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ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) - Central Texas police say officers shot and killed a woman after she pointed a gun at them. Round Rock police spokeswoman Dee Carver tells the Austin American-Statesman (http://bit.ly/19wT29q ) police were called late Sunday night about a woman carrying a...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House has launched a formal investigation into a UNiversity of Texas System regent and will consider whether to impeach him. House Speaker Joe Straus assigned the investigation Tuesday to the Select Committee on Transparancy in State Agency...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A nationwide survey says an Amarillo male prison has the highest rate of inmates reporting they were pressured into sex or sexual contact with prison staff. 8.1 percent of inmates at the Clements Unit alleged sexual victimization by staff involving force...
PEARLAND, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area police officer has shot and killed a theft suspect who tried to flee a hospital while being treated for injuries suffered during his arrest. Pearland police say the officer who was guarding the suspect has been put on paid leave pending a...
DALLAS (AP) - Police say a 34-year-old-man has been arrested for leaving his five young children in a car while he drank inside a Dallas bar. Francisco Enrique Lopez was arrested Sunday after a security guard spotted the children in the car and alerted an off-duty officer. They...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Two people injured in the collapse of a barn frame under construction at Texas A&M University have been released from the hospital. St. Joseph Regional Health Center spokesman Tim Ottinger said Sunday afternoon that one person, a 35-year-old,...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Three people are dead in what authorities are describing as a muder-suicide that stemmed from a domestic dispute in West Texas. Lubbock County sheriff's Lt. Bryan Taylor sayd the bodies of a man and woman were found Sunday morning at a Lubbock home. The...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas President Bill Powers said Monday's Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action in higher education will have no impact on the schools' admissions policy. Texas was sued by a white student who was denied admission and the school had been...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police in Fort Worth say they killed a man who was stabbing a woman when they arrived at a local apartment building. A police spokesman says that officers heard cries for help inside an apartment at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning. They arrived to find the...