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ATHENS, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2010 death of his girlfriend whose burned remains were found in a trash pile. A judge in Athens accepted the plea deal from Avery Lee Denton. Denton originally was charged with murder in the...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are searching for the driver of a vehicle on a freeway who shot and killed another motorist in what could be a case of road rage. The shooting occurred Tuesday evening along Interstate 10 on Houston's west side. 32-year-old Jaime Ceballos-Garcia was...
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (AP) - Leaders of a Dallas suburb heard public comment on whether to appeal a ruling that overturned an ordinance banning immigrants in the country illegally from renting apartments. The Farmers Branch City Council deferred a vote. No date was announced...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of her daughter when the toddler fussed at going to sleep. Jurors in El Paso on Monday sentenced 23-year-old Lorraine Lizzette Merjil of El Paso. The jury on Friday convicted...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas jury is to hear closing arguments in the weeklong trial of a former South Texas deputy sheriff charged in a drug conspiracy. The closings are scheduled for Tuesday in the trial of former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy Jorge Garza. Garza's...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to 18 months in state jail for beating and neglecting his wife's 4-year-old Labrador retriever. Witnesses told San Antonio police that 32-year-old Joe Anthony Rabago of San Antonio told them he could do whatever he wanted...
WACO, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers have turned up no evidence linking a former paramedic from a small Central Texas town to a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town. The West Fertilizer plant explosion April 17 killed 15 people, injured hundreds and devastated a...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man wanted in the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her adult daughter at the mobile home they once shared has surrendered. Angelina County jail records show 37-year-old Kevin Jabbar McKelvey of Lufkin was being held without bond Tuesday...
DALLAS (AP) - Police say a dead fetus has been discovered in the bathroom of a Dallas hospital and that they're questioning a teenager believed to be the mother. The fetus was found Tuesday morning in a bathroom near the emergency room at Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas...