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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The manager of the electric grid serving most of Texas says it's ready to meet the electric power demands expected in the upcoming autumn and winter. Warren Lasher is the director of system planning for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. He says...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former top El Paso County official has pleaded guilty to a mail fraud conspiracy count as part of an ongoing federal investigation into public corruption in the West Texas county. Former El Paso County Judge Anthony Cobos entered his plea Tuesday before U...
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - The Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for the Fort Hood shooting rampage has been forcibly shaved. Maj. Nidal Hasan began growing a beard in the years after the November 2009 shooting that left 13 dead and 30 wounded. The beard prompted delays to...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston leaders are proceeding with efforts to establish a licensed spaceport at one of the city's airports. The city's airport system plans on Wednesday to unveil drawings and three-dimensional graphics depicting various facets of the proposed Spaceport at...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former elementary school teacher has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for possessing and distributing child pornography. Juan Antonio Villarreal was sentenced Tuesday in Houston after pleading guilty earlier in the year to a variety of charges...
HOUSTON (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Houston Mayor Annise Parker are discussing plans for anti-human trafficking legislation to be submitted in Congress. Cornyn, a Texas Republican, and Parker were to discuss details of the plan with the public in Houston Wednesday afternoon...
TIMPSON, Texas (AP) - An East Texas town has had two earthquakes nearby in one day but no reports of anyone hurt or significant damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says both quakes happened Monday near Timpson. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday had no overnight...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is beginning a two-day tour of the lower Texas-Mexico border to tout his record in the U.S. Senate and talk about border security. The freshman Texas Republican senator also will continue his campaign to press Congress to defund programs...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say they and the Harris County District Attorney's Office are investigating the police killing of an unidentified armed man. A police statement issued Monday says two officers responded Sunday night to a report of a disturbance with a gun in an...