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FORNEY, Texas (AP) - Police in a Dallas suburb say they stopped George Zimmerman for speeding. Forney police say Zimmerman was stopped Sunday while driving west on U.S. 80, about 20 miles east of Dallas. A Florida jury recently acquitted Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A South Texas judge, who already under indictment for conduct relating to his work as a jurist, is now facing additional charges of aggravated perjury. Galveston County Court-at-Law Judge Christopher Dupuy surrendered Wednesday at the Galveston County...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's homicide rate has dropped slightly from 24 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2011 to an estimated 22 per 100,000 in 2012. The country's National Statistics and Geography Institute says some of Mexico's most violent states have much higher homicide rates. The...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A judge has ruled that a teen charged with capital murder in a fatal shooting during a San Antonio carjacking will be tried as an adult. With the judge's ruling Wednesday, Aaron Nicholas Ruiz faces up to life in prison with the possibility of parole is...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas deputy described by co-defendants as the ringleader of officers accused of stealing and reselling drugs is to testify for a second day in a corruption trial. Former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy James Phil Flores is to resume his...
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for trafficking in counterfeit credit cards. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden also ordered 42-year-old Mikel Chad Adams of Dallas to serve three years of supervised release. Adams was sentenced...
CELINA, Texas (AP) - More than 200 dogs in various stages of neglect have been seized from a rural North Texas property after being found in "appalling" conditions. Denton County Sheriff Will Travis says in a statement that some of the dogs appear to have been abused, while...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston police officer convicted in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect during a daylight arrest returns to court as he seeks a new trial, citing juror misconduct. Attorneys for Drew Ryser say the jury foreman researched the case...
HOUSTON (AP) - Road crews have been working to cover a 15-foot-wide sinkhole on a Houston street. People living nearby called public worker officials Tuesday when the sinkhole began to open as vehicles drove over the spot. Traffic has since been diverted. Neighbor Netsey Preston...