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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The adoptive parents of 10 children have been indicted on felony charges accusing them of withholding food and water from their 12-year-old daughter and telling her siblings to hit her. An affidavit shows that the girl was malnourished and weighed 57 pounds...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area school district has abandoned a $16 million initiative to incorporate thousands of iPads into classroom curriculums after a consultant found widespread problems. A review of the program, called iAchieve, found it had unrealistic goals when...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The author of a suggested San Antonio city ordinance says it would grant local parks a 1,000-foot buffer zone banning sex offenders. Councilman Carlton Soules' proposal would create "child safety zones" around city-run parks. It would seek to prohibit sex...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A Texas A&M storm expert says dry air is helping fuel a ho-um hurricane season, at least so far. Robert Korty, an associate professor in Atmospheric Sciences, said in a statement Friday there have been 11 named storms this year, which is about...
A woman in custody in the back of a Houston police car has been killed when the squad car collided with another vehicle. Authorities say the 21-year-old woman was ejected from the back seat of the police car when it was rammed before daybreak Wednesday by another car that ran a...
Some Texans used old-fashioned paper documents or face-to-face meetings to enroll in the nation's new health insurance system as ongoing website snafus created problems on the second day of open enrollment. Luis Veloz says he filled out a paper application form early Tuesday and...
A federal judge has ordered the assets of a South Texas company that recruits foreigners seeking U.S. visas in exchange for $500,000 job-creating investments be frozen at the request of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The order Monday effectively halted the operations of...
Fort Worth state Sen. Wendy Davis is expected to formally announce her campaign for governor, becoming the first Democrat to make an official bid for statewide office. Her campaign was setting the stage Thursday at the civic center where she received her high school diploma in...
The headliner on the bill is to take the stage as Mark Cuban is scheduled to testify in the trial of the federal insider-trading case against him. The jury verdict in the trial of the Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit could come down to whether jurors believe the...