11 Texas Sheriff Workers Fired, 6 Suspended After Inmate DeathEleven employees with a Texas sheriff’s office have been fired and six others suspended following the death of an inmate who was hit multiple times in the head by detention officers.
Texas Deputies Sue Constable For Turning Office Into 'Booze-Fueled Playground For Sexual Exploitation'The deputies alleged women were subjected to unwarranted touching and kissing, molestation and sexual ridicule during their work with the office’s human trafficking unit.
Harris County Leaders Angered At Houston Area Receiving Little Of $1B Harvey Flood AidHouston area officials expressed shock and anger on Friday after learning that their communities, which suffered the brunt of damage from Hurricane Harvey, would be getting only a small part of the $1 billion in flood mitigation aid.
Texas Sheriff's: Shooting After Case Of Mistaken Identity Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Family Members Charged With MurderAuthorities say it is a deadly case of mistaken identity, now four members of a Texas family have been charged with murder.
U.S. Customs And Border Protection Officers Arrest 57-Year-Old Man Wanted In Harris County For Aggravated Child Sexual Assault Jaime Javier Ruelas Mirele had an outstanding arrest warrant for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14, according to law enforcement officials.
Traffic Backup After Cow Gets Loose On Texas FreewayWhen the story begins with an official saying "Only in Texas" you know the story is going to be good. That quote came from a sheriff in Texas after a pet cow broke through a fence and went for a stroll on the interstate.
Authorities: No One In Driver's Seat Of Tesla Before Crash That Killed 2 In TexasTwo people were killed in the fiery crash of a Tesla in Texas and authorities say there was no one in the driver's seat, although it is not clear whether the car's driver-assist system was being used.
Massive Fire Burns For Hours At Texas Chemical Distribution CompanyIt took hours, but a massive fire at a chemical warehouse in Texas, that forced shelter-in-place orders for two nearby neighborhoods, is finally out.
6 Workers Injured In Gas Explosion Near HoustonUtility workers trying to repair a broken gas line north of Houston struck another one, causing an explosion that injured six of them, including one critically, authorities said.
Attorney For Houston Officer Charged With Murder In Botched Raid Claims Indictment Is 'Political'The attorney for a Houston officer charged with murder in a botched 2019 raid says his client is being targeted by a district attorney looking to score political points.
More Texas Police Officers Indicted After Deadly Drug Raid That Killed Husband & WifeA second police officer has been charged with murder and is among more than 10 other current and former officers who have been indicted as part of an ongoing investigation into the Houston Police Department narcotics unit following a deadly 2019 drug raid.