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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Lubbock man is headed for the Texas death chamber for killing his parents at their home 15 years ago during a drug-influenced rampage that also left his 89-year-old grandmother dead. Michael Yowell is trying to block his execution by joining a lawsuit...
HOUSTON (AP) - One person is reported dead and four injured after a two-vehicle crash in Houston. The Houston Chronicle reports that a Ford Mustang veered into oncoming traffic Tuesday around 4 p.m., hitting a pickup truck on the Sam Houston Tollway. A female in the Mustang was...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - State authorities say the pilot of an ultralight plane has died when the craft crashed to the ground southeast of Houston in Galveston County. State trooper Colin Kolupski tells the Galveston County Daily News that 67-year-old Roger Brown was making his...
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Police southeast of Houston say a woman has been arrested for punishing her 10-year-old boy by having him walk home along a busy freeway. League City police say 34-year-old Angela Graciela Garcia ordered the child from her car Monday evening after the...
GILLETT, Texas (AP) - A fiery explosion at a South Texas oil well site has left one man with burns and part of a nearby highway closed as a precaution. The Karnes County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened before dawn Tuesday near Gillett (juh-LET') when some batteries,...
HALLSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities are trying to identify the body of a woman found near Interstate 20 in East Texas after some drivers mistakenly thought they saw a mannequin. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office has asked for the public's help to identify the partly clothed...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas police officer fired in 2012 for allegedly lying about having his foot run over during a traffic stop must serve two years of probation. Eric Watts was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report. Watts must also...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Oklahoma City man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for what investigators call San Antonio's most expensive jewelry robbery. A federal judge in San Antonio on Monday sentenced 47-year-old Marvin Steele for his role in the March 2010 armed robbery of...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emergency responders in San Antonio who answered a call about a possible drowning found a baby's body wrapped in wet blankets and in his crib. The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office says a cause of death was pending Tuesday for 9-month-old Michael Sanchez...