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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A driver whose car that plowed into a horse-drawn carriage, killing one person and injuring three others last year in Galveston, is taking a 15-year prison term in a plea deal. Galveston County District Attorney Bill Reed says 22-year-old Michael Shane...
Texas high school coach Tim Buchanan benched his starters after only 21 plays, kept to a conservative ground game and even allowed the clock to run uninterrupted after halftime to hasten the final whistle. Still, his Bearcats won 91-0. Now the coach is facing formal accusations...
A small plane has crashed on its belly at Fort Worth's Alliance Airport, but no injuries are reported. Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Richard Harrison said the department was called after 8 p.m. Tuesday after a twin-propeller plane landed on the runway. Harrison said two...
Authorities in Southeast Texas are charging a babysitter with abandonment after a child in her care shot himself with a handgun she allegedly left lying around. Orange County Chief Deputy Sheriff Clint Hodgkinson said Tuesday that 19-year-old Melissa Ringhardt was babysitting a...
Several federal agents are scheduled to testify against a West Texas lawyer and former Carnegie Mellon University trustee accused of conspiring to launder drug money. Marco Antonio Delgado is accused of devising a scheme to launder up to $600 for the now disbanded Milenio cartel...
A Vietnam War veteran in North Texas wants vandals to answer for tearing down the American flag in front of his home for the third time. Larry Lorance says the flag at his Plano home was torn down a third time last week. After the second time, he had installed a surveillance...
Gov. Rick Perry is expected to sign an agreement creating a Texas A&M branch campus in Israel. Perry and Israeli President Shimon Peres are scheduled to hold a signing ceremony Wednesday at Peres' residence in Jerusalem. Perry is a proud Aggie graduate traveling Israel this...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping an 11-year-old girl he abducted as she rode her bicycle. A jury in Corpus Christi on Monday also sentenced 19-year-old Jacob Musich to 99 years in prison for kidnapping. The Corpus...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A South Texas woman has sued U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleging excessive use of force by a customs officer in Brownsville. The lawsuit filed Monday in federal court in Brownsville by the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas alleges that...