Scattered areas of rain & a few thunderstorms are moving across the Brazos Valley this afternoon. Later today & into the evening hours, while the coverage is expected to remain low (20%) -- should a thunderstorm develop, it could become severe. Large hail & damaging winds are the main concern -- however an isolated tornado threat cannot be ignored. Strong thunderstorms are possible overnight & early Monday morning, as well (50%).
DALLAS (AP) The Texas Department of Public Safety has referred to the Dallas County prosecutors the case of a deadly casino bus crash that troopers blamed on the driver.
The DPS concluded two months ago that the April 11 crash on Texas 161 in Irving was the fault of driver Loyd Rieve. Three women were killed in the crash, which happened as the bus was taking a group to an Oklahoma casino.
DPS Sgt. Lonny Haschel says the investigation eliminated mechanical failure with the bus as a cause. He says the agency is asking a Dallas County grand jury to decide whether criminal charges are warranted.
The crash was the second to involve the 65-year-old driver. However, his family has insisted that he is a good driver with a good record.
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