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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school, and killed 15 people. According to a letter obtained by The Associated Press, FEMA says it...
Authorities have charged a Fort Hood sergeant with paying for sex with a soldier in a prostitution scheme allegedly arranged by a coordinator of the Texas Army post's sexual assault prevention program. Master Sgt. Brad Grimes was charged in military court Wednesday with...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man who thought he was negotiating online with a mother offering her juvenile daughters for sex has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Wednesday sentenced 30-year-old Daniel Ricardo Barrientos. A...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas senators are meeting to consider placing more restrictions on when, where and how women can get abortions. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday afternoon in Austin, after Gov. Rick Perry called on the special...
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Attorney General's office is suing a Texarkana pawn shop for allegedly charging interest rates as high as 240 percent on car title loans. The lawsuit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court names Tri-State Pawn of Texarkana Inc. and the company...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The general manager of a Texas water district says he's disappointed with a U.S, Supreme Court decision that sides with Oklahoma in a water rights dispute. The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected the Tarrant Regional Water District's claim that it...
Federal officials are offering low-interest disaster loans to property owners damaged by severe weather and flooding that hit the San Antonio area last month. The Small Business Administration announced the assistance Wednesday for Bexar (BAYR) County property owners hurt by the...
A federal appeals court judge has refused a request from lawyers for a convicted killer facing execution this week that she take herself off his case because she's biased against him. Elroy Chester is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening for killing a Port Arthur...
A house explosion near a Houston-area town has left an infant and two adult women with life-threatening injuries. In a statement, the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office says the explosion early this morning destroyed the house in Dobbin. The officials say the 8-month-old...