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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A man who allegedly became combative with police in West Texas during a domestic disturbance call has died while in law enforcement custody. El Paso police say an autopsy has been ordered on the 36-year-old man who was pronounced dead Sunday at a hospital...
DALLAS (AP) - A handful of vendors at the State Fair of Texas have been busted for selling alcohol to a teenage girl working undercover. Seven of more than 70 vendors were snared by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. The Dallas Morning News reports that each of the seven...
DALLAS (AP) - Police in Dallas say a pregnant woman was killed by an armed robber now on the loose. 28-year-old Stephanie Terlisner was shot in the chest around 7 p.m. Saturday night inside a home in the Southeast Oak Cliff neighborhood. Police have not identified a suspect or...
BELLMEAD, Texas (AP) - An elderly woman and her daughter are dead after a vehicle crash in Central Texas. 85-year-old Mary Jordan of Buffalo and 61-year-old Virginia Olivarez of Mexia were killed when Olivarez's Hyundai collided with an oncoming Ford Taurus. The crash occurred...
DALLAS (AP) - Southern Methodist University could start selling beer at its sports venues as early as January. Athletic director Rick Hart says beer sales could begin during the upcoming basketball season at Moody Coliseum. SMU is also proposing expanding alcohol sales to all of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Dozens of school buses operated by a South Texas district face inspections after two vehicles had engine compartment-related fires within a week. The Brownsville Independent School District announced inspections begin Monday on four buses similar to...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for stabbing his estranged wife more than 30 times just days after she filed for divorce. A judge in San Antonio on Thursday sentenced 40-year-old Roberto Barron as part of a plea deal in the 2010...
HOUSTON (AP) - Federal, state and local agents and deputies swarmed over southern and southeastern Houston, serving search and arrest warrants in a coordinated sweep of almost a dozen locations that included nightspots. FBI Special Agent Shauna Dunlap says the Thursday night...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Fort Worth police officer involved in the fatal shooting of an armed homeowner has been fired in an unrelated case. In a statement, Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead says Officer Benjamin B. Hanlon was fired for falsifying an arrest affidavit in an Aug. 9...