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PENITAS, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Border Patrol continues testing aerostats along the Texas-Mexico border that were originally used for surveillance by the Department of Defense. The Border Patrol plans to demonstrate the helium-filled balloons, which are outfitted with cameras and...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The family of a San Antonio police officer shot in the head by fleeing robbery suspects says there is nothing more doctors can do. In a statement, the family of 31-year-old Robert Deckard said, it was time to begin letting him go. They are proud he was doing...
HOUSTON (AP) - Police say a Houston man has fatally shot his wife and then called his adult son to tell him about it. Houston Police detectives say 62-year-old Raymond Lazarine shot his wife Deborah Lazarine multiple times Wednesday morning in the living room of their home...
HOUSTON (AP) - The FBI is searching for a man who robbed a downtown Houston bank by passing through a crowd enjoying a holiday concert on his entrance and exit. According to a statement from the FBI on Wednesday, a holiday concert was taking place in the lobby of the office...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - Public health officials in East Texas say an illness that may have sickened at least eight people, including four deaths, has been attributed in one case to the H1N1 virus. In a statement from the Montgomery County Hospital District and Public Health...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Charges have been dropped against a federal agent who worked at the McAllen office of the Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General. Prosecutors had alleged that Marco Rodriguez falsified records at his supervisor's request. U.S...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Documents filed in the past few days in federal court in Miami indicate Carnival Cruise Lines knew about a risk of leaks from engine fuel hoses and recommended precautions before the ill-fated voyage of the Carnival Triumph. A lawsuit filed in February on...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - An Alabama man who killed two people while fleeing Border Patrol near the Texas-Mexico border has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Alia Moses sentenced 39-year-old David Steiner on Tuesday for felony assault of a Border Patrol agent...
HOUSTON (AP) - Harris County Republicans have sued the city of Houston over its extension of health and life insurance benefits last month to legally married same-sex spouses of city employees. Jared Woodfill, chairman of the Harris County Republican party says the city acted...