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RICHMOND, Texas (AP) - Deputies in Southeast Texas have fatally shot a man armed with a knife when he failed to put down the weapon. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday did not immediately release the name of the man who died. The incident happened Monday night in...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man has been convicted of a 2012 slaying in which the victim was stabbed more than a dozen times after the alleged theft of a car radio. Jurors in Brownsville on Tuesday consider the penalty for 19-year-old Robert John Anthony Martinez of...
DENTON, Texas (AP) - A jury has deadlocked in the case of a North Texas woman charged with starting a 2010 house fire that killed her boyfriend's 2-year-old son. A judge in Denton on Monday declared a mistrial in the trial of Toni Barnett of Frisco. Barnett was charged with...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas jury might not reach a decision on how to sentence a man who's admitted to killing his mistress after finding out she was HIV positive. Larry Dunn faces up to life in prison after admitting he killed Cicely Bolden. But if the jury finds he committed a...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston Mayor Annise Parker is hoping voters will elect her to a third and final term. Parker is squaring off against eight other candidates in Tuesday's mayoral race. If no one gets more than 50 percent of the vote, the top two candidates would face each other in...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The state has sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over claims that federal guidelines hamstring employers from excluding convicted felons when hiring. The lawsuit filed Monday is the 30th that Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott has filed...
DALLAS (AP) - A rare early American psalm book that could fetch as much as $30 million when it goes up for auction in New York City makes a stop this week in Dallas. The Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in British North America, will be on display Thursday afternoon at the...
CHIRENO, Texas (AP) - An East Texas woman has been recognized for her 80-year unbroken membership in her church. Lilly Stone joined the Chireno United Methodist Church in 1933, when she was 8 years old. Stone was recently awarded a plaque signed by the church's bishop and...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro has gotten married. The freshman Democrat from San Antonio said he and fiancee Anna Flores were married in a private ceremony on Saturday that was attended by family members. He says, "Anna and I have had an eventful and very blessed...