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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The architect of a new law overhauling high school standardized testing and graduation requirements is to speak about the measure before the State Board of Education. Republican state Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock of Killeen plans to address the GOP-majority, 15-...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two former soldiers and a South Texas businessman have been indicted in a $7 million Army medical equipment contract fraud and bribery investigation. Prosecutors in San Antonio on Thursday announced the 40-count indictment names retired Army Master Sgt...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A gunman has been sentenced to life in prison for wounding a woman who rejected his advances and killing a San Antonio health club worker walking her to her car. A judge in San Antonio on Thursday sentenced 28-year-old Yu Masaki. Masaki in March pleaded guilty...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Prosecutors in South Texas have dropped a murder charge against a man whose best friend died in a 2012 wreck during their apparent joyride with a stolen Jeep. The San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/13iPENW ) reported Wednesday that prosecutors are not...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A Las Cruces woman was severely burned while rescuing her three-year-old son when their family mobile home caught fire. Firefighters arrived to find the mobile home engulfed in smoke and heavy flames early Tuesday. Neighbor Margarita Martinez Soto says...
DALLAS (AP) - Separate storm systems crossing the state have inundated parts of Texas with driving rain, bringing flash flooding but also cooling temperatures. Aaron Treadway with the National Weather Service in New Braunfels said Wednesday a low-pressure system pushed west...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Detectives searching a car in which two bullet-riddled bodies were abandoned in a Lubbock gully found an inch-long fingertip of a latex glove on the bloody floor of the back seat. DNA tests tied the glove to Texas Tech doctoral student Vaughn Ross. Blood...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas man convicted of fatally shooting a retired sheriff's deputy during the robbery of an amusement center more than a decade ago has been put to death. John Manuel Quintanilla received lethal injection Tuesday evening for gunning down 60-year-old...
More rain is in store for most of Texas as a cloudy day is expected for the state. A flash flood watch remains for all day Wednesday for the Guadalupe Mountains, Permian Basin and Big Bend. The National Weather Service predicts up to an additional 3 inches of rain for those...