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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Officials say 54 dogs and 1 cat have been rescued from an El Paso family's house and taken to an animal shelter. Field Services supervisor Hugo Navarro says animal control workers began investigating after foul odors were reported coming from the house. Dr...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to assaulting Border Patrol agents with his car in a West Texas incident that ended in a vehicle crash that killed two people. The Justice Department statement says 39-year-old David Steiner of Vinegar Bend, Ala., entered...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A police affidavit says Fort Worth officers answering a burglary call were at the wrong house and had poor light when they fatally shot an armed homeowner. Two officers were sent to 409 Havenwood Lane before dawn May 28. According to the search warrant...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's rough western state of Michoacan is proving to be just as painful a thorn in the side of President Enrique Pena Nieto as it was for predecessor Felipe Calderon. Coming off a stunning success with the capture of Zetas cartel leader Miguel Angel Trevino...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio water utility says it'll begin $1.1 billion in sewer system improvements as part of a settlement of a federal clean water case. The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency says the San Antonio Water System also will pay a $2.6...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former South Texas high school teacher has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for hiding a camera in a closet and videotaping a female student changing clothes. 56-year-old David Crocker of Converse in May pleaded no contest to improper photography. Crocker...
SAGINAW, Texas (AP) - A North Texas teenager suspected in the suffocation death of his 6-year-old neighbor is hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with officers who were trying to arrest him. Authorities say 17-year-old Tyler Holder was shot Tuesday after he seriously wounded a...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A bus passenger in South Texas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border in a shampoo bottle. A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Tuesday sentenced 34-year-old Pedro Guerra-Ruiz of Rio Grande...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas police officer wounded during a disturbance call that left another officer and the gunman dead has been released from a hospital. Killeen police say Officer Juan Obregon Jr. was discharged Tuesday. Obregon will be off work for an extended...