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DALLAS (AP) - Shoppers who aren't worried about a holiday budget take note: Neiman Marcus is set to unveil its expensive - and often unusual - "fantasy gifts." The gifts are traditionally featured in the Dallas-based luxury retailer's annual Christmas Book, which will be...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas police officer fired in 2012 for allegedly lying about having his foot run over during a traffic stop must serve two years of probation. Eric Watts was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report. Watts must also...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Oklahoma City man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for what investigators call San Antonio's most expensive jewelry robbery. A federal judge in San Antonio on Monday sentenced 47-year-old Marvin Steele for his role in the March 2010 armed robbery of...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emergency responders in San Antonio who answered a call about a possible drowning found a baby's body wrapped in wet blankets and in his crib. The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office says a cause of death was pending Tuesday for 9-month-old Michael Sanchez...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - Officials have identified a body found along an East Texas road as a 59-year-old Lufkin woman in a death being investigated as a homicide. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office on Monday night announced the victim was Vanessa Machelle Hamdan. A motorist on...
GILLETT, Texas (AP) - A fiery explosion at a South Texas oil well site has left one man with burns and part of a nearby highway closed as a precaution. The Karnes County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened before dawn Tuesday near Gillett (juh-LET') when some batteries,...
BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Police say a janitor at a Central Texas elementary school has been charged with trying to fondle several female students while hugging them. Brazos County jail records show 58-year-old Juan Jose Ledezma of Bryan was being held Tuesday on three counts of...
ARROYO CITY, Texas (AP) - A park along the Texas border that is managed and maintained by local taxpayer dollars is nonetheless closed during the federal government shutdown. Adolph Thomae Jr. County Park was closed this week because it sits on federal land. But the park is...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say a teenage boy has been shot in the head during a disturbance while visiting friends at an apartment complex. Police say the altercation happened Sunday night. Investigators say the shooter fled the scene. Houston police on Monday did not...