shipped from Rome and apparently bound for a research facility in the United States, but were held up by customs.

NRA draws heat over its new shooting game

(CNN) -- A month after the deadly school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, the National Rifle Association is taking heat again -- this time for releasing a mobile video game that lets players learn how to shoot at targets.

Gut-busting restaurant meals named 'dis-honorees'

(CNN) -- Shrimp pasta, steak and eggs, maybe a bacon cheddar double cheeseburger. Sound good?

'I feel like stabbing some of these kids': teacher investigated for deadly comments

New York, NY (WPIX) -- An eighth grade teacher fantasized out loud about what she wanted to do to some unruly students, and it involved a potentially fatal act.

TxDOT increases highway speeds in Brazos County

Highway Six in Brazos County just got a little faster. Wednesday TxDOT crews took down the 70 MPH signs and replaced them with new 75 MPH signs.

Curiosity getting ready to drill into Martian rock

(CNN) -- Curiosity has identified an area of diverse rocks, which add to the body of evidence that there was once water on Mars, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in an update on the rover's progress given at a press briefin

Details emerge on gun control proposal coming Wednesday

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Barack Obama will unveil Wednesday a package of gun control proposals that, according to a source, will include universal background checks and bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

France, Germany and Italy: Terrorists in Mali must go

(CNN) -- Europe's largest powers appear to coalescing for a common cause -- getting rid of al Qaeda-linked militants in the West African nation of Mali.

Ten Ft. Hood soldiers become citizens

Signing up for the military to defend your country is truly a great honor. But what if you are defending this country and aren’t even a citizen? That’s been the situation for ten Fort Hood soldiers, but not anymore.