Texas News

DALLAS (AP) - A North Texas couple got a telephone call while at a bridge date this week. Jimmy Justice said he the call was from a federal Homeland Security agent. Justice says the agent told him he and some other agents had just broken down the door to their house. They didn't...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Waller County man has become the fifth resident of the Houston metropolitan area to die of West Nile virus, bringing the virus death toll in Texas to at least 53 this year. Waller County Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Cantrell tells KTRK-TV of Houston...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A 16-year-old boy is in the custody of juvenile authorities, accused of fatally stabbing a 63-year-old San Antonio schoolteacher who had cared for him from infancy. A niece found the body of 63-year-old Adriana Carrillo Terry in the bathroom of her home...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A legally blind San Antonio man with a history of sexual offenses faces a mandatory life sentence after convictions on 12 counts in the repeated rapes of two girls. Anthony Maldonado had previously served a seven-year prison sentence for a 1988 molestation...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police have fatally shot a gunman who allegedly threatened a woman in a hotel room and then fired at officers. Police say the incident happened early Friday at a Days Inn. The woman and two officers who returned fire were not hurt. Police responded...
HOUSTON (AP) - A fourth Houston resident has died of West Nile virus, bringing the Texas West Nile death toll to at least 52. Houston Health and Human Services says the death of a man between the ages of 75 and 84 from northwestern Houston was reported Monday. Federal health...
MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - Cellphone videos and pictures allegedly recorded at the scene where a police officer killed a suspect by firing more than 40 times are in the hands of investigators. Garland police officer Patrick Tuter allegedly said he shot in self-defense at Michael...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A tip has led to the Dallas arrest of a gang member on the Texas Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted list. DPS on Thursday announced the arrest of 31-year-old Rickey Lynn Johnson. The agency says a $7,500 reward will be paid on the tip that led to...
HOLLYWOOD PARK, Texas (AP) - A replacement has been chosen for after the mayor of a town near San Antonio is found dead after apparently being attacked by a donkey on his ranch. The Hollywood Park City Council on Tuesday night chose businessman Mark Perry to succeed Mayor...