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HOUSTON (AP) - A homeowner found dead after a Houston-area house fire had been stabbed to death and authorities are seeking the public's help in finding the attacker. The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the victim as 72-year-old Caroline Stagner. Emergency...
ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - A famous more than 1,000-year-old live oak tree in South Texas will be getting some new protection in 2014. The so-called "Big Tree" in Goose Island State Park near Rockport, about 25 miles northeast of Corpus Christi, will get a new fence. Construction...
GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) - Country singer Chris Cagle has been arrested in Texas on a driving while intoxicated charge. The Texas Department of Public Safety says Cagle was arrested early Sunday near Greenville, 50 miles northeast of Dallas. DPS says the 45-year-old entertainer...
DALLAS (AP) - An exhibit of works by a Spanish painter who achieved acclaim in the U.S. in the early 20th century has opened in Dallas. The first major exhibit to focus on Joaquin Sorolla's impact in America opened last week at Southern Methodist University's Meadows Museum. The...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio elementary school has been briefly evacuated after a dummy grenade was found in a student's lunchbox. Northside Independent School District spokesman Pascual Gonzalez told the school district police determined Monday that it was empty and could...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former El Paso school board member has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for accepting more than $176,000 in bribes. The U.S. Attorney's office said that U.S. District Judge Frank Montalvo sentenced former El Paso Independent School District...
HOUSTON (AP) - The new health insurance system is stoking fears among immigrant families that applying for coverage could draw the attention of immigration authorities. Immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally cannot participate in the system. But many of them have relatives who...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Tuskegee Airman in San Antonio is among those around the world remembering the life of South African President Nelson Mandela. Granville Coggs was one of the groundbreaking African-American pilots who flew missions during World War II. At a memorial Sunday...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The two presumptive front-runners in the race for Texas governor say they're outraged by a probation sentence given to a North Texas teen for a deadly wreck that killed four pedestrians. Attorney General Greg Abbott and Texas Sen. Wendy Davis discussed the...