Texas News

Another deputy has been terminated for having some sort of involvement with the witness of Deputy Darren Goforth. HCSO: Employee Termination Harris County, TX – On Friday, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office terminated the employment of Deputy J. Goodrich. Deputy Goodrich was a...
Texas Forensic Science Commission recommends temporarily restricting the use of bite marks in criminal cases. Members of the Texas Forensic Science Commission on Thursday moved ahead with recommending a moratorium on using bite mark evidence pending more research. Legal experts...
The Ford pick-up truck is stolen more often than any other vehicle on the roadway in Texas. The latest monthly report from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) lists Ford trucks, GM trucks and Dodge trucks as the top stolen vehicles in the state. Just last month, 530 Ford...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former project manager at the University of Texas-San Antonio must serve more than three years in federal prison for accepting bribes. James Paul Council was sentenced Thursday in San Antonio. Council in 2014 pleaded guilty to bribery in a case involving his...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas is on the verge of becoming the first state to formally call for a ban on bite mark evidence. Members of the Texas Forensic Science Commission on Thursday moved ahead with recommending a moratorium on using bite mark evidence pending more research...
LIBERTY, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a boy has died after steel barbecue equipment fell on top of him in Liberty County. The Liberty County Sheriff's Office say a deputy responded Tuesday to a home where Bryan Jara's mother told authorities that the equipment fell on her son in...
AAA Texas: Statewide Gas Price Average Drops Five Cents (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $1.53 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents less than last week and 52 cents less per...
BOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016. The industry's top companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are on the defensive after taking hits to their businesses in recent weeks as scrutiny by state policymakers across...