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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...
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry heads to the Texas Hill Country to help break ground for a center that celebrates the long history of the state's oldest law enforcement agency. Perry will help break ground Tuesday in Fredericksburg for the Texas Rangers Heritage...
HOUSTON (AP) - Dozens of federal, state and local security agencies will join industry and educational resources in testing security at the Port of Houston. The SECUREX 2013 exercise is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon under the command of the coast Guard and Port of Houston...
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...
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...
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...
A grandfather discovered the lifeless bodies of his three grandchildren, his son and daughter-in-law at their home in North Texas. Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner said Monday that the victims were shot and the deaths are being investigated as murder-suicide. Tanner says the...
Investigators are working to determine the cause of a two-alarm fire that appears to have destroyed a 100-year-old historic home in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that no one was injured in the blaze that broke out just after midnight Monday. Fire department...