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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The state's top water planners say lawmakers overhauled the Texas Water Development Board, in the process firing them, without seeking their input or offering them a chance to save their jobs. The agency's executive director, Melanie Callahan, and board...
HOUSTON (AP) - A suspect in a Houston-area college campus shooting has been declared a fugitive after he failed to appear at a scheduled court appearance. A bench warrant has been issued for 22-year-old Trey Foster's arrest. Harris County sheriff's spokeswoman Christina Garza...
A Dallas 911 operator has been fired for allegedly posting racist remarks on her Facebook page. A News 8 source showed us screenshots of recent derogatory comments about African Americans and Hispanics on former 911 operator April Sims' Facebook page. "Black people are...
In suburban Atlanta, northern Idaho and a number of other places, churches have moved swiftly to sever ties with the Boy Scouts of America in protest over the vote last month to let openly gay boys participate in Scouting. To date, it's far from the mass defection that some...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A military judge says she'll decide next week whether to delay the Fort Hood shooting suspect's trial after hearing more about his strategy to defend himself for the 2009 attack that killed 13 people. Maj. Nidal Hasan is seeking a three-month delay to...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A carjacking in a North Texas neighborhood has left an elderly woman dead and police looking for the attacker. Arlington police say the incident began around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday as 83-year-old Leona Faye Swafford pulled into her driveway. A police statement...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston's police chief says the 2010 videotaped beating of a black teenage burglary suspect made him sick to his stomach and gave the department a "black eye." Police Chief Charles McClelland Jr. told jurors Tuesday in Houston that fired officer Drew Ryser...
HOUSTON (AP) - Firefighters from Texas and across the nation are joining their colleagues in Houston at a memorial service for four Houston firefighters killed last week in a five-alarm motel fire. As many as 40,000 people are expected Wednesday at Houston's Reliant Stadium to...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The FBI is investigating the kidnapping of a U.S. Marine reservist in Mexico last month. Armando Fernandez, special agent in charge of the FBI's San Antonio Division, said in a news release Monday that the FBI is seeking information about the kidnapping...