Babysitter Charged After 3- And 6-Year-Old Start Houston-Area Motel Fire With LighterTwo young children were alone, found a cigarette lighter and caused a 3-alarm fire at a Houston-area motel, now their babysitter is being charged.
Investigators Say Fire At Houston-Area Motel Was Started By Children Using A LighterInvestigators say two children who were left alone in a room were playing with a lighter when a fire broke out at a Houston-area motel, causing injuries to seven people and the roof of the building to be destroyed.
Texas Girl Recreates Photo With Harvard Officer She Met As Toddler After Returning As StudentA girl from Texas visited Harvard when she was a toddler and took a photo with a campus police officer. She recently recreated the moment now that she's a student at the school.
Murdered Sikh Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal Remembered For His Compassion, Helping OthersHarris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said Dhaliwal was “a man of dedication, faith, love and compassion.”
Robert Solis Could Face Death Penalty In Shooting Death Of Harris County Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal; Held Without BondDistrict Judge Chris Morton said Monday that, if convicted, 47-year-old Solis could face the death penalty.
Texas Pastor Arrested, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old GirlHe's accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl and now a longtime Houston-area pastor has been arrested.
Judge Orders Re-Inspection Of Troubled Texas JailA Texas judge has ordered a new inspection of a privately run jail near Houston where prisoners have escaped in recent months and an inmate has died.
Former South Texas Judge Rudy Delgado Gets Prison For BriberyProsecutors say Rodolfo "Rudy" Delgado, while a state district court judge in Hidalgo County, took bribes for several years in return for favorable rulings.
Texan Ronald Lee Haskell Convicted Of Capital Murder For Killing 6 Members Of Ex-Wife's FamilyJurors deliberated for eight hours over two days before rejecting Ronald Lee Haskell's insanity defense. He will be sentenced to either life in prison or death.
Texas Judge Who Accepted Bribe Money In Beer Boxes Headed To PrisonA former Texas judge has been sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of accepting cash bribes in exchange for favorable court rulings.
Carly Beatty, Frisco Centennial High Graduate Struck By Suspected Drunk Driver In College Station, Has DiedCarly Beatty, the Texas A&M student who was struck by a suspected drunk driver earlier this month, died Sunday morning.
Brewer Throws For 303 Yards, TD In Baylor's 21-13 WinCharlie Brewer threw for 303 yards and a touchdown, Denzel Mims caught six passes for 102 yards and Baylor held on to beat Rice 21-13 on Saturday night.
Fifth Death Linked To Storm That Walloped HoustonHundreds of homes and other buildings in the region, extending eastward from Houston and across the Louisiana border, were damaged by Imelda, as the one-time tropical storm slowly churned across the region, dumping more than 40 inches of rain in some spots and being blamed for at least five deaths.
Imelda Leaves 2 Dead In Texas, Others StrandedThe slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.
State Of Disaster Declared For Southeast Texas Due To Imelda; Dallas, Fort Worth Fire Send Crews To AssistThe fire departments of Dallas and Fort Worth have sent crews to Southeast Texas in order to help residents as Tropical Depression Imelda brought major floods and continues to drench the area.