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The Texas man whose wife is accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an attempt to frame him says the experience has been "like a really bad dream." Nathan Richardson of New Boston told the Texarkana Gazette ( http...
One of two women injured in a house explosion near a Houston-area town has died. A statement posted Thursday afternoon on the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office website says 55-year-olf Jennifer Mock had died at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. The statement says her...
A fire that heavily damaged a Southeast Texas house has left three firefighters and the homeowner hurt. Beaumont Fire Department officials say the homeowner's wife escaped unharmed early Thursday but several pets died in the blaze. Authorities say the homeowner was burned trying...
Prosecutors say they're preparing to retry a Texas man who's been in prison for 33 years, even though the state's top appeals court confirmed he doesn't have a valid conviction. Matagorda County District Attorney Steven Reis said Thursday he has directed investigators to gather...
A Texas man who confessed to killing five people during a six-month crime spree in 1998 has been executed. Elroy Chester received lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville for the fatal shooting of Port Arthur firefighter Willie Ryman III. The 38-year-old Ryman...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A military jury in South Texas has convicted a Houston-area recruiter on multiple sexual assault-related counts. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jaime Rodriguez faces up to life in prison in the penalty phase Thursday at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The San Antonio...
A jury has found a South Texas woman guilty of capital murder in her 6-year-old stepson's drowning at a Corpus Christi beach. The conviction on Wednesday comes 31 years after Laura Day was found guilty of killing her boyfriend. Her latest crime has landed her a life sentence...
HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors say they're preparing to retry a Texas man who's been in prison for 33 years, even though the state's top appeals court confirmed he doesn't have a valid conviction. Matagorda County District Attorney Steven Reis said Thursday he has directed...
A jury has convicted a former Houston police officer in the videotaped beating of a black teenage burglary suspect. Drew Ryser was convicted Wednesday of official oppression, a misdemeanor. He will serve two years' probation and pay a $1,000 fine. The 32-year-old is the last of...