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ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A former guard at a federal prison in West Texas has been charged with accepting money to smuggle a cellphone to an inmate. An indictment unsealed Thursday in Abilene charges Big Spring police Officer Matthew Castaneda (kas-tuh-NAY'-duh) with bribery of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators continue their manhunt for a 25-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of three people inside a suburban Houston apartment. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that Johnathan Sanchez also is suspected of wounding two others on Wednesday...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas fugitive who was captured in Romania has been charged in the shooting deaths of his wife and their adult son at the family's Houston-area house. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says a capital murder warrant names 48-year-old Camil Matase. Investigators...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Only 18 Texans are addressing the board of education in the latest clash over lessons on evolution and climate change in new science textbooks proposed for use statewide. Wednesday's public hearing will be followed by board votes the next two days. Those...
HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities are searching for a man suspected in a shooting inside a suburban Houston apartment that left three people dead and two wounded. The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunbury Downs Apartments in a subdivision 25 miles northwest of...
PHOENIX (AP) - A Ferris, Texas, woman has pleaded not guilty to allegations that she had her 9-year-old granddaughter plant drugs in her son-in-law's car in Arizona so the grandmother could gain fulltime custody of the child. A Maricopa County Superior Court spokeswoman says 58-...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - The agency in charge of North Texas' toll roads says it's taking steps to ban perpetual toll scofflaws. The North Texas Tollway Authority said Wednesday that it would ban any drivers with 100 or more unpaid tolls. Starting next year, scofflaws pulled over on...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - El Paso police say that the body of an infant found in southern New Mexico might be that of an El Paso baby missing since Friday. Police spokesman Mike Baranyay says the remains are suspected of being those of 5-month-old Jackson Farrey, but they are...
DENTON, Texas (AP) - The University of North Texas has cleared the way to hire the president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as its next leader. UNT said in a statement Wednesday that Dr. Neal Smatresk was named the sole finalist to become the university's next president...