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A veteran South Texas police officer has been charged with theft and forgery in what investigators say involves an outside company. Brownsville police Officer Ruben Castillo on Monday remained on administrative leave without pay. The 45-year-old officer was arrested last...
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials expect hundreds of New Year's Day hikers at state parks as a healthy way to start the new year. Department authorities on Monday announced the growing interest in so-called First Day Hikes. Agency officials say more than 1,500...
A Dallas police officer has been arrested for sexual assault, accused of using his position as a peace officer to force prostitutes to perform sexual acts while he worked an extra job. Police said Officer David Kattner was arrested early Sunday morning. The 47-year-old remained...
HOUSTON (AP) - Former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier, who served six years as mayor in the 1990s and pushed for legislation that allowed the construction of new sports stadium, has died. He was 89. The Harris County Medical Examiner's office said Lanier died at home Saturday at 4:10 p...
The family of a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran will receive his medals, which went missing following his 1980 funeral. The nonprofit Purple Hearts Reunited is set to hold a ceremony Saturday afternoon in a Dallas suburb to return the medals to the widow and children of...
The wife of a television weatherman who was shot multiple times as he left the station on Wednesday has revealed his quick decision to drive off and flag down help saved his life. Patrick Crawford, the morning weatherman for KCEN in Bruceville-Eddy near Waco, had climbed into...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- A South Texas woman is free on bond while she awaits a new capital murder trial for the 2006 salt poisoning death of her 4-year-old foster son. Hannah Overton, 37, of Corpus Christi, already had served more than seven years of a life prison term...
t was a moment of emotional release for the survivors of Mike and Cynthia McLelland as they learned that Eric Williams is going to Death Row. Family members cried and hugged, knowing the disgraced former justice of the peace will die by lethal injection. Meanwhile, the one-time...
Deputies shut down a large drug lab in northwest Harris County and confiscated over $1 million in drugs. Deputies arrested suspects at two locations, some at a warehouse and some at an apartment in the 1000 block of Pinemont Dr. The suspects in the apartment were linked to the...