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Federal officials in Texas have released five immigration protesters who surrendered in September to U.S. authorities at the border with Mexico. The five released Friday evening had crossed the border illegally and surrendered to protest federal immigration policies. Hours...
The founder of a Houston-based software company has agreed to serve one year in prison after admitting to drugging female employees' drinks and assaulting them. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1cyzWRw ) that Henri Morris and prosecutors reached a deal for him to...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - More than a dozen former Texas prison guards have been sentenced over a racketeering and smuggling ring involving drugs and cellphones slipped to inmates. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Thursday finished sentencing 14 former Texas Department of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man has been arrested on drug charges after federal border agents discovered nearly 52 pounds of apparent methamphetamine hidden in his car. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Thursday estimated the drugs have a street value...
DALLAS (AP) - Efforts by the Dallas Zoo to bolster a rare mammal's population have led to the recent birth of another okapi (oh-KAH'-pee). The female named Almasi is the 36th okapi calf born at the zoo. Almasi, which means "diamond" in Swahili, makes her first appearance Friday...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area police officer who was shot during a traffic stop can be heard on a patrol car recording saying she was "hit twice" but still chasing three suspects. One man was arrested on aggravated assault on a peace officer charges following the Oct. 26...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a man in East Texas has suffered severe burns after his camouflage-like Halloween costume caught fire in an alleged cigarette accident. Tyler Fire Department officials on Friday did not immediately identify the hospitalized man or update his...
DALLAS - About 45 minutes after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in downtown Dallas, Officer J.D. Tippit was on patrol in the nearby Oak Cliff neighborhood when he slowed down as he saw a man who met the vague description of the suspect walking down the street. Moments...
MATAGORDA, Texas - A deep sea oyster reef restoration being touted as the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico began in an unlikely place: a quarry in landlocked Missouri. That is where years of research, planning and precise engineering led Mark Dumesnil, an associate director of...