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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Leaders of another Texas city will consider whether disposable plastic bags should be banned. The Corpus Christi City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to review a plan that would require retailers that use plastic bags to charge for the items, stop...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Two teens reported missing after an evening hike on a West Texas mountain have been found unharmed but a searcher was hurt during the effort. The El Paso Fire Department says emergency personnel located the teens around 8 a.m. MDT Sunday. One rescuer...
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — The 79th person to die in last week's train derailment in Spain has been identified by her family as Myrta Fariza of Houston. Fariza's friends and family had created a Facebook page titled "Hope for Myrta," where they collected donations and...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington say there are elevated levels of arsenic and other heavy metals close to natural gas extraction sites in the Barnett Shale area of North Texas. A news release from the school Friday says several...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Federal prosecutors announced that a Somali man with terrorist connections and who supported the killing of non-Muslims has been sentenced in San Antonio to eight years in prison. Prosecutors said Friday that 29-year-old Abdulluh Omar Fidse was sentenced...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Authorities have announced they'll seek the death penalty against the former county official accused of killing three people in East Texas, including two prosecutors. Special prosecutor Bill Wirskye said Friday during a court hearing that the state will...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas judge has sentenced a formal Fort Bliss soldier to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to murdering a man in a cartel-ordered hit. Michael Jackson Apodaca admitted to shooting Jose Daniel Gonzalez-Galeana. The 22-year-old agreed to the plea...
HOUSTON (AP) - A San Antonio man sent to death row for killing a woman during a burglary attempt more than nine years ago has lost an appeal of his case to a federal appeals court panel. The ruling Thursday from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals moves 42-year-old Taichin...
WEST, Texas (AP) - Federal emergency officials have announced a grant of nearly $2.8 million to help schools devastated by a plan explosion in a Central Texas town. In April, a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people and wrecked three of the West Independent School District'...