Opening statements have begun in Galveston in the sexual assault trial of a 63-year-old man who prosecutors say paid thousands of dollars to high school girls for sex.
A 5-year-old Montgomery County boy is in intensive care at a Galveston burn center after his clothing caught fire.
A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday.
A health care worker who may have handled an Ebola patient’s fluid specimens at a hospital in Dallas is now quarantined with her husband on a cruise ship near Belize.
The man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student is back in Charlottesville after being arrested in Texas.
Federal investigators are trying to find out what happened when a tugboat steering two barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March.
The U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB are opening hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
The U.S. Coast Guard has scheduled 4½ days of hearings in Galveston early next week on a collision between a tugboat and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
The barge operator that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the Houston Ship Channel will be fined by Texas regulators regardless of the outcome of investigations.
Cannon booms reverberate across the Houston Ship Channel, a scare-tactic to keep birds away from oil-slicked beaches as crews scour the sand for tar balls that have washed ashore.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said that polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was hospitalized for a condition that is not life threatening. He is in stable condition.
About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were caused by their nightmarish experience.