The attorney for a Texas man accused of dousing a boy with gasoline and then setting him on fire on his eighth birthday in 1998 on Wednesday questioned the reliability of evidence against his client.
Sen. Ted Cruz is holding meetings with Republican groups this week, starting in Kingwood and Conroe on Monday with visits to Houston, Dallas and Central Texas by Thursday.
A Texas prison system inmate has been charged with sending threatening letters to law officers prosecuting alleged members of a white supremacist gang.
Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett has been killed in an automobile accident in eastern Texas. He was 33.