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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...
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...
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...
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...
SOCORRO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas mayor facing questions about his business dealings has resigned in a dispute he says involves election dates. Socorro Mayor Trini Lopez quit Sunday night. He was elected last November. Mayor Pro Tem Mary Garcia says Lopez faced a special...
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...