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QUITMAN, Texas (AP) - Two people are dead and a 12-year-old boy is hospitalized after two boats collided on an East Texas lake. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says the crash happened around sunset Monday night on Lake Fork near Quitman, about 70 miles east of Dallas...
HOUSTON (AP) - Four Texas parole officers are accused of taking bribes to let former inmates under their supervision leave the state to sell drugs. The four officers were caught levying what a federal indictment calls a "tax" on parolees. A tip from state Sen. John Whitmire led...
DAYTON, Texas (AP) - Deputies are searching for a black dog suspected of fatally mauling a 63-year-old rural Southeast Texas woman. A Liberty County Sheriff's Office statement says Linda Oliver was found lying in a pool of blood on the living room floor of her rural home four...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - A South Texas police officer has been arrested on sexual assault and other charges after he was accused of forcing a woman in custody to perform a sexual act. Rio Grande City Police Chief Dutch Pipersays one of his officers, Alejandro Gutierrez, was...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A North Texas police chief says his officers are having an "extremely difficult time" after a woman who complained of harassment from her ex-husband was killed hours later. In a statement Monday, Grand Prairie Police Chief Steve Dye said the Sunday...
MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) - Officials say a hiker has been airlifted from Maine's highest mountain after he was injured by a falling rock. Sixty-two-year-old Ned Hamara of Texas was hurt after a large rock fell on him Monday afternoon while he was hiking Mount Katahdin at Baxter...
HOUSTON (AP) - The death of 3-year-old Lee'onna Ramirez remained hidden for a year as authorities say her mother kept them at bay with conflicting stories on her whereabouts. One scenario was that the child was living with her father in Mexico. Investigators allege Lee'onna's...
HOUSTON (AP) - The Harris County sheriff's office is seeking information after a newborn boy was found abandoned next to a trash container at an apartment building. The sheriff's office says the newborn was discovered on Saturday morning. The newborn, found wrapped in a black T-...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Waco police say two juveniles were taken into custody after rocks and concrete chunks were thrown off an Interstate 35 overpass, injuring drivers and damaging vehicles over the weekend. Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says three or four people were injured early...