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PORTER, Texas (AP) - A man and a woman have been shot to death at their Houston-area home and investigators detained a male relative in the attack. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call late Tuesday night from a girl who allegedly witnessed the shootings at...
ORANGE, Texas (AP) - Officials say an inmate at a Southeast Texas jail has died after an apparent brain aneurysm. The Orange County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday afternoon announced the death of 55-year-old Joda Lewis Atchley of Orange. A spokesman for the sheriff's department on...
HOUSTON (AP) - A man from Pakistan has been charged in a Texas fake drugs case involving more than 7,000 bogus erectile dysfunction pills. Federal prosecutors in Houston say 45-year-old Mohammad Jamal Rashid faces a seven-count indictment charging conspiracy, trafficking in...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston Mayor Annise Parker and top Houston-area law enforcement officials are pressing a new campaign against human trafficking. The mayor is to join Police chief Charles McClelland, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and Harris County First Assistant District...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The nation's top quarter horse group has filed a notice of appeal to topple a ruling that requires it to begin allowing cloned animals to be added to its breeding registry. The Amarillo, Texas-based American Quarter Horse Association filed its notice of...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio's public transit system board is to consider a desire called the streetcar. The VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposed $280 million streetcar system for the Alamo City. The transit agency has $210...
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are far less ambitious in their demands for spending cuts to erase new debt issued to pay the government's bills than they were during a budget battle two years ago. The list of cuts under consideration now tallies only a fraction of the...
RICE, Texas (AP) - Investigators are trying to reconstruct the events that led to the fatal shootings of a rural North Texas couple and their three children. The five were found dead in their home in the small farming community of Rice, 40 miles south of Dallas. Navarro County...
DALLAS (AP) - A fifth aggravated sexual assault count has been filed against a Dallas crime-watch volunteer police suspect in a string of nine rapes in his inner-city neighborhood. The charge filed Thursday against Van Dixson is in addition to four aggravated assault counts...