The Associated Press
Texas Officer Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Off-Duty Deputy
A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder warrant in the fatal shooting of a deputy sheriff, who was the officer's brother.
Texas Man on Death Row for Decapitating 3 Kids Loses Appeal
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejected an appeal Wednesday from a 37-year-old Rio Grande Valley man on death row for stabbing and beheading his common-law wife's three children 15 years ago.
State Owes Counties $2.6 Billion for Indigent Defense Costs
Texas county commissioners say the state of Texas owes its 254 counties about $2.6 billion in for the cost of providing indigent defendants a proper trial defense.
Houston Man Pleads to $3.4 Million Fraud Scheme
Federal prosecutors say a 42-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $3.4 million from a Dallas-based design and construction company
Houston Baggage Handler Pleads Guilty to Officer Gun Theft
Federal prosecutors say a 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty to stealing guns last year from the luggage of three Bellevue, Washington, police officers.
County Tax Collector Officials Arrested in Fraud Probe
Authorities have arrested multiple tax collector officials in the county that includes Austin on suspected fraud charges, and all tax collector satellite offices are closing until further notice as a result.
Ex-South Texas City Manager Sentenced on Corruption Charges
The former city manager of the South Texas town of Crystal City has been sentenced to 35 years in federal prison on conspiracy, bribery, wire fraud and theft counts arising from a corruption probe.
Officials: Multiple People Dead in Shooting at Texas Home
Authorities say multiple people have died in a shooting at a home in a rural town north of Fort Worth.
4 Suffer Minor Injuries on Dallas-Bound Southwest Flight
Some passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver suffered minor injuries when the plane appeared to suddenly lose cabin pressure as it neared Dallas.
Texas Inmate to Die This Week Loses at Court, Parole Board
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has refused a clemency petition from a 36-year-old San Antonio man set for execution this week for a robbery-slaying more than 14 years ago.