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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Charles Simpson, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Simpson is wanted for parole violation and failure to comply as...
Friends and neighbors describe the man who authorities say randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood as someone who did his best to not stand out. Authorities identified the gunman from Monday's shootings, in which nine people were hurt, as Nathan DeSai, a lawyer. He...
Initial funding has been approved for a $105 million redevelopment of the Houston Astrodome that would include raising the two bottom floors to accommodate about 1,400 parking spaces. Harris County commissioners voted Tuesday to spend $10.5 million on the project's initial...
A South Texas woman must serve 30 years in prison for a baby-sitting scam in which she recorded her convicted sex offender boyfriend abusing a toddler in their care. Rosa Linda Ganceres was sentenced Monday to the maximum term by a federal judge in Corpus Christi. The 54-year-...
A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Nine people were injured...
Critics of a Texas law allowing students to graduate without passing statewide standardized tests say the new rule has padded graduation numbers and given diplomas to students who can't demonstrate they have the knowledge they'll need in college, jobs or technical education...
Police are investigating the shooting deaths of a Central Texas councilman and his wife, whose killings are suspected of being a murder-suicide. Authorities say Kerrville Councilman Gary Stork and his wife Peggy were found dead Saturday evening inside their home. Each had...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is arguing that he'll do more to help women from the White House than Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. At the same time, he's taunting her over the infidelities of her husband. As Trump campaigned in the...
AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the successful conviction of John David Payne, 37, to life in prison for Online Solicitation of a Minor in Montgomery County. The conviction stems from undercover operations conducted by the Conroe Police Department, the...