Advertisement

Texas News

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...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A traffic accident on Interstate 30 in the Dallas area has left three people dead. Arlington police say the wreck early Wednesday killed two adults and a child. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the accident. Further details weren't...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - One of the few buildings in Galveston to survive the 1900 hurricane has changed hands. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has sold the Bishop's Palace to the Galveston Historical Foundation. Foundation Executive Director Dwayne Jones says...
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...
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...