Death Sentence Commuted For 2nd Texas Inmate In 2 Weeks Due To Intellectual DisabilitiesThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals changed the death sentence that Gilmar Guevara had faced to life in prison.
Grand Jury Indicts Texas Officer In Deadly Shooting During Struggle For TaserA Harris County grand jury indicted Baytown Officer Juan Delacruz Monday for shooting Pamela Turner in the parking lot of an apartment complex where they both lived in May 2019.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Appeals Ballot Application Decision In Harris CountyTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Saturday that he's appealing a judge’s decision to allow the Harris County clerk to send mail-in ballot applications to all registered voters in the county.
Texas Judge Rules Harris County Can Send Mail-In Ballot Applications To All Registered VotersThe most populous county in Texas can move forward with plans to send all registered voters a mail-in ballot application for the November general election, a state judge ruled Friday.
Police Union Says 4 Houston Officers Fired After Deadly ShootingUnion leaders denounced the firings, saying the officers followed their training and tried to de-escalate the situation but were forced to shoot 27-year-old Nicolas Chavez.
2 Texas Workers Rescued From Dangling Platform On High-Rise BuildingTwo construction workers were rescued from a dangling platform on a high-rise building in Houston Wednesday.
Grand Jury Indicts Fired Houston-Area Police Officer Accused Of Kicking ManThe video showed then-Baytown Officer Nathaniel Brown throwing witness Skylar Gilmore, 24, to the ground and then using his knee to hit him in the shoulder and face.
Texas Court Freezes Plan To Send 2 Million Mail-In Ballot ApplicationsThe Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday stopped, for now, a plan to send more than 2 million mail-in ballot applications to registered Houston-area voters before the November election.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Sues To Stop Harris County From Sending Out Mail-In Ballot ApplicationsThe fight over mail balloting in Texas grew Monday when the state sued to stop more than two million registered voters around Houston from receiving applications to submit their ballots by mail.
Southwest Airlines Removes Boy With Autism And Family From Flight Over Face MaskSouthwest Airlines removed a passenger and her 3-year-old son from a Texas flight Monday after the boy, who has autism, refused to wear a face mask and became upset.
Texas Man Accused Of Spending COVID-19 Relief Funds On Lamborghini, Strip ClubsA Texas man is accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $1.6 million in COVID-19 relief funds and spending it on items such as a Lamborghini and at strip clubs, the Department of Justice said.
Houston Mayor Calls For Police To Issue Citations To People Not Wearing MasksHouston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Monday instructed police to begin issuing $250 fines for flouting statewide mask orders.
6 Former Houston Officers Indicted After Drug Raid That Killed CoupleA grand jury has indicted six former Houston police officers whose work with a narcotics unit has been under scrutiny since a 2019 drug raid in which a couple was killed.
Gas Pipeline Near Houston Erupts In Flames After Being Accidentally Cut By ContractorNo injuries or secondary damage was reported in the rupture and fire on the line owned by Lone Star NGL, company officials said.
Officials Say Texas Man Accused Of Murdering Grandmother Tried To Stage Her Death As Drive-By ShootingA man in Texas allegedly shot and killed his grandmother while she was sleeping and then tried to stage her death as a drive-by shooting, authorities said Sunday.