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Thirteen people were arrested during a protest in downtown Houston in front of the offices of the company that is building the Keystone XL pipeline. Those arrested Monday were part of a group of protesters outside the Houston office of TransCanada. They were protesting the...
A Cuban who fled Texas in 2003 following his drug-smuggling arrest then turned up nearly 10 years later bound in a vehicle has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison. A federal judge in McAllen on Monday announced 46-year-old Alexis Estevez-Alvarez's sentence. A federal...
(Information in the following story is from: San Antonio Express-News, http://www.mysanantonio.com) SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A prominent San Antonio businessman and TV pitchman who had been awaiting trial for allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife has died of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Johnny Football isn't just helping Texas A&M University on the football field. The resurgence of Aggies football helped Texas A&M raise a record $740 million in donations during the past year. The fundraising haul exceeds the university's previous...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A 52-year-old man who admitted to killing a rival for the affections of a client's ex-girlfriend is set for sentencing in a state court in Lubbock. David Neal Shepard will formally receive a life sentence without parole on Monday for his guilty plea last...
DALLAS (AP) - For 166 years, they came to pray and sing, to see loved ones baptized and married, to grieve and console. The congregation at Pleasant View Baptist Church wasn't the biggest or best known in the buckle of the Bible Belt. But it was a constant presence - until...
DALLAS (AP) - Police have arrested a 24-year-old man on murder charges in connection with a fatal south Dallas shooting. According to an arrest warrant, Johnny Walker is accused of shooting to death 55-year-old Charles Turner in a parking lot around 4 p.m. Saturday. The warrant...
Residents on Mexico's Pacific and Gulf Coasts are hunkering down for a one-two punch of soaking tropical weather. Tropical Storm Manuel is expected to hit Mexico's southwest Pacific shoreline today while Hurricane Ingrid takes aim at the Gulf Coast not too long after. Heavy...
Six Flags in Arlington has reopened the Texas Giant roller coaster Saturday for the first time since a rider died in July. There are new precautions and warnings for riders including redesigned restraint bars and new seat belts, as well as a trial seat that riders could sit in...