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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The author of a suggested San Antonio city ordinance says it would grant local parks a 1,000-foot buffer zone banning sex offenders. Councilman Carlton Soules' proposal would create "child safety zones" around city-run parks. It would seek to prohibit sex...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A Texas A&M storm expert says dry air is helping fuel a ho-um hurricane season, at least so far. Robert Korty, an associate professor in Atmospheric Sciences, said in a statement Friday there have been 11 named storms this year, which is about...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The adoptive parents of 10 children have been indicted on felony charges accusing them of withholding food and water from their 12-year-old daughter and telling her siblings to hit her. An affidavit shows that the girl was malnourished and weighed 57 pounds...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area school district has abandoned a $16 million initiative to incorporate thousands of iPads into classroom curriculums after a consultant found widespread problems. A review of the program, called iAchieve, found it had unrealistic goals when...
Some Texans used old-fashioned paper documents or face-to-face meetings to enroll in the nation's new health insurance system as ongoing website snafus created problems on the second day of open enrollment. Luis Veloz says he filled out a paper application form early Tuesday and...
Fort Worth state Sen. Wendy Davis is expected to formally announce her campaign for governor, becoming the first Democrat to make an official bid for statewide office. Her campaign was setting the stage Thursday at the civic center where she received her high school diploma in...
The headliner on the bill is to take the stage as Mark Cuban is scheduled to testify in the trial of the federal insider-trading case against him. The jury verdict in the trial of the Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit could come down to whether jurors believe the...
A former TCU football player has pleaded guilty to mail fraud related to a foreign currency exchange scheme. A federal judge in Dallas sentenced Eldon A. Gresham Jr. on Wednesday to 14 years in prison for his January guilty plea to a single mail fraud count. The 67-year-old...
A San Antonio-area school district will settle a lawsuit by paying nearly $1 million to a woman whose 14-year-old son was shot and killed by a school police officer. The San Antonio Express-News reports the settlement was reached last week with Denys Lopez Moreno, whose son...