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(Information in the following story is from: Houston Chronicle, http://www.houstonchronicle.com) CONROE, Texas (AP) - Texas child welfare officials say two Houston-area children found living in an old school bus have been returned to their parents. The Houston Chronicle reports...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A juvenile services worker says a man convicted of killing a Texas pastor had been committing crimes since he was a teenager. The testimony came Monday during the punishment phase in Steven Lawayne Nelson's trial. Nelson was convicted earlier Monday of...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police are looking for a gunman after an off-duty officer working security at an apartment complex was shot twice. Police say Sr. Cpl. Officer Matthew Wagner is hospitalized in stable condition after being wounded around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. Chief David Brown...
SIERRA BLANCA, Texas (AP) - Three inmates who escaped from a West Texas jail and stole a patrol car have been recaptured following an Interstate 10 chase that left a deputy hurt. The Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office says the jailbreak happened Monday night as three men...
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman is to be sentenced after acknowledging she beat her 2-year-old daughter and glued her hands to a wall. Elizabeth Escalona is scheduled for sentencing Monday after pleading guilty July 12 to injury to a child. She faces up to life in prison. Her...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The defense considers whether to produce more evidence as the capital murder trial of North Texas man moves closer to being handed to the jury. Testimony resumes Monday in state district court in Fort Worth after Steven Lawayne Nelson testified in his...
DALLAS (AP) - Investigators say a man fatally shot his wife then killed himself while dropping off his children at a Dallas residence. Police on Monday did not immediately identify the couple. No youngsters were hurt in the attack Sunday night. Police say officers responded to...
ROWLETT, Texas (AP) - Services will be held Tuesday in the Dallas area for a 67-year-old Texas trooper who collapsed and died during a physical readiness test. The Department of Public Safety says Sgt. Paul Hernandez died Thursday in San Antonio. The highway patrol officer was...
Investigators say a suspect in a South Texas double slaying and the wounding of a girl has been found dead in an apparent suicide. The Real County Sheriff's Office says the body of 52-year-old Robert Bryan Jones was discovered Sunday in a ravine on his property near Leakey...