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HOUSTON (AP) - An ex-Houston police officer convicted for his role in the 2010 videotaped beating of a teen burglary suspect alleges juror misconduct and seeks a new trial. Attorneys for Drew Ryser say the foreman while outside court wrongly went online to research the case,...
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...
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...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - An Army psychiatrist going on trail in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting says he wants to tell potential jurors that he's being forced to wear a military uniform he believes represents "an enemy of Islam." Before jury selection begins Tuesday afternoon...
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...