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HOUSTON (AP) - Dueling groups of protesters converged on a wealthy Houston neighborhood in reaction to last weekend's not-guilty verdict in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Around 80 people gathered Sunday on a street in Houston's River Oaks area, some carrying...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A German roller coaster maker is sending officials to a North Texas amusement park to inspect a ride after a woman fell to her death. Gerstlauer Amusement Rides in Munsterhausen, Germany, will investigate what led to Friday's accident at Six Flags Over...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A state capital murder trial for three Rio Grande Valley men accused in a fatal home break-in is on hold while federal prosecutors pursue a trial on additional charges. The three men, Juan Antonio Moreno, 29, Jess Joe Mata, 20, and Alberto Vela, 28, face...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Lubbock police are investigating a teenage runaway girl's report that she was abducted, sexually assaulted and held captive in a house for the past six weeks. Police Capt. Jon Caspell says the girl told officers she was abducted from Amarillo about two...
DALLAS (AP) - An administrative judge will hear final arguments on whether a judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court should be removed from the case. Regional Administrative Judge John Ovard is to hear arguments Monday in Dallas. That's after...
BASTROP, Texas (AP) - About 160 chimpanzees of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center's animal research facility in Central Texas face retirement and an uncertain future after the National Institutes of Health has decided to end almost all medical research on...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The city of Brownsville says the constitutional rights of a teenager shot and killed by police at a middle school last year were not violated. The denial comes in the response to a lawsuit filed by the parents of Jaime Gonzalez Jr. According to the...
HOUSTON (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been charged with two counts of injury to the elderly after authorities found four men malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like Houston house. Police say Walter Renard Jones was arrested at the scene Friday and jailed...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators are still trying to determine if a woman who died while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas fell from the ride dubbed the tallest steel-hybrid coaster in the world. The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m...