Review one lawyer's fight vs. Harris County probation officials.
As the sole breadwinner, Darrell, 25, said he's struggled to support the family on his income as a hospital housekeeper.
A Tea Party group in Brazoria County that claims it's been kicked out of the county courthouse is suing county officials. According to the plaintiffs' petition, the Alvin group met for more than three years in public space in the Alvin county courthouse annex. The actions are impermissible, the petition states, because other political groups, such as the Alvin Area Republican Women, have been allowed to continue meeting in county facilities. On Aug. 20, the group sent a demand letter to the commissioners asking that the violations of rights be corrected, the suit states.
Ana Lilia Trujillo, 44, is charged with murder, accused of killing her 59-year-old boyfriend, Alf Stefan Andersson, at his Museum District high-rise condominium in June. At Trujillo's arraignment in June, Assistant Harris County District Attorney John Jordan said in court that the victim became angry when another man offered to buy Trujillo a drink.
[...] named as a co-defendant in the case is Richard W. Wallingford of Austin, who was indicted Wednesday on one charge of tampering with a governmental record, specifically an invoice for payment of $23,560, according to court records.
J.C. Penney Co., under major pricing and merchandising changes, swung to a bigger-than-expected first-quarter loss and said Tuesday it no longer expects to meet its previous profit forecast for the year as it sees more restructuring charges.
Three members of the all-Republican Texas Supreme Court face re-election this year, but two will have to survive primary opponents who accuse the court of becoming too pro-business.
Researchers say they've shown that certain plants have smarts during dry times.
Gov. Rick Perry isn't saying whether he approves of the University of Texas at Austin president whose job was reported to be in jeopardy.
U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson has placed her longtime chief of staff on administrative leave.
A Central Texas teenager has pleaded guilty to murder in the 2011 Waco drive-by fatal shooting of another youth.
"Not really, because I understand it's a business," Texas City receiver Armanti Foreman said Wednesday at the Touchdown Club of Houston's 34th annual UIL High School Awards Dinner. Six are from Houston - Foreman, his twin brother D'Onta, Lamar defensive back John Bonney, Cypress Falls linebacker Otaro Alaka, Eisenhower running back Donald Catalon and Sharpstown receiver Roderick Bernard. On Wednesday, Armanti Foreman was picked as the Touchdown Club's Offensive Player of the Year, while Bonney was a finalist for top defensive honors.