Review one lawyer's fight vs. Harris County probation officials.
A 9-year-old boy was killed and his younger sister injured on Friday when a big rig struck their car on the Northwest Freeway, officials said.
Santa Fe police are investigating the shooting deaths of two people as a murder-suicide, officials said.
State transportation officials are using a Mexican game similar to Bingo in a campaign to discourage drunken driving. "The game now has an anti-drinking and driving theme," said agency spokesman David Glessner, explaining that some cards had been modified with images or words associated with the costs of driving under the influence. "The idea was to find something that resonated with the audience that would be attending a lot of the Hispanic cultural celebrations going on this time of year," Glessner said, in a telephone interview. According to TxDOT data, Hispanics accounted for nearly half of crashes last year where male drivers between 17 and 34 were under the influence of alcohol.
AUSTIN - Four additional assault charges were filed Friday against the aspiring rapper accused of running down a crowd of early-morning revelers at the South by Southwest music festival in March. Authorities said Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, of Killeen, was charged with four additional counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon - adding to two counts of capital murder and 20 other assault charges filed earlier.
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.