Texas

Police: Houston officer shot, suspect being sought

A Houston police officer has been shot and a suspect is being sought.

Texas

Texas mom sent to prison for helping son escape from jail

A San Antonio mother has been sentenced to 10 years prison for helping her son and two other inmates escape from a county jail last year.

Texas

West Texas councilman indicted in domestic violence case

An attorney for a West Texas city councilman says the official plans to finish his term following his indictment on a charge related to a domestic violence incident.

Texas

Texas businessman pleads guilty to making illegal donations

A Houston businessman has pleaded guilty to making illegal political contributions as part of a scheme to potentially influence various candidates for federal office.

Texas

Army pilot killed in Afghanistan to be buried Monday in Utah

A  25-year-old Army helicopter pilot killed in a crash in Afghanistan will be buried Monday at Brigham City Cemetery in northern Utah.

Texas

Man found with pounds of meth after Texas-to-Tennessee trip

A parolee found with a large quantity of methamphetamine after a bus ride from Texas to Tennessee has been convicted of drug and weapons charges.

Nation & World

Chief: Officers ‘basically ambushed’ in South Texas shooting

Police say an officer and two other people have been shot and injured in the Texas border city of Laredo.

Texas

Deputies trying to serve search warrant fatally shoot man

Officials say East Texas deputies trying to serve a search warrant fatally shot a man who tried to speed away from the scene.

Texas

Study says warming world could devastate fisheries, reefs

A study commissioned by 14 seafaring nations predicts that unchecked climate change could devastate fishery industries and coral reef tourism, causing hundreds of billions of dollars in losses by 2050.

Texas

At least 13 dead, 2 dozen hurt in Mexico bus crash

At least 13 people are dead and about two dozen injured after a bus crash in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua.

Texas

2 sought in 5 violent attacks in 5 hours in Houston

Police are appealing for public help in identifying and arresting two suspects in a string of five violent robberies in a five-hour period in southeastern Houston.

Texas

Body of Texas man found in south-central Wyoming

Searchers have found the body of a 52-year-old Texas man who went missing after his truck caught fire in south-central Wyoming.

Texas

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers.

Texas

Research ship name: Mississippi MD, civil rights activist

A new oceanographic research ship will be named for a Mississippi physician who filed one of the first school desegregation lawsuits in the Deep South and led wade-ins to desegregate public beaches.

Texas

An Oklahoma wildlife refuge expands territory

Little River National Wildlife Refuge added 160 acres of protected forest and wetlands, making a large area usable for guests.