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FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Fort Bliss officials say a soldier was injured seriously when an artillery shell exploded near him during a fire coordination training exercise. The unidentified soldier is a member of the 1st Armored Division's 3rd Brigade. Maj. Joe Buccino, the Fort...
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 150 people face federal and state charges after authorities disrupted online wildlife trafficking operations involving tiger, leopard and jaguar pelts, elephant ivory and live birds. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the arrests Thursday...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - State officials are warning Texas Health and Human Services clients of calls being made by fake caseworkers seeking personal information. In a statement, the department's Office of Inspector General says the callers identify themselves as Health and Human...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Five people died when the sport utility vehicle in which they were riding plunged into a South Texas port basin. The Incident happened about 4 p.m. Thursday when the truck plunged into the shrimp basin at the Port of Brownsville. Justice of the Peace...
ORCHARD, Texas (AP) - Three women are dead after flames swept through a house in a rural town near Houston. The fire happened shortly before noon Thursday in Orchard, a town of about 350 residents about 40 miles southwest of Houston. Fort Bend County sheriff's spokesman Bob...
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Police will examine security surveillance video after "H8" - representing the word hate - was spray-painted on the side of a South Texas Islamic center. Victoria police reported no immediate arrests over the defacing of the Victoria Islamic Center. The...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a contract employee has been electrocuted while doing work at El Paso International Airport. El Paso police on Wednesday identified the victim as 22-year-old Cheyenne Rhoades of Avinger. The worker was located early Tuesday on the ground...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Police are seeking vandals who dumped bleach on floors and broke holes in the walls of a soon-to-be occupied Habitat for Humanity house in Southeast Texas. Beaumont police say the damage was discovered Wednesday in the future home for Marilyn Dartest...
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,...