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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police have arrested a woman believed to be the mother of a newborn boy found dead at a recycling center. Police on Tuesday night arrested 25-year-old Nidia Yolibeth Alvarado on a capital murder charge. A medical examiner has ruled that the infant...
LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) - Either Carson Joines has been a very popular man in Carthage - or nobody else wanted to be mayor of the small East Texas over the past 32 years. City Secretary Debbie Pierce tells the Longview News-Journal Jones has announced that he's resigning as mayor...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A state environmental body is to consider whether to force a South Texas town to turn the water back on for its school district so students can return to class. The La Villa Independent School District has asked the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality...
HOUSTON (AP) - Attorneys for the Houston Community College board say they see no legal barrier to the swearing-in of a newly elected trustee whose election is under challenge. Board special counsel Gene Locke tells the Houston Chronicle that the college system sees no legal...
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...