FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Five Fort Worth police officers have been fired and two others have been suspended after a suspect's pleas for medical help while in custody went unheeded, leading to the man's death.
OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma law enforcement agencies have discovered the bodies of a man and a woman in clandestine graves in rural Okfuskee County as part of their search for two missing Texas residents.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Former major league pitcher John Wetteland has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a Texas woman is facing manslaughter charges after accidentally shooting her boyfriend when she pointed a rifle at him while posing for a photo.
As Texas’ Republican leadership calls for property tax cuts and a school finance overhaul, the Texas House on Monday pitched a bold proposal: Pump roughly $7 billion more state funds into public schools — but only if lawmakers can satisfactorily overhaul the school finance system to slow the…
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man who was apprehended in Texas after fleeing charges in a double-killing has been sentenced to 110 years in prison.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — On Sunday, Bishop Curtis Guillory held a rededication Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Arthur — the final church in the Diocese of Beaumont, which spans 33 cites in Southeast Texas, to re-open after Tropical Storm Harvey.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Walton began a wellness program for his Lakers coaching staff. Steve Kerr reached out to Steve Clifford after each spent significant time away from the sideline because of debilitating headaches and other symptoms.
Advances in bite-mark science were cited by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday in halting a Rusk County man’s execution that had been set for today.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has agreed to provide new and extended help securing the U.S.-Mexico border, including personnel to operate security cameras.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Suicide has been ruled in the death of a woman found with the bodies of two girls in a multimillion-dollar home in an affluent gated community northwest of San Antonio.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas appeals court has delayed this week's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing his girlfriend's 13-month-old daughter during what the couple had said was part of an "exorcism."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brandon Judd, president of the union that represents thousands of border patrol agents, has flipped the axiom that there are no winners in a government shutdown.
HOUSTON (AP) — A security checkpoint at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport remains closed because there aren't enough security screeners to staff it.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso are supporting proposed legislation that would allow individuals with concealed carry permits in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state with concealed carry laws, while abiding by that state…
LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) — Lobos, a Belgian Malinois whose nose has led to the seizure of millions of dollars' worth of illegal drugs in Fayette County, is hanging up his leash and turning in his sheriff's deputy badge after eight years — or 56 dog years.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. presidential candidate Julian Castro is joining dozens of high-profile Latinos in Puerto Rico to talk about how to mobilize voters ahead of the 2020 elections and increase Latino political representation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vacation jaunts and hobnobbing with global elites at a Swiss ski resort are out for President Donald Trump. Visits with troops and farmers are OK.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A lawmaker says a Confederate plaque in the Texas Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War has been removed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican leader said Sunday he will meet with Rep. Steve King this week to discuss King's future and role in the party and promised action following the Iowa congressman's recent comments in defense of white supremacy.
DALLAS (AP) — Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carries a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a surprising discovery because the animal was declared extinct in the wild nearly 40 years ago.
The rules that govern recreational marine fishing in the U.S. will get an overhaul due to a new law passed by Congress, and the country's millions of anglers and the groups that stake their livelihoods on them hope the changes will bring better management.