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ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A former West Texas high school teacher about to go to trial on a charge of having an improper relationship with a student now faces additional charges. A September 2010 indictment accused Robert K. Young of having sexual contact with a student at Odessa's...
FARMERSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry will travel to a small North Texas town to present the state's honor to World War II hero Audie Murphy. Perry will be in Farmersville on Tuesday afternoon to bestow the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously on Murphy. Murphy was...
BOERNE, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a 47-year-old man died when the small plane he was flying clipped some trees and a power line before crashing and bursting into flames in Central Texas. The Texas Department of Public Safety says William Doppelt of Helotes (heh-LOH'-tehs)...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Officials say they've smashed a South Texas money laundering ring for Mexico's Gulf Cartel. A statement Monday from the U.S. Attorney's office in Brownsville says the nine of the 10 named in a 21-count indictment are in custody, and a search continues...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man had snakes on the planes, but he won't have time in a prison. A federal judge Monday sentenced William Wylly Lamar in Tyler to three years of probation. That's after the 63-year-old Tyler eco-tourism guide pleaded guilty in June to importing...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced the former president of a Port Arthur chemical company to one year in prison for occupational safety crimes that led to an employee's death. Matthew Lawrence Bowman is the former president and owner of Port Arthur Chemical and...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced two Texas brothers to prison for what prosecutors say may have been the largest deer poaching operation in Kansas history. James Bobby Butler Jr. was the owner and operator of a hunting camp near Coldwater, where his brother,...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A man suspected of opening fire in a suburban North Texas apartment complex, wounding one person fatally, has surrendered to police after a 71/2-hour standoff. Arlington police Lt. Christopher Cook says the Joel Jonas White surrendered about 1:30 p.m...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Some four-footed military heroes will be honored at a South Texas installation where many of the animals are trained. Dedication ceremonies are scheduled Monday at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland for the first national monument honoring war dogs that died in...