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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Sen. Ted Cruz is touring the state this week holding meetings with Republican and tea party groups. The freshman senator from Texas will start in Kingwood and Conroe on Monday, with visits to Houston, Dallas and Central Texas by Thursday. Cruz will be...
HOUSTON (AP) - Testimony enters its second week in the trial of a woman in the 2010 slaying of a 12-year-old Houston boy. The capital murder trial of Mona Nelson resumes Monday before a Harris County jury in Houston. Nelson is accused of killing Jonathan Foster, whose badly...
HOUSTON (AP) - Macy's landmark downtown Houston store is planned to be reduced to rubble next month. The 10-story Main Street retail fixture closed in March 66 years after it opened as the Foley's department store. Andy Skabowski is operations manager for the Metropolitan...
DALLAS (AP) - A slow trip by a massive steam locomotive dubbed "Big Boy" to its new home has been delayed by a high volume of traffic along the rail lines it's using. Officials say the original plan called for the former Union Pacific Railroad locomotive to begin its trip Sunday...
HOUSTON (AP) - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is scheduled to make a major announcement regarding the Affordable Care Act in Houston. Sebelius is returning to Texas on Monday for a second time this month to promote the national health care overhaul...
WYLIE, Texas (AP) - A cougar has died at a North Texas animal sanctuary decimated by the outbreak of a fatal virus. But officials at the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in the Dallas suburb of Wylie say the cougar was euthanized due to kidney failure, and...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A swarm of bees occupying a dilapidated North Texas building has attacked several people, stinging one man more than 100 times before turning on responding emergency personnel. The man and a paramedic were hospitalized Sunday afternoon following the...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - North Texas prosecutors say a 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for serving as the ringleader of a group that stole more than 800 cell phones in a scheme that netted some $1.5 million. A Tarrant County jury on Wednesday convicted...
WYLIE, Texas (AP) - The founder of a Texas wildlife sanctuary where a virus has killed several tigers and sickened more than a dozen other big cats says the outbreak has been a nightmare. Vicky Keahey (KAY'-hee) founded the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in...