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HOUSTON (AP) - Texas authorities say they dialed a man's boss for assistance in persuading his employee to end a 70-mile high-speed chase. Police say Lionel Rodriguez took off when officers stopped him for a traffic violation in Willis, 45 miles north of Houston. They say...
TIMPSON, Texas (AP) - An East Texas town has had two earthquakes nearby in one day but no reports of anyone hurt or significant damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says both quakes happened Monday near Timpson. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday had no overnight...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is beginning a two-day tour of the lower Texas-Mexico border to tout his record in the U.S. Senate and talk about border security. The freshman Texas Republican senator also will continue his campaign to press Congress to defund programs...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say they and the Harris County District Attorney's Office are investigating the police killing of an unidentified armed man. A police statement issued Monday says two officers responded Sunday night to a report of a disturbance with a gun in an...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Two people have been killed after their car hit a concrete barrier in suburban Dallas and erupted in flames. A passerby reported the crash to police early Sunday. Arlington police say the car hit a concrete barrier on East I-30. The vehicle apparently...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a man has been shot and killed after a fight over money. Police say the argument erupted Saturday evening in a Dallas apartment building. A man accused several people of taking his money. When the fight escalated, a security officer threatened to...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Supreme Court will not hear a case about Galveston's parking fees, allowing the city to continue with its new revenue-generating policy. The court rejected on Friday the suit brought by Greg Roof, whose previous lawsuit delayed for nearly 10...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a woman whose body was found by her husband in a beauty supply warehouse was murdered. Officer Juan Fernandez says Ping Li's husband found her "unresponsive" late Friday. Li's husband called 911, and her body was taken to the Dallas County Medical...
HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) - Farmers in the Rio Grande Valley are reporting major crop losses worth millions of dollars due to a devastating drought that has parched South Texas. This growing season has been the worst since 2006. The Natural Resources Defense Council ranked Texas No...