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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A 17-year-old South Texas mother has died after being stabbed while holding her baby at a bus stop and police later arrested her ex-boyfriend. San Antonio police say the infant girl was not hurt in the attack Tuesday afternoon as the former couple apparently...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A jury is set to hear testimony from the first witness at the trial of a former BP drilling engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. An FBI supervisor who...
HOUSTON (AP) - The browning of Texas has slowed over the past few months as near normal spring and summer rainfall has eased the grip of a persistent drought, especially in the eastern half of the state. State climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon says the drought conditions have...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas inmate has been executed for the death of a corrections officer during a short-lived escape from prison six years ago. Jerry Martin had requested that no additional appeals be filed on his behalf, clearing the way for his lethal injection Tuesday...
HOUSTON (AP) - The Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation has given former President George H.W. Bush an award for his public service and government career. Bush was given the LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award Tuesday at his Houston office. The foundation said in a written statement...
MARSHALL, Texas (AP) - Bond has been set at $5.1 million for an East Texas man charged with killing his wife at a hotel. Cass County jail records show Brad Allen Dunn of Marshall was being held Tuesday murder and evading arrest charges. Jail officials didn't immediately provide...
DALLAS (AP) - Items that once belonged to Farrah Fawcett, including everything from her 1977 People's Choice Award to her last driver's license, are set to go up for auction. The items, which also include scripts, costumes and personal mementoes, are being offered Friday in...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Two men who pleaded guilty to roles in a scheme to bribe a top El Paso County official are to learn their punishment. Former El Paso City Council member Raymond R. Telles and former banker Roberto "Bobby" Ruiz admitted to participating in a scheme to bribe...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is putting new emphasis on education in his campaign to replace Gov. Rick Perry. The Republican is scheduled to begin a series of classroom roundtables Tuesday, starting near Dallas. He's expected to make several stops...