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HOUSTON (AP) - A 15-year-old Houston-area girl has been hospitalized after being attacked by the family's two pit bulls and suffering more than 100 puncture wounds. Kasandra Benavides was mauled Wednesday afternoon while giving the 8-month-old dogs some food and water. Kasandra...
PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) - A South Texas pier has been closed after a ferry hauling vehicles and passengers lost power and crashed into part of the walkway. Port Aransas police say nobody was hurt when the ferry hit the Station Street Pier. The Coast Guard will help investigate...
ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A mobile home fire in West Texas that killed a woman and two of her children has claimed the life of a third youngster. An official with American Heritage Cemetery and Funeral Home said Tuesday that services are pending for 3-year-old Janet Luque of Odessa,...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A judge has set for resentencing the case of two Texas brothers who ran a Kansas hunting camp where hunters paid thousands of dollars to illegally shoot deer. U.S. District Judge Monti Belot on Tuesday set an Aug. 28 resentencing for James and Marlin Butler...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush is set to give brief remarks as his institute hosts a naturalization ceremony followed by a series of panel discussions on immigration. The George W. Bush Institute will host the events Wednesday. The institute is located in the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Planning for a new South Texas university and the effects of the recent legislative session are up for discussion as University of Texas System regents meet. The regents are to meet in Austin on Wednesday. Regents are to discuss principles to guide the...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Federal prosecutors say three men have been arrested for the retaliation killing of a South Texas man thought to have stolen cocaine from the Gulf Cartel. Authorities on Tuesday said 25-year-old Roel Garza was arrested Monday while 26-year-old Orlando...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A man suspected of shooting his common-law wife at Fort Sam Houston is now accused of trying to hire a hit man from jail. Court documents filed Monday accuse Alvin Leon Roundtree of calling his nephew, Leonard Roundtree, and conspiring to hire someone to kill...
CONROE, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area courts worker who allegedly tried to lure someone he thought was a 16-year-old boy to the government building for sex has been arrested. Montgomery County jail records show 50-year-old Donald Edward Huse of The Woodlands was being held Tuesday...