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Officials say a Houston woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto high heel told police she was trying to protect herself. Houston police say 44-year-old Ana Lilia Trujillo told investigators the man was attacking her and she acted in self-defense...
The FBI says a "telephonic bomb threat" against a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Texas led to the plane being diverted to Phoenix on Monday afternoon. Special Agent Manuel Johnson, a spokesman for the FBI's Phoenix division, says Flight 2675 left Los Angeles...
Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law a much-watched high school curriculum overhaul that cuts the number of standardized tests students must pass to graduate from 15 to five. The measure is designed to give more flexibility to youngsters who want to focus on career training, not...
Authorities have released additional information they hope will lead to the identification of a woman found dead on a South Texas beach last fall. Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio said Monday that with a preliminary report from the medical examiner and assistance from the...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - When an Army psychiatrist goes on trial for the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, the pace could be slower than usual. That's because Maj. Nidal Hasan's paralysis-related health issues require him to have more breaks since he'll be serving as his...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Volunteer firefighters say they need more state funding as a bill would divert some of the money from a fund originally dedicated to assist them. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/13wYiYt ) that lawmakers this year decided to send $18.5 million...
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man after San Angelo police used a stun gun to take him into custody. The San Angelo Standard-Times (http://bit.ly/117xevB ) reports Micah Anthony Key of San Angelo was pronounced dead at a...
DALLAS (AP) - A court date has been scheduled for Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent after prosecutors say he tested positive for marijuana. A spokeswoman for Dallas prosecutors said Monday that Brent is scheduled to appear June 21 before Judge Robert Burns. Brent is...
CARROLLTON, Texas (AP) - Police in the Dallas suburb of Carrollton say two men have drowned in a retention pond after one of the victims tried to rescue the other. Carrollton police say the two men were fishing from the bank of the pond Saturday night with several other...