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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Sen. Ted Cruz is touring the state this week holding meetings with Republican and tea party groups. The freshman senator from Texas will start in Kingwood and Conroe on Monday, with visits to Houston, Dallas and Central Texas by Thursday. Cruz will be...
HOUSTON (AP) - Testimony enters its second week in the trial of a woman in the 2010 slaying of a 12-year-old Houston boy. The capital murder trial of Mona Nelson resumes Monday before a Harris County jury in Houston. Nelson is accused of killing Jonathan Foster, whose badly...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A West Texas jury has sentenced a man to 18 years in prison for the fatal beating of his cousin as the men argued about their wives - who are sisters. A Lubbock County jury decided that sudden passion was behind Danny Ray Martinez's killing of Eddie Moreno...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - North Texas prosecutors say a 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for serving as the ringleader of a group that stole more than 800 cell phones in a scheme that netted some $1.5 million. A Tarrant County jury on Wednesday convicted...
WYLIE, Texas (AP) - The founder of a Texas wildlife sanctuary where a virus has killed several tigers and sickened more than a dozen other big cats says the outbreak has been a nightmare. Vicky Keahey (KAY'-hee) founded the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Navy and NASA have completed their first tests showcasing how they'll recover astronauts from the ocean following future missions to deep space. On Thursday, a team of Navy divers and the crew of the USS Arlington retrieved a mock-up of the Orion space...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of a man kidnapped from a Brownsville restaurant during the lunch hour. 25-year-old Abraham Parra of Laredo was convicted Thursday of capital murder and aggravated kidnapping in the death of 22-...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - West Texas police say a 53-year-old man tried to secure fraudulent loans by obtaining personal information from applicants who attended a series of fake job fairs he organized. El Paso police said Jose Luz Salcido Jr. advertised on Craigslist that he was...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The roller coaster at a Six Flags park in San Antonio has reopened one month after a woman died in an accident on a roller coaster at a North Texas Six Flags park. The Iron Rattler reopened Wednesday at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, one month after a woman fell to...