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Appeals Court Stays Convicted Killer’s Tuesday Execution
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."
Driver Who Chased SUV Involved in Fatal Crash Indicted
A man who authorities say chased an SUV filled with egg-throwing teens, causing a crash near Houston that killed another motorist, has been indicted on manslaughter and other charges.
Venue Change Sought for Teen in Fatal Texas School Shooting
Attorneys for an 18-year-old student are seeking a change of venue for his capital murder trial in the fatal shooting of 10 people last year at a Texas high school.
South Texas Police Chief Fired Over Domestic Violence Arrest
A South Texas police chief has been fired following his domestic violence arrest.
Man Holding Family Hostage Fatally Shot by Houston Police
Police say a man holding another man at gunpoint was fatally shot by officers to end a six-hour standoff near Houston.
Prosecutor: Duo Attacked Wrong Car in Deadly Drive-By
Two men suspected in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old black Houston girl and that was initially investigated as a possible hate crime mistakenly thought they were attacking people whom they had fought with at a club hours earlier, a prosecutor said Monday.
14-Year-Old Boy Arrested on Murder Charge After Fatal Crash
A 14-year-old boy who authorities say was driving an SUV that caused a fatal car accident has been arrested on a murder charge.
New Year’s Eve Gunfire Nearly Hits Pastor During Sermon
A bullet that was fired into the air as the New Year neared fell through a Texas church roof and narrowly missed a pastor, who said he then turned the service into a celebration of life.
Texas Adds to Population But Growth Rate Slowing Down
U.S. Census figures show Texas added more people to its population than any other state during the past year.
US Conducts Medical Checks on Children After 2 Deaths
U.S. immigration authorities said Wednesday that they have done new medical checks on nearly every child in Border Patrol custody after the death of a second youngster in the agency's care in the span of less than three weeks.