A female elementary school teacher in South Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex with a 12-year-old male student.
A South Texas man who pleaded guilty in a child pornography investigation must serve more than 17 years in prison and pay the victim $1.3 million.
A Southeast Texas man convicted of biting his female roommate as he argued with his girlfriend has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
A judge ruled Thursday that a group of East Texas cheerleaders should be allowed to continue quoting biblical scripture on banners at high school football games.
The daughter of a South Texas judge says she is outraged that her father received only a public warning from a state judicial conduct panel.
Officials from a U.S. agency that monitors the U.S.-Mexico border are to explain why they’re allowing construction of border fence segments in the Rio Grande flood plain.
A group that cares for and releases endangered sea turtle hatchlings into the Gulf of Mexico says it had a record 6,000 babies born this year.
Two people hurt in a deadly Sunday pickup truck crash that killed 15 people have been discharged from a hospital and detained by immigration authorities.
The house where actress Farrah Fawcett lived as a teenager has been put on the market for $215,000. The four-bedroom house was built in 1962.
At least nine suspected illegal immigrants were killed when the van they were packed into crashed not long after a border patrol traffic stop.
IndyCar officially scheduled a race in Houston for October 2013, a step toward expanding the circuit’s reach in the United States.
A 21-year-old Brookhaven College student was beaten with the lid of a cooler and stabbed while protecting a girlfriend who was being harassed by some men in South Padre Island, a police spokesman said Wednesday.