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Students at a Houston-area high school where a stabbing took place will enter the building Monday morning through metal detectors. KHOU-TV reports that Spring High School will search all students with either a handheld wand or a walk-through detector. Only clear backpacks will...
HOUSTON (AP) - A 17-year-old charged in the fatal stabbing of a fellow student at a Houston-area high school is set to be back in court. Luis Alonzo Alfaro was to appear before a state district judge in a Houston courtroom on Friday. He made an initial court appearance a day...
DALLAS (AP) - Two male cheetah cubs have joined the Dallas Zoo population. Zoo officials have marked the occasion by providing them with a puppy. The 8-week-old feline brothers, Winspear and Kamau, were born July 8 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set in Lubbock for the restored childhood home of one the members of Buddy Holly's band, The Crickets. The ribbon-cutting for drummer Jerry Allison's childhood home is set for Friday. The home where Allison and Holly wrote the...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The funeral is set for a college student who died after falling from a horse. The Tarrant County medical examiner's office says 21-year-old Bailey Gasch, a senior at Tarleton State University, died Aug. 30 at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. She...
HOUSTON (AP) - Family and friends of Houston's top prosecutor, Harris County District Attorney Mike Anderson, are preparing to remember him. A memorial service for Anderson is set for Friday afternoon at a Houston church. Anderson died last week at his home after battling cancer...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - Preparing for all eventualities, a wing commander at a West Texas Air Force base says he has a plan for defending the base from attacks by zombies. Brig. Gen. Glen VanHerck commands the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess Air Force Base near Abilene. His answer to an...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - An FBI agent has testified that members of a South Texas family retaliated against those suspected of helping a federal investigation into public corruption. FBI Special Agent Ricardo Ale described Wednesday at a detention hearing how the Vela family ran...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Friday preliminary court hearing is scheduled in Houston for a 17-year-old student charged with murder in a knife attack at his suburban high school. Luis Alonzo Alfaro of Spring is booked into a Harris County jail with bond set at $50,000. Investigators say a...