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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The two presumptive front-runners in the race for Texas governor say they're outraged by a probation sentence given to a North Texas teen for a deadly wreck that killed four pedestrians. Attorney General Greg Abbott and Texas Sen. Wendy Davis discussed the...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A California man faces felony charges after authorities say his erratic and dangerous driving in an 18-wheeler in the Texas Panhandle led to a woman being seriously injured. Forty-two-year-old Oscar Davis Romero of South Gate, Calif., faces charges of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston wants its residents to stop treating the entire city like a dump. Officials and police have spent years fighting back against people who leave mattresses, furniture and massive amounts of debris on streets or in empty lots, rather than disposing of them...
DALLAS (AP) - The head of the agency charged with protecting Texas children says better worker training is needed to ferret out deception from caregivers. In at least four recent deaths of young children, Child Protective Services caseworkers didn't push hard enough to find out...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police say a man in custody flung a lug nut at an officer directing traffic. An officer directing traffic Saturday afternoon near St. Mary's University was confronted by a man walking down the middle of the road. Police say the man became upset...
PASADENA, Texas (AP) - Suburban Houston police say a shoplifter killed a mother and injured a teenage girl in a car accident as she fled a Wal-Mart from where she had stolen a Hello Kitty purse. Pasadena police spokesman Vance Mitchell says the shoplifter pushed a security guard...
DALLAS (AP) - Police say an early morning shooting that left two men dead at a South Dallas home is being investigated as a murder-suicide. Authorities responded early Friday to a 911 call from the home. Twenty-two-year-old Charles Green suffered a gunshot wound and died at the...
MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) - Police in North Texas say nine children were hurt when their school bus was rear-ended by a hit-and-run driver. The bus was struck shortly after 7 a.m. Friday while stopped at an intersection in Mineral Wells, about 50 miles west of Fort Worth...
The Houston school district board has given preliminary approval to a policy that would prohibit the use of mascots considered offensive or culturally insensitive. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/18J3n3F ) the policy calls on schools to show respect and sensitivity...