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HOUSTON (AP) - Blanco's Bar and Grill - a bastion of Southern cooking and country-and-western dancing located in the swanky River Oaks area of Houston - is closing after 30 years. After the recent sale of the building, the establishment will close Nov. 30. Co-owner Karin Barnes...
DALLAS (AP) - Hundreds of community members gathered to celebrate renovations at Pike Park in Dallas. A ceremony was held Saturday at the park located north of downtown. City records show that the park served waves of immigrants from Germany, Switzerland and France, in addition...
Comal County - The body of a 26-year-old man who fell into the Guadalupe River Thursday has been recovered. He was swept away after trying to save some equipment during flooding. The Comal County Sheriff's Office, with the help of Canyon Lake Fire/EMS identified Samuel Gene...
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...