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A former West Texas jailer is behind bars after authorities say he set up a fake Facebook account to defame a sheriff's deputy. Thirty-seven-year-old Eric Tipton is being held on $300,000 bond at the Brown County Jail on charges of online impersonation, stalking and retaliation...
Houston police are searching for a driver who they say fatally hit a 56-year-old bicyclist with a school bus and drove off. Fifty-six-year-old cyclist Bobby Brooks of Houston was pronounced dead at the scene on Wednesday. Police say Brooks was riding through a crosswalk when the...
Police have arrested two teenagers who they say shot a 74-year-old Houston-area man while he was taking out his trash. Baytown police tell KHOU-TV the 17-year-olds were arrested Wednesday in connection to the Monday shooting. Police say the teens confessed to the crime. It's...
Gay rights activists are rallying around two men in Houston who were reportedly kicked out of their Yellow Cab for kissing each other. Executive Director of Equality Texas Chuck Smith says that kind of discrimination is illegal in Austin and that public businesses are expected...
The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in contempt of court. “The city’s...
SAN ANTONIO -- The city of San Antonio released Tuesday renderings of what a renovated Alamodome could look like. City Council is currently deciding on a contractor for the $50 million project. Among some of the proposed changes in the renderings would be to do away with the...
The University of Texas at San Antonio has been awarded a $640,000 federal grant to help economically disadvantaged students pursue science careers. UTSA announced the five-year grant from the National Science Foundation Tuesday. The funding will create a scholarship program to...
A San Antonio jury has found a man guilty of human trafficking for forcing at least 10 women into prostitution. Jurors delivered the verdict for 45-year-old Glen Dukes on Tuesday after deliberating for less than an hour. Prosecutors say he lured women into homes and forced them...
The Texas Department of State Health Services says that a second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease. The department says in the statement emailed early Wednesday and...