Texas news minute
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:00:00 GMT —
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - An Amarillo man has been arrested on a murder charge in the fatal stabbing of his father. Shawn Hooten is being held without bond pending an initial court appearance. The son was arrested over Monday night's attack that left Perry Hooten dead. Police say the victim was stabbed while at his apartment.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A trucker has been convicted in a South Texas immigrant smuggling scheme in which six people were found hidden in the cab. Miguel Granadeno was convicted of conspiracy to transport and the transportation of undocumented persons. Prosecutors say evidence showed the six immigrants had entered the U.S. illegally near McAllen.
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden will return home today aboard Air Force Two after checking in at a Houston cancer center. Vice President Joe Biden says his son underwent "a successful procedure." The vice president and his wife Jill did not provide more details.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio Spurs All-Star Tim Duncan and his wife, Amy, have divorced. Judge David Canales cited privacy issues as the reason the hearing was not held in a courthouse. The Duncans married in 2001.
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