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LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Police southeast of Houston say a woman has been arrested for punishing her 10-year-old boy by having him walk home along a busy freeway. League City police say 34-year-old Angela Graciela Garcia ordered the child from her car Monday evening after the...
GILLETT, Texas (AP) - A fiery explosion at a South Texas oil well site has left one man with burns and part of a nearby highway closed as a precaution. The Karnes County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened before dawn Tuesday near Gillett (juh-LET') when some batteries,...
HALLSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities are trying to identify the body of a woman found near Interstate 20 in East Texas after some drivers mistakenly thought they saw a mannequin. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office has asked for the public's help to identify the partly clothed...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas police officer fired in 2012 for allegedly lying about having his foot run over during a traffic stop must serve two years of probation. Eric Watts was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report. Watts must also...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Oklahoma City man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for what investigators call San Antonio's most expensive jewelry robbery. A federal judge in San Antonio on Monday sentenced 47-year-old Marvin Steele for his role in the March 2010 armed robbery of...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emergency responders in San Antonio who answered a call about a possible drowning found a baby's body wrapped in wet blankets and in his crib. The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office says a cause of death was pending Tuesday for 9-month-old Michael Sanchez...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - Officials have identified a body found along an East Texas road as a 59-year-old Lufkin woman in a death being investigated as a homicide. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office on Monday night announced the victim was Vanessa Machelle Hamdan. A motorist on...
BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Police say a janitor at a Central Texas elementary school has been charged with trying to fondle several female students while hugging them. Brazos County jail records show 58-year-old Juan Jose Ledezma of Bryan was being held Tuesday on three counts of...
DALLAS (AP) - Shoppers who aren't worried about a holiday budget take note: Neiman Marcus is set to unveil its expensive - and often unusual - "fantasy gifts." The gifts are traditionally featured in the Dallas-based luxury retailer's annual Christmas Book, which will be...