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FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - The leaders of a West Texas Army post want El Paso's help in combatting a negative perception that's preventing them from luring top military talent. A spokesman for Fort Bliss, Major Joe Buccino, says there's a belief among members of the Army that El...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston police officer convicted in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect during a daylight arrest returns to court as he seeks a new trial, citing juror misconduct. Attorneys for Drew Ryser say the jury foreman researched the case...
HOUSTON (AP) - Road crews have been working to cover a 15-foot-wide sinkhole on a Houston street. People living nearby called public worker officials Tuesday when the sinkhole began to open as vehicles drove over the spot. Traffic has since been diverted. Neighbor Netsey Preston...
COMANCHE, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man whose wife was reported missing more than a week ago has been charged with murder in her disappearance. Comanche County jail records show 34-year-old Michael Logan Lowery of Rising Star was being held Wednesday on $1 million bond. No...
ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - A South Texas jailer has been fired and charged with groping a female inmate while she was on kitchen duty. Paul Noel has been charged with violating the civil rights of a person in custody and improper sexual activity with a person in custody. Noel worked...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a mother shot to death at an East Texas park where she had taken her 3-year-old son was caught in the crossfire of some gangs. Tyler police on Wednesday said nobody has been arrested in the killing of 20-year-old Briana Raquel Young of Tyler...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Opening statements are scheduled in a McAllen federal court in the trial of a former South Texas sheriff's deputy charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs. Former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy Jorge Garza is one of nine former law enforcement officers...
CHANDLER, Okla. (AP) - A former county district judge in Oklahoma faces 26 felony counts accusing him of participating in a cattle theft ring. A statement Monday from the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association says 48-year-old Craig Key of Chandler, Okla., is accused...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man who became an unwitting drug mule for Mexican drug traffickers is suing Ford Motor Co., alleging the auto maker freely gave away the car key codes that allowed the traffickers to plant marijuana in his trunk. An FBI affidavit from 2011 says...