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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A man suspected of shooting his common-law wife at Fort Sam Houston is now accused of trying to hire a hit man from jail. Court documents filed Monday accuse Alvin Leon Roundtree of calling his nephew, Leonard Roundtree, and conspiring to hire someone to kill...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area courts worker who allegedly tried to lure someone he thought was a 16-year-old boy to the government building for sex has been arrested. Montgomery County jail records show 50-year-old Donald Edward Huse of The Woodlands was being held Tuesday...
ESTELLINE, Texas (AP) - West Texas authorities say the inebriated passenger of an SUV has been killed after he became upset that he wasn't allowed to drive and suddenly turned the steering wheel, causing a rollover. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Daniel Hawthorne...
HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a father and son were shot to death when an armed trio accosted them at their suburban Houston home. Investigators say 49-year-old Mario DeSantiago and 21-year-old Leobardo DeSantiago were returning home about 1 a.m. Saturday when they were...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Will he or won't he? Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters Monday to San Antonio and the largest Caterpillar equipment dealership in the country to announce "exciting future plans." The longest-serving governor in Texas history should reveal if he...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A South Texas county that's seen the number of child abuse cases more than double in recent years has launched an investigative unit to tamp down the problem. The Cameron County district attorney's office launched the unit July 1 and it features two...
HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) - South Texas officials intend to raise $2.5 million by selling 600 acres of a dry salt lake that borders the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge. The La Sal Vieja lake in Willacy County has been a valuable resource for people dating to the...
DALLAS (AP) - Police in North Texas say two men have been shot and killed following a confrontation at a gas station. Dallas police say the shooting occurred about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the northwest part of the city. A gunman shot 28-year-old Vincente Flores and 30-year-old Osmia...
A fired North Texas police officer accused of protecting an alleged drug dealer and helping sell anabolic steroids to department personnel has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Ex-Arlington police officer Thomas Kantzos is facing one count of exceeding authorized access to...