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A 19-year-old woman was arrested after a hit and run accident downtown. It happened just before 11 p.m. at the intersection of South Laredo and South Alamo streets. According to officials, a woman driving a compact car hit a truck at the intersection and kept going. An off-duty...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio man has received a 45-year prison sentence after jurors rejected his argument that his girlfriend who died in a drunken motorcycle crash was the one driving. Donald Huff was sentenced by a judge Thursday. Huff was charged with intoxication...
WACO, Texas (AP) - There's nothing sweet about this crime. A nonprofit group in Waco says someone stole a barbeque pit that was the grand prize of a scholarship raffle. The 16-foot-long pit is valued at $7,500 and was being offered by the Brazos Education Foundation. The...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth police say a gunman's pistol jamming averted a possible disaster inside a McDonald's. Police say Jestin Joseph entered a south Fort Worth McDonald's after 9 p.m. Tuesday night and asked for a drink cup. He then allegedly drew a gun and pointed...
Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst have appointed six members of the new board set to oversee Texas' embattled cancer research agency. Perry, Dewhurst and Texas House Speaker Joe Straus each get three picks for the governing board of the Cancer Prevention and Research...
CARROLLTON, Texas (AP) - A suburban Dallas police officer ended up playing midwife to one mother in labor. Gene Kimpton says he entered a home in Carrollton Wednesday morning with his weapon drawn. All he knew is there was some sort of emergency situation in the house. There was...
ATHENS, Texas (AP) - Invasive zebra mussels have turned up at a Central Texas lake as efforts continue to stop the spread of the unwanted creatures. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Thursday announced zebra mussels were discovered Sept. 18 in Belton Lake, 60 miles...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking a neighbor's underage daughter on a multistate trip for a week and having sex with her. A federal judge in Houston sentenced 34-year-old Jacob Daniel West of Conroe. The 14-year-old girl was the...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A rail line through the Texas Panhandle has been cleared following a three-train wreck that left four crewmembers hurt. Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway said Thursday that the line just east of Amarillo has reopened to traffic. Spokesman Joe Faust says the...