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A six-year-old boy is being credited with helping save a toddler who nearly drowned at a Houston-area marina. The Harris County Sheriff's Department says a 1-year-old boy on Saturday fell off a floating raft at the marina in Crosby, a town about 20 miles northeast of Houston...
WYLIE, Texas (AP) - A tiger described as the "soul" of a North Texas animal sanctuary has become the seventh big cat to die from an outbreak of a fatal virus. A spokeswoman for In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in the Dallas suburb of Wylie said Tacoma died...
Officials say no one was injured when an American Airlines flight en route from North Carolina to Dallas made an emergency landing in Little Rock because of engine trouble. Officials say the American Airlines MD-80 was en route to Dallas from Charlotte Sunday when one of the...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal and state investigation into dog fighting and gambling has resulted in the arrest of 11 people from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. U.S. Attorney George Beck said Monday the 11 are charged with conducting an illegal gambling business...
DALLAS (AP) - A newspaper report says incomplete and inaccurate data makes it impossible to determine how many serious chemical accidents like the one that killed 15 people in a Central Texas town this year occur annually in the United States. The Dallas Morning News found in an...
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) - A 12-year-old Southeast Texas boy has been praised by police for his bravery when he reported burglars in his house and he hid in the closet. Port Arthur police on Monday said Deion Murdock was home alone the afternoon of Aug. 20 when he called 911 to...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former University of Texas at San Antonio project manager and three contractors face various charges, including mail fraud and bribery, for their alleged involvement in a bid-rigging scheme to defraud the school of more than $1 million. James Paul Council,...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Parents in a North Texas school district are suing a charter bus company, alleging their children saw pornographic images on television monitors while they boarded a bus earlier this year. The parents allege their children in the Birdville school...
DALLAS (AP) - Texas had more than 500 work-related fatalities in 2012, an increase of more than 20 percent from the previous year. According to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor of Statistics, the most dangerous job in the state was driving...