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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Lubbock man is headed for the Texas death chamber for killing his parents at their home 15 years ago during a drug-influenced rampage that also left his 89-year-old grandmother dead. Michael Yowell is trying to block his execution by joining a lawsuit...
HOUSTON (AP) - One person is reported dead and four injured after a two-vehicle crash in Houston. The Houston Chronicle reports that a Ford Mustang veered into oncoming traffic Tuesday around 4 p.m., hitting a pickup truck on the Sam Houston Tollway. A female in the Mustang was...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - State authorities say the pilot of an ultralight plane has died when the craft crashed to the ground southeast of Houston in Galveston County. State trooper Colin Kolupski tells the Galveston County Daily News that 67-year-old Roger Brown was making his...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A new bridge over the Trinity River in Fort Worth is set to open. The West Seventh Street bridge is set to open to traffic Wednesday evening after a brief parade of dignitaries. The old bridge, which spanned the river for 100 years, was demolished in...
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Police southeast of Houston say a woman has been arrested for punishing her 10-year-old boy by having him walk home along a busy freeway. League City police say 34-year-old Angela Graciela Garcia ordered the child from her car Monday evening after the...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Oklahoma City man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for what investigators call San Antonio's most expensive jewelry robbery. A federal judge in San Antonio on Monday sentenced 47-year-old Marvin Steele for his role in the March 2010 armed robbery of...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emergency responders in San Antonio who answered a call about a possible drowning found a baby's body wrapped in wet blankets and in his crib. The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office says a cause of death was pending Tuesday for 9-month-old Michael Sanchez...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - Officials have identified a body found along an East Texas road as a 59-year-old Lufkin woman in a death being investigated as a homicide. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office on Monday night announced the victim was Vanessa Machelle Hamdan. A motorist on...
GILLETT, Texas (AP) - A fiery explosion at a South Texas oil well site has left one man with burns and part of a nearby highway closed as a precaution. The Karnes County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened before dawn Tuesday near Gillett (juh-LET') when some batteries,...