Texas News

The board of a Texas charter school co-founded by Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders will vote on surrendering its charter after two years of management feuds and financial woes that led to a state takeover of its governance. The Dallas Morning News ( http://bit.ly/1urHIEZ...
Charles Leon Carr, 57, whose last known address was in Austin, Texas was deported to the United States last night from the Republic of Mexico. Carr, wanted by Texas and U.S. law enforcement agencies for several felony warrants arising from his flight from Austin was remanded to...
A record 2,212 firearms — most of them loaded — were discovered in travelers' carry-on bags at U.S. airports last year, according to 2014 statistics released today by the Department of Homeland Security. Transportation Security Administration officers found an average of six...
A record 2,212 firearms — most of them loaded — were discovered in travelers' carry-on bags at U.S. airports last year, according to 2014 statistics released today by the Department of Homeland Security. Transportation Security Administration officers found an average of six...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added one fugitive and two sex offenders to the Texas 10 Most Wanted lists. Eusebio DeLeon, 42, was added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his...
Police in Dallas are investigating a deadly shooting. They say a man was walking on Chesterfield Drive in the Red Bird area just before midnight Wednesday when another man pulled up in a car and tried to rob him. The pedestrian pulled out a gun and shot the would-be robber, who...
olice said a pair of possible suspects in a southwest Houston carjacking died when they wrecked the victim's pickup during a chase. It happened on Beechnut at Eldridge around 11 p.m. Wednesday. An officer with the Houston Police Department tried to alert the driver of the truck...
A man nicknamed "Money Mike" for allegedly giving wads of cash to teenage girls for sex acts was convicted Tuesday by a Galveston County jury of sexual assault of a child, but jurors recommended sentencing him to 10 years of probation instead of the 20 years in prison that state...
Demetria Johnson, a 32-year-old beautician, used to sleep on a couch at her cousin’s apartment in Pleasant Grove, a low-income neighborhood in south Dallas. When she came home from work, she said, she was often greeted by drunks in the parking lot and the occasional sound of gun...