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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...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former financial analyst with a history of disruptive behavior is set for execution for the road-rage shooting deaths of two truckers in the Dallas area 15 years ago. Douglas Feldman faces lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville. Feldman was...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for the sledgehammer beating death of a man in his North Texas apartment. The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/13kNM84 ) reported Tuesday that 22-year-old Lakeisha Jean McWay pleaded guilty last...
DALLAS (AP) - Two North Texas businessmen have pleaded guilty to committing health care fraud by making false claims about hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Stanley Thaw of Frisco and Michael Kincaid of Plano appeared in federal court Tuesday to enter their pleas. They operated oxygen...