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The San Antonio Area Foundation has received a more than $7 million gift from investor philanthropist Mary Jane K. Lewis to be used exclusively for charitable purposes. Lewis died in 2011 and bequeathed the money as a permanent fund for annual grants. Foundation spokesman Joel...
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas man has been charged with killing his mother whose body was found after an argument heard by one of her friends via cellphone. Dallas County jail records show 25-year-old Gonzalo Lopez was being held Monday on a murder charge. Jail records don't list an...
PARIS, Texas (AP) - Ninety-year-old Texas Congressman Ralph Hall says he's planning to run for another term next year, extending his tenure as the House's oldest member. The Rockwall Republican first was elected in 1980, as a Democrat. He switched to the GOP in 2004. The Paris...
A Houston firefighter is in the hospital after the fire truck he was in was hit by a suspected drunk driver last night in northwest Houston. Police say the fire truck had its emergency lights on while responding to a call on the Northwest Freeway at 34th around 10:30pm. That's...
Texas Tech women's basketball coach Kristy Curry has left to take over at Alabama. Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt says in a statement Saturday night Curry has resigned to take over the Crimson Tide. Curry guided the Lady Raiders to a 21-11 mark this past season which...
Police say a 5-year-old Texas boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head by his older brother. Denton Police spokesman Orlando Hinojosa told the Denton Record-Chronicle the boy was airlifted to a Dallas hospital Saturday after his 8-year-old brother shot him with...
Donald and Jeanne Frosch were remembered at a powerful and emotional memorial service on Sunday evening. The couple was killed Thursday afternoon when a Cessna 182 piloted by Donald went down outside of Fredericksburg. Friends say the timing of the crash was especially tragic,...
Forget those feel-good vibes at the Capitol. Unless a deal on a new Texas budget is struck in the next two weeks, a summer bummer is coming. Gov. Rick Perry wants $1.8 billion in tax cuts and $2 billion for a new water fund. So does most of the Legislature, which is also close...
Just after 11:30 a.m. Saturday, an urgent 911 call came from 2720 Stockton Dr.: A 5-year-old boy had been shot in the head. News of the shooting spread quickly in a neighborhood where many people have children of about the same age. "It's devastating. You just always hope that...