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A vehicle exploded in a Texas Panhandle apartment complex parking lot, rocking the complex but causing no injuries. The explosion happened at a complex in southwestern Amarillo Tuesday night. Fire Capt. Jacob Oehlert told the Amarillo Globe-News (http://bit.ly/1c7PjSl) that a...
Federal prosecutors in South Texas have charged a man who they say was smuggling undocumented immigrants when the vehicle he was driving struck a tree, killing five of them. An affidavit says Manuel Rendon-Lucas told federal agents he was paid $250 for each person he was...
A woman convicted 20 years ago for her involvement in a ritual child abuse case is free after the district attorney's office agreed some evidence against her was faulty. A Travis County judge signed Fran Keller's bond on Tuesday. Attorney Keith Hampton hopes to gain her husband'...
An attorney for a Houston high school principal charged with failing to report allegations from students of sexual abuse says the administrator promptly reported the incidents and that his "good name" is being smeared. Rob Gasparello, who works at Sharpstown High School, was...
South Texas authorities have arrested a third person for allegedly injecting a liquid plastic-like substance into clients at a beauty salon. A judge Tuesday charged 37-year-old Elva Navarro with practicing medicine without a license. One of Navarro's clients allegedly spent 17...
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth is expanding its gallery space with a new building designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano. The grand opening ceremony for the Renzo Piano Pavilion is set for Wednesday. The 100,000-square-foot pavilion's colonnaded structure is located...
The attack submarine USS Dallas has returned to its home port in Connecticut after completing its last scheduled deployment. The Los Angeles-class submarine has been in service for more than 30 years. The submarine, led by Navy Cmdr. Jack Houdeshell, traveled about 34,000 miles...
A Houston high school administrator accused of failing to report a student's allegations that a teacher improperly touched him is due in court. Jason Thomson, as Sharpstown High School's assistant principal, has been charged with failure to report child abuse. That's after a...
Five people are dead and 10 others are recovering from injuries after a sport utility vehicle being chased by South Texas police slammed into a tree. The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday in the South Texas town of Falfurrias, which is about 160 miles south of San...