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The Texas House Committee on Human Services is scheduled to hear about how the state can improve care for the elderly and keep them in their communities. House Speaker Joe Straus has ordered the committee to explore strategies for long-term care that keep people out of nursing...
Houston police say a man killed his wife and left her body in a car parked in a Walgreens lot before turning himself in. Investigators say the man turned himself in around 8:30 a.m. Sunday. They say the man told police where the body could be found, KTRK-TV reported ( http://bit...
An 18-year-old San Antonio teenager has been accused of fatally injuring his girlfriend's 5-month-old infant boy. Antonio Santos Garcia-Vera has been charged with knowingly injuring a child, causing serious bodily injury, the San Antonio Express-News reported Sunday. Bail has...
More than 10,000 Catholics, including more than 40 cardinals, archbishops and bishops from across the U.S., are expected to celebrate the centennial of the founding of the Diocese of Corpus Christi with a conference and Mass. The conference and Mass are set for Monday. Diocese...
A 20-year-old has died after being critically wounded in a shooting at an apartment complex that housed students from the University of Texas-San Antonio. Randall Perkins died at University Hospital where he was taken after the shooting at 2 a.m. Saturday, the San Antonio...
At least one person was shot dead and seven others were hurt when a fight erupted at a traditional birthday party for a 15-year-old girl near Dallas. Ellis County Sheriff's Lt. R.D. White says Sunday the argument at the quinceanera _ a traditional party for a girl turning 15 _...
Texas officials are set to give final approval to allowing low-level radioactive waste from 38 states to be brought to a Texas burial dump near the New Mexico border. The Texas Low-Level Radioactive Disposal Compact Commission meets Friday at the state Capitol. Lawmakers have...
A Houston man held on sex trafficking charges has now been accused of trying to intimidate witnesses and law officers. A federal grand jury in Houston on Thursday returned a nine-count indictment against 42-year-old Andre McDaniels. Investigators say McDaniels in January...
A North Texas jury has ordered 60 years in prison for the apparent mastermind in the 2010 abduction and robbery of a woman. Investigators say Eileen Loskot of Double Oak was snatched during a staged car accident in the Dallas area. She was freed unharmed after being forced to...