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HOUSTON (AP) - Family and friends of Houston's top prosecutor, Harris County District Attorney Mike Anderson, are preparing to remember him. A memorial service for Anderson is set for Friday afternoon at a Houston church. Anderson died last week at his home after battling cancer...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - Preparing for all eventualities, a wing commander at a West Texas Air Force base says he has a plan for defending the base from attacks by zombies. Brig. Gen. Glen VanHerck commands the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess Air Force Base near Abilene. His answer to an...
HOUSTON (AP) - Four more current and former Army National Guard soldiers had pleaded guilty to roles in bribery and fraud relating to recruitment. The four bring to 15 the number of Army National Guard soldiers and recruiters convicted in a scheme to obtain thousands of dollars...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for illegally transporting immigrants and assaulting U.S. Border Patrol agents. Jose Alberto Izquierdo-Gonzalez was sentenced Wednesday in the South Texas town of Laredo. The 28...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas police officer has been fired after being accused of stealing more than $20,000 from a business bank account to pay his personal bills. Fort Worth police Chief Jeff Halstead on Wednesday night announced the dismissal of Officer Lovon Ponder...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - An FBI agent has testified that members of a South Texas family retaliated against those suspected of helping a federal investigation into public corruption. FBI Special Agent Ricardo Ale described Wednesday at a detention hearing how the Vela family ran...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Friday preliminary court hearing is scheduled in Houston for a 17-year-old student charged with murder in a knife attack at his suburban high school. Luis Alonzo Alfaro of Spring is booked into a Harris County jail with bond set at $50,000. Investigators say a...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A decision is due from a federal magistrate on whether to grant bond to members of a South Texas family charged with public corruption. U.S. Magistrate Judge Dorina Ramos said she would issue her decision by the end of the day Thursday in McAllen. FBI...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Gay rights advocates and religious conservatives are expected to pack a San Antonio City Council meeting for a vote on a nondiscrimination proposal that's drawing rebuke from big-name Republicans. If approved Thursday, San Antonio would join other major Texas...