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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man has been arrested after police say he threw his wife from a third-floor apartment balcony during an argument. El Paso police say 21-year-old Mariza Shaffa suffered rib, skull, back and lung injuries. Officials with Del Sol Medical Center on...
Firefighters have contained a grass fire that spread over about 5,000 acres of a federal wildlife refuge marshland along the upper Texas Gulf Coast. Denise Ruffino at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's McFaddin Wildlife Refuge said she expected only a few smoldering spots...
HOUSTON (AP) - A suburban Houston police officer is hospitalized in stable condition after she was shot by a passenger in a vehicle. Authorities say Stafford Officer Ann Carrizales was attempting to question three men in an idling car about 3:30 a.m. Saturday when she was in the...
WESTON LAKES, Texas (AP) - A 27-year-old Fort Bend County man has been charged with two counts of murder for the slayings of his parents. Ross Lawrence appeared Saturday before a magistrate and was ordered held on $2 million bond. On Friday, deputies responding to a 911 call...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A driver whose car that plowed into a horse-drawn carriage, killing one person and injuring three others last year in Galveston, is taking a 15-year prison term in a plea deal. Galveston County District Attorney Bill Reed says 22-year-old Michael Shane...
Texas high school coach Tim Buchanan benched his starters after only 21 plays, kept to a conservative ground game and even allowed the clock to run uninterrupted after halftime to hasten the final whistle. Still, his Bearcats won 91-0. Now the coach is facing formal accusations...
A small plane has crashed on its belly at Fort Worth's Alliance Airport, but no injuries are reported. Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Richard Harrison said the department was called after 8 p.m. Tuesday after a twin-propeller plane landed on the runway. Harrison said two...
Authorities in Southeast Texas are charging a babysitter with abandonment after a child in her care shot himself with a handgun she allegedly left lying around. Orange County Chief Deputy Sheriff Clint Hodgkinson said Tuesday that 19-year-old Melissa Ringhardt was babysitting a...
Several federal agents are scheduled to testify against a West Texas lawyer and former Carnegie Mellon University trustee accused of conspiring to launder drug money. Marco Antonio Delgado is accused of devising a scheme to launder up to $600 for the now disbanded Milenio cartel...