HOUSTON (AP) – Authorities says a suburban Houston man was injured after he accidentally shot himself in the stomach at his daughter’s birthday party.
Eric McGinnis was convicted last summer of possessing an unregistered short-barreled rifle. He also was found guilty of unlawfully possessing ammunition while subject to an active protective order that had been issued because of a 2015 altercation with a girlfriend.
Pearland police on Thursday said investigators do not believe anyone else was involved in the deaths of the two men and one woman.
Judge Andrew Carruthers made the ruling Thursday in the murder case of 68-year-old Genene Jones after reviewing her psychological evaluation.
Texas Secretary of State David Whitley previously refused to acknowledge mistakes in the three weeks since his office gave prosecutors a voter list that included tens of thousands of U.S. citizens who were wrongly flagged.
U.S. Attorney Joseph Brown in Plano on Wednesday announced charges related to ATMs robberies since August 2017.
A Texas Department of Family and Protective Services official says the children were released from a hospital Monday night.
Deputies on Tuesday discovered two malnourished children crammed into a locked dog cage and two more smeared with feces and urine in a barn in North Texas, in what a sheriff described as the worst case of child abuse he has ever seen.
Reliant Energy is partnering with the Texas State Aquarium (TSA) to give hundreds of students in districts impacted by Hurricane Harvey an educational experience through a STEM-based program.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the voluntary recall involves Panola County Processing of Carthage. Federal inspectors discovered the problem on Friday.
The San Antonio Express-News reports that some venues are welcoming the news that the University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University scheduled their spring breaks for March 16-24.
Daytona International Speedway made the announcement Monday, six days before the 61st running of “The Great American Race.”
Agents from the U.S. Border Patrol’s Laredo Sector foiled an attempted drug smuggling at a checkpoint near Freer on Saturday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the recall involves VICS Acquisition of Harlingen.
Prosecutors in Houston on Monday announced the plea agreement with 46-year-old Daniel Hernandez of Roseville, California. Hernandez, who’s identified in court documents as a registered nurse, pleaded guilty last week to conspiracy to bribe a public official.