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Bexar County authorities say an off-duty officer has shot and killed an unarmed motorist in San Antonio after the two had an altercation. Sheriff's office spokesman Paul Berry says the incident occurred early Sunday after the off-duty officer left his job as a security guard...
Farmers in the Rio Grande Valley are reporting major crop losses worth millions of dollars due to a devastating drought that has parched South Texas. The McAllen Monitor reports Sunday this growing season has been the worst since 2006. The Natural Resources Defense Council...
The Coast Guard and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are hunting for a fisherman overdue from a fishing expedition in San Antonio Bay. The Coast Guard said in a statement released late Saturday the missing man is 62-year-old Joseph Ames. The guard says he has gray hair...
Officials say Houston's top prosecutor Mike Anderson has died after battling cancer. He was 57. Joe Stinebaker, a spokesman for Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, said officials were informed that the Harris County District Attorney had died on Friday evening. No information was...
KATY, Texas (AP) -Police suspect dogs attacked and killed a 96-year-old man in the backyard of his suburban Houston home. Juan Campos' grandson found his body on Friday. Harris County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Ben Beall says Juan Campos had injuries consistent with dog bites on...
A jury has awarded $32 million to the family of a Southeast Texas couple involved in a deadly crash with a Domino's Pizza delivery driver. The Jefferson County jury concluded the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain was partially responsible for the death of 65-year-old Ruth Christopher...
A judge has refused to throw out a blood test that showed former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was driving drunk the night of a crash that killed a practice squad player. Josh Brent's attorneys argued his blood was drawn under an improper warrant. They wanted the results of...
A Zimbabwean national in the country illegally has been sentenced to 120 years in prison for knowingly infecting four West Texas women with the HIV virus. Derick Nhekairo pleaded guilty earlier this week to multiple charges that included aggravated assault. State District Judge...
The Texas Education Agency says it will create a new investigative division after a state report highlighted serious flaws with how it monitors its more than 1,000 districts. The State Auditor's Office report released Friday confirmed that TEA did not perform a thorough...