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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A South Texas judge, who already under indictment for conduct relating to his work as a jurist, is now facing additional charges of aggravated perjury. Galveston County Court-at-Law Judge Christopher Dupuy surrendered Wednesday at the Galveston County...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's homicide rate has dropped slightly from 24 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2011 to an estimated 22 per 100,000 in 2012. The country's National Statistics and Geography Institute says some of Mexico's most violent states have much higher homicide rates. The...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A judge has ruled that a teen charged with capital murder in a fatal shooting during a San Antonio carjacking will be tried as an adult. With the judge's ruling Wednesday, Aaron Nicholas Ruiz faces up to life in prison with the possibility of parole is...
DALLAS (AP) - Two North Texas businessmen have pleaded guilty to committing health care fraud by making false claims about hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Stanley Thaw of Frisco and Michael Kincaid of Plano appeared in federal court Tuesday to enter their pleas. They operated oxygen...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years of probation for luring a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook to a motel where the pair allegedly had sex. A judge in San Antonio accepted the plea deal from 22-year-old Jeremy Andrew Martinez. The San Antonio...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - The leaders of a West Texas Army post want El Paso's help in combatting a negative perception that's preventing them from luring top military talent. A spokesman for Fort Bliss, Major Joe Buccino, says there's a belief among members of the Army that El...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston police officer convicted in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect during a daylight arrest returns to court as he seeks a new trial, citing juror misconduct. Attorneys for Drew Ryser say the jury foreman researched the case...
HOUSTON (AP) - Road crews have been working to cover a 15-foot-wide sinkhole on a Houston street. People living nearby called public worker officials Tuesday when the sinkhole began to open as vehicles drove over the spot. Traffic has since been diverted. Neighbor Netsey Preston...
COMANCHE, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man whose wife was reported missing more than a week ago has been charged with murder in her disappearance. Comanche County jail records show 34-year-old Michael Logan Lowery of Rising Star was being held Wednesday on $1 million bond. No...