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Man Accused of Plotting Ex-Girlfriend’s Death
A 62-year-old Austin man has been charged with soliciting capital murder after police said he tried to hire an ex-Marine acquaintance to kill his ex-girlfriend for dating a black man.
Woman Intruder Fatally Shot During Attempted Home Break-In
Authorities say a woman in a north Houston suburb has shot and killed another woman who was trying to break into her home.
Child’s Body Found Near Missing 3-Year-Old Texas Girl’s Home
Police in a Dallas suburb say they've found the body of a small child not far from the home of a 3-year-old girl who's been missing since earlier this month.
1 Dead, 1 Missing After Fuel Barge Fire Off Texas Coast
A barge loaded with crude oil caught fire off the Texas coast, leaving one crew member dead and another missing.
Mother in Post Found Guilty of Capital Murder
A Post mother was accused of shooting and killing her own daughter. Ashlee Dean was found guilty of capital murder for the killing of her 2-year-old daughter on February 20, 2014.
The Latest: NTSB Says Benadryl Impaired Balloon Operator
Investigators say the pilot of a Texas hot air balloon that crashed and killed 16 people flew with enough Benadryl in his system to have the equivalent blood-alcohol level of a drunken driver.
Houston-Area “Tourniquet Killer” Set to Die
A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims is set for execution in Texas.
Gunfire Inside Suburban Dallas Building; Man in Custody
One man is in custody and a rifle has been recovered after workers inside a suburban Dallas office building called police after hearing gunshots.
East Texas Man on Death Row Loses US Supreme Court Appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused an appeal from a man sent to death row for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub and then stuffing her body into a barrel with cement mix and lime before dumping it in a ravine.
Texas Deputy Accused of Punching Man After High Speed Chase
A Texas sheriff's office says it's launched an internal affairs investigation to review allegations that one of its deputies punched a man after he had been taken into custody and had been handcuffed following a high speed chase.