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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...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area elementary school teacher and music instructor has been charged with having sex with a 13-year-old girl attending band camp. Harris County jail records show 42-year-old Kenyan Rodgers was being held Tuesday on charges of indecency with a child and...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A federal judge in South Texas has moved the trial of the last defendant in a judicial bribery scandal from Brownsville to Corpus Christi. Jury selection begins Aug. 6 for attorney Eduardo "Eddie" Lucio, who sought the change of venue. Prosecutors have...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas county has modified its employee health plan by changing the language in the policy to remove references to say couples and domestic partners in order to make it "legally defensible." The new language talks about a "plus one" program, set to...
HOUSTON (AP) - A handcuffed robbery suspect who ran from Harris County deputies while being booked has been recaptured along a bayou in downtown Houston. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Timothy Sonnier was being held Tuesday. He also went by the alias of 29-...
CANYON, Texas (AP) - A state park in the Texas Panhandle will be getting three bridges to help improve the flow of traffic along crossings that can flood during storms. The Amarillo Globe-News (http://bit.ly/161SPdS ) reported Tuesday that the improvements are scheduled to start...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A coroner says the passenger killed while riding a Texas roller coaster was ejected from her seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office released additional details Tuesday on the death of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is to visit the Texas-Mexico border to discuss cooperation with Mexico's domestic security chief before proceeding to meetings in Mexico City. Napolitano's visit Tuesday includes meetings in Matamoros,...