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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republicans in the Texas House have passed one of the nation's toughest packages of abortion restrictions. Democrats stalled the vote as long as possible Monday, the second to last day of the special legislative session. The proposed bill would ban abortions...
DALLAS (AP) - The U.S. attorney's office in Dallas is hosting a meeting with members of a delegation from Mexico shaping changes to the country's judicial system. The meeting between prosecutors, judges and delegation members starts Monday morning. U.S. Attorney Sarah Saldana's...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A New Mexico man convicted of mailing threatening letters laced with powder to dozens of financial institutions nationwide has lost his attempt to avoid paying $87,734 to reimburse emergency response costs. Richard Leon Goyette's motion for a new hearing...
CHAPPELL HILL, Texas (AP) - Two people have been killed in a weekend fire that consumed a home in Southeast Texas. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said Monday that 53-year-old Jeanette M. Laster and her boyfriend, 50-year-old David Michael Wright, died in the blaze in...
Terrell State Hospital’s superintendent resigned under pressure Thursday in the midst of a federal investigation into problems at the Northeast Texas facility. Joe Finch, who ran the 300-bed hospital since 2008, quit after state officials told him they wanted a leadership change...
One man is dead and another is behind bars following a Friday-evening shooting in North Oak Cliff. Shortly after 5 p.m. Friday Dallas police officers were dispatched to Roman’s Barbershop on W. Jefferson Boulevard, between Bishop and Madison Avenues, where they found 29-year-old...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - The Army chief of staff is to deliver the keynote speech to the graduation glass from the U.S. Army Sergeant Major Academy at Fort Bliss. Gen. Raymond R. Odierno will cap his Friday with a news conference covering several issues affecting the Army...
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) - Two city council members in Southeast Texas have been cited for disorderly conducted after they allegedly got into a fistfight during budget talks. Misdemeanor citations were issued to Dan Becker and Dennis OKeeffe following Wednesday night's incident...
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) - A man accused of fatally shooting his mother has been arrested following a standoff at a Houston-area home where the body was found. Montgomery County jail records show 37-year-old Stuart McGuirt of Spring was being held without bond Friday on a...