Texas News

If you’ve never heard of Identity Recovery Service contracts — insurance policies to cover a person’s costs in the event of identity theft — don’t feel bad; there are only two companies selling them in the entire state. One of those companies is based in Colorado, but conducts...
An online petition has formed asking for the resignation of Texas State Representative Naomi Gonzalez, (D) El Paso, who is charged with driving while intoxicated. The petition, posted on Change.org , by “concerned citizen,” details the night in which Representative Gonzales was...
A standoff ended in gunfire late Saturday morning after police shot a man suspected of killing his father in his home in northeast Houston. Officials with the Houston Police Department said that the suspect, who was barricaded in a home in the 7400 block of Banyan Street, opened...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - An apparent altercation in a North Texas neighborhood has left one man shot to death, another wounded and a woman with some type of cuts. Arlington police on Friday said investigators are trying to determine what led to the shootings. Spokeswoman Tiara...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Another Air Force basic training instructor in South Texas has been sentenced to prison in a sex scandal and will be booted out of the military. A military judge at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on Thursday sentenced Master Sgt. Jamey Crawford to seven...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The U.S. Marshals Service says a man wanted in a Memphis murder has been captured in Texas. Marshals spokesman Seth Bruce said Thursday that Keith Brown is being held at the Shelby County jail on a first-degree murder charge. Brown is accused of walking up...
DECATUR, Texas (AP) - Officials say a man who led authorities in Texas on a 100 mph car chase and may be linked to the killing of Colorado's state prison chief is a paroled prison inmate. The Denver Post reported Thursday that the man is 28-year-old Evan Spencer Ebel. He was...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is asking a federal appeals court for an emergency order blocking a ruling that bars Texas from granting new water permits on two South Texas rivers. The order last week came from U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack, who...
GATESVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Texas and several other states are beginning to re-examine old arson cases in which defendants may have been convicted with questionable scientific evidence. Before 1992, when national fire investigation standards were developed, arson...