Texas News

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A suspect in the May slaying of an off-duty police officer outside a San Antonio tattoo parlor has been returned to Texas after being caught in Ohio. Officials say Jerry Idrogo of San Antonio arrived Wednesday for booking into the Bexar (bayr) County jail...
A San Antonio clothing store owner has pleaded guilty to leading a wire fraud scheme of nearly $1.6 million. A U.S. attorney says 47-year-old Lea Ann Blystone entered the plea Tuesday in federal court. She owned and managed Hip Dingo stores in San Antonio, Boerne and...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Texas man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading no contest to raping an autistic girl for several years. The San Antonio Express-News reports a judge sentenced 29-year-old Jesus Herrera on Tuesday. He was charged with second-degree sexual...
SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) - Two men have been arrested over the 2013 slaying of an attorney from Mexico as he sat in a parked vehicle in an upscale North Texas city. Law enforcement authorities scheduled a news conference Tuesday afternoon in Southlake on the investigation into the...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas janitor has been arrested after police say he stole credit cards and cellphones from cheerleaders at the University of Houston's new stadium. University police Lt. Bret Collier says 27-year-old Jacob Lee Bryant has been charged with theft and credit card...
The attorney for a woman who was found dead after being charged in her son's death is calling on authorities to release the contents of a note found at the scene. The Dallas Morning News reports David Finn has also asked the Texas Rangers to provide an independent report on the...
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has said revealing in a memoir released to bookstores Tuesday that she terminated a pregnancy in which the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality was not meant to boost her campaign in its final stretch. Rather, she says, it...
The city of Fort Worth is preparing for its first Twitter town hall in Spanish. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the town hall will take place Sept. 18. About 28 percent of the city's residents speak the language. Councilman Sal Espino and Mayor Betsy Price will participate...
A Dallas police officer has been hit by a fleeing car and ended up on the hood before opening fire on the driver who then crashed the vehicle. Police say the suspect was in critical condition Monday. The officer was hospitalized in stable condition with injuries not believed to...