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DALLAS (AP) - A resident of a North Texas mental hospital has been charged with threatening to blow up two federal courthouses. A federal complaint accuses Christopher Stephens of making the threats against the U.S. courthouses in Dallas and Fort Worth in three telephone calls...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers have awarded the Legislative Medal of Honor to a Cameron man killed in Afghanistan. The Texas Legislature gives out the award to one person every two years and on Memorial Day gave it to U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Deen Andrews Of Milam County...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Warm weather and sunshine are helping the San Antonio area dry out after thunderstorms this weekend flooded area roads, rivers and creeks, killing three people who were swept away by rushing waters. The National Weather Service on Monday discontinued a flood...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Authorities say three people who went missing over the weekend while swimming on Galveston Island are presumed drowned. The three are missing along the San Luis Pass, considered a dangerous area to swim because of strong currents. Signs on shore warn, "No...
MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Southeast Texas say two people have been arrested on charges they were among a group of 11 involved in the sexual assault of a teenage girl. Thirty-five-year-old Sondress Lotts and 33-year-old Earl James Tyler remained in the Madison...
DALLAS (AP) - Six days after Sharone Sylvester Brown pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, authorities received word that she had died. They had him arrested and wanted to try him for murder. But they ended up letting Brown go due to rules concerning "double jeopardy."...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Fresh off calling lawmakers back to work for a special session, Gov. Rick Perry is holding a ceremony to celebrate a bill they passed during the regular one. The governor will sign into law Tuesday a measure creating a state fund to finance new water...
EDEN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Central Texas shooting spree has left two dead and five injured - including a sheriff - as the gunman appeared to randomly shoot at vehicles he came upon. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the gunman is among the dead. His identity...
The Texas Legislature has approved a bill allowing students with proper licenses to keep guns in their cars on college campuses. The House and Senate previously passed the proposal by Republican Sen. Glenn Hegar of Katy. Both chambers on Sunday then approved a version reconciled...