Texas News

A federal judge has denied the latest appeal by one of the three men convicted in the notorious 1998 Jasper dragging death. The Beaumont Enterprise reports John William King's most recent appeal was turned down last week. King's attorneys have contended he was not at the crime...
Texas voters support businessman Donald Trump over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, though large portions of each candidates’ supporters describe their choice as a vote against the opposing candidate rather than a vote in favor of their chosen candidate, according to...
Roy Lee Bosier, 55, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being captured on June 23 in Houston. Bosier, a high-risk sex offender, was wanted for parole violation and failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements. The arrest was the result...
A former Texas law enforcement officer whose career ended when he was accused and convicted of sexually abusing a young girl almost 30 years ago has now been sentenced to three life prison sentences for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in 2009. The Waco Tribune-Herald...
A man who shot a South Texas sheriff's deputy in an exchange of gunfire on a street has been charged with aggravated assault against a public servant. The Comal County sheriff's office says 22-year-old Garrett Marshall Cooke of Bulverde remained in a San Antonio hospital Sunday...
Donald Trump splashed cold water Saturday on renewed calls by U.S. secessionists for Texas to break away from America in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. “Texas will never do that, because Texas loves me,” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee...
The Texas Attorney General’s Office has secured an Agreed Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction against a former immigration attorney, Paul A. Esquivel, his former associate attorney, Juan Carlos Penaflor, and former office manager, Olvia Martinez. This final judgment stems...
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped a penny this week to settle at an average $2.13 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the national price at the pump also declined, slipping 4 cents this week to reach an average $2.32 per gallon. Amarillo has the cheapest...
A federal appeals court has upheld a much-watched Texas program that promises free college educations to military veterans if they lived in the state when they enlisted. The Hazlewood Act dates to the 1920s. State lawmakers expanded the program in 2009 to include the veterans'...