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HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston police officer alleging juror misconduct in his conviction in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect during an arrest could get a court hearing on his motion for a new trial. Attorneys for Drew Ryser said Wednesday a judge will...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case in the drug trial of a former South Texas sheriff's deputy charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs. Prosecutors say they expect to call at least one more witness to testify against former Hidalgo County...
HOUSTON (AP) - One of three men found malnourished and held against their will in a dungeon-like garage of a Houston house has died. A Houston police statement Tuesday says 79-year-old William Merle Greenawalt died Thursday. Two other former captives, 59-year-old Dean Cottingham...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for pulling off two bank robberies in the same week. A federal judge in Beaumont on Tuesday sentenced 32-year-old David Randall Terrell II of Nederland and ordered him to make about...
SAGINAW, Texas (AP) - Bond has been set at a $1 million for a hospitalized North Texas teenager charged with killing a 6-year-old neighbor and wounding an officer. Tarrant County jail records Wednesday listed 17-year-old Tyler Holder of Saginaw as in custody while hospitalized...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man accused of murdering his estranged wife and stabbing another man has been shot dead by police after he confronted investigators while armed with a knife. El Paso police said Tuesday that 38-year-old Charles Edward Morales killed 35-year-old...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas Democratic lawmaker attended a conference at the White House on voting rights where Texas redistricting was on the agenda. San Antonio state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer was the only elected Texas official to meet with President Barack Obama to discuss...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A Texas Panhandle federal jury is to continue deliberations for a third day in court challenge to the American Quarter Horse Association ban on cloned animals. Deliberations began late Friday in Amarillo. Jurors reported themselves deadlocked on a verdict...
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A federal agency has announced plans for a panel investigation aimed at finding out what caused last week's gas well blowout off the Louisiana coast. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said it will work closely with the Coast Guard to...