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LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Police southeast of Houston say a woman has been arrested for punishing her 10-year-old boy by having him walk home along a busy freeway. League City police say 34-year-old Angela Graciela Garcia ordered the child from her car Monday evening after the...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A man has died after being struck by a train while walking on railroad tracks near downtown Abilene. Abilene police Officer Brian Poynor tells the train conductor blew the whistle when he saw the man walking on the tracks Tuesday evening, but by the time...
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...
HALLSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities are trying to identify the body of a woman found near Interstate 20 in East Texas after some drivers mistakenly thought they saw a mannequin. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office has asked for the public's help to identify the partly clothed...
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...