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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Hotel surveillance video has helped San Antonio police arrest a suspect in the slaying of a California man whose body was found when he missed a funeral. Police on Monday night announced the arrest of 35-year-old Ivan Aguilar on a murder charge. Online jail...
HOUSTON (AP) - A body found buried under a chicken coop has been identified as a Houston-area man who disappeared on New Year's Eve. The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the victim as 41-year-old Jesus Leal Valdez of Pasadena. A tip led to the discovery...
LA VILLA, Texas (AP) - Schools are closed in a one-stoplight South Texas town after the city shut off their water amid a dispute over the bill. The city of La Villa shut off water and sewer service to the La Villa Independent School District in December, shortly after students...
KATY, Texas (AP) - Classes are set to resume at a Houston-area high school where a student was taken into custody after a zip gun was found following the evacuation of the building. The Katy school district said on its website that students were set to return to class Tuesday at...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man convicted of killing two people as a teenager in 1993 is scheduled to have a bond hearing after the state ordered he should have a new trial. The bond hearing is set for Tuesday for Daniel Villegas, sentenced in 1995 to life in prison in...
People convicted of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Harris County could have to pay for their blood tests. Reported county budget executive director Bill Jackson says he thinks defendants who are able should be required to pay for such tests. Jackson says he...
LA VILLA, Texas (AP) - Schools are closed in a small South Texas town after a dispute over a water bill between the city and school district shut off the taps. The La Villa Independent School District website on Monday said, "All La Villa I.S.D. schools will be closed until...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman say he's raised $1.7 million during the last six months for his attorney general campaign. Smitherman said in a statement Monday that he also has nearly $2.1 million in cash on hand. He hasn't taken any...
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) - A Montana woman visiting family in Southeast Texas has died after picking up a lamp from some wet ground and being electrocuted. The accident happened Sunday night in Texas City. Fire Marshal Dennis Harris says the victim, whose name and hometown weren't...