AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas jury is set to resume deliberating the fate of a woman accused of setting her husband on fire.Shriya Patel is facing life in prison without parole if convicted of capital murder in the April 2012 incident that killed Bimal Patel. Prosecutors say Shriya Patel was unhappy with her arranged marriage and lured her husband into the bathtub, doused him with gasoline and set him afire.
DALLAS (AP) - Police say two 16-year-old boys have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of their schoolmate in Wylie. A 911 call about a car veering off a highway Saturday led police to a wooded area in Garland. Wylie police Sergeant Donna Valdepena says officers spotted the car and waited for the two to return to it. She says they asked the teens what they were doing and they said "burying a body."
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - NSA leaker Edward Snowden is getting ready to speak at this year's South By Southwest Interactive Festival. He'll participate remotely via video as Snowden remains in Moscow where he's living in temporary asylum. Snowden faces felony charges in the U.S. after revealing the agency's mass surveillance program by leaking thousands of classified documents.
DALLAS (AP) - The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth has acquired a 17th century work by a Dutch artist considered one of the greatest landscape painters. Jacob van Ruisdael's "Edge of a Forest with a Grainfield" depicts billowing clouds above a scene featuring a stream with a forest on one side and a field on the other. It will go on display at the Kimbell in April.
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