Nobody Hurt in High-Pressure Release at Texas Gas Plant
Emergency responders say no one has been hurt in a high-pressure release at a Houston-area gasification plant.
Texas Family Gets $8M for Missing Body from Funeral Home
A jury has awarded a couple $8 million after finding a San Antonio funeral home was negligent in the loss of their daughter's body before she was to be cremated.
Governor Greg Abbott Announces $1 Billion in New FEMA Funds
Governor Greg Abbott has announced that Texas can expect more than a billion new dollars in mitigation funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Court Hears Challenge of Texas’ Judicial Elections System
A federal judge is hearing arguments on whether Texas' statewide elections to choose judges for its highest criminal and civil courts violate the Voting Rights Act by deliberately diluting Hispanic voting power.
Texas Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving, Killing Man
A Texas woman has been arrested after police say she struck and killed a motorist while driving home drunk.
Beaumont Man Arrested, Accused of Making Homemade Bombs
A 27-year-old Southeast Texas man has been arrested after federal agents said a search of his home turned up homemade bombs and bomb-making materials.
Cornyn and Cruz Tout Disaster Aid And Cotton Provisions Ahead Of Spending Bill Vote
Cotton provisions are included in the $89 billion dollar package.
Brazilian Couple Facing Kidnapping Charges in Texas Case
A couple accused of helping their grandson from Texas illegally remain in Brazil after his mother allegedly violated a custody order in a divorce case is facing federal kidnapping charges.
FBI: South Texas Judge Accepted Bribes in Cases He Oversaw
Federal prosecutors say a state district judge in South Texas accepted bribes for several years in exchange for favorable rulings in cases he oversaw.
Texas Man Sentenced to Life After Filming Rape of Infant
A Texas man was sentenced to four consecutive life sentences after being convicted of filming the rape of a 3-month-old child.