Texas News

As a leaky roof threatens a million-dollar work by a muralist depicting the contributions of black women to life and education, a Houston multi-cultural association says it doesn't have the funds for repair. The Houston Chronicle reports that the 1953 work by John Biggers sits...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is unlikely to know until spring whether an appeals court will throw out criminal charges that accuse the state's top prosecutor of defrauding wealthy investors. Lawyers for Paxton have until late February to make their case to the Fifth Court...
A Turkish Airlines flight from Houston to Istanbul, Turkey had to make an emergency landing in Ireland after crews found a napkin with the word bomb written on it. Sources say the napkin was found in one of the planes bathrooms. The Boeing 777 landed safely in Shannon, Ireland...
A Houston-area man has pleaded not guilty to killing his 19-year-old wife more than four decades ago in suburban Chicago. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that 73-year-old Donnie Rudd entered the plea Friday in the death of Noreen Kumeta Rudd. Rudd is being held on $...
A NURSE WHO WORKED IN A PRISON WILL SPEND A FEW YEARS IN A CELL HERSELF. 44 YEAR OLD LAKISTA DAVIS CONFESSED TO SMUGGLING CONTRABAND INTO THE BEAUMONT FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX...MATT QUINN WITH THE US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN BEAUMONT SAYS AN INMATE GROOMED DAVIS INTO SNEAKING...
DALLAS - Following a nearly three-day trial in federal court in Austin, Texas before U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, a federal jury convicted a corporate executive for lying to Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the public corruption investigation of Dallas...
Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the U.S. continue to tumble amid declining crude oil prices. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide price at the pump fell 7 cents this week to settle at $1.65 per gallon. Nationwide retail gasoline prices slipped 8 cents to reach...
Four more suspects, including the owners of a Dallas clinic, have been charged with federal drug distribution conspiracy charges for allegedly using homeless people recruited from shelters to pose as patients and fraudulently obtain pain killers. The four made initial federal...
The office of Attorney General Ken Paxton is set to determine if any of the 34 pending complaints regarding facilities in Texas that ban concealed handguns have merit. State law says that local and municipal governments cannot ban concealed handgun holders from carrying weapons...