A high-level gang member gave the order to kill in a 2010 attack that killed a U.S. consulate employee and others, prosecutors said Monday during opening statements in the trial of Arturo Gallegos Castrellon.
Austin police are looking for a person who recorded a fight in January on 7th Street that is being investigated as a robbery assault.
Harold Simmons had a wide range of corporate interests and gave hundreds of millions of dollars to charity. He also bankrolled several political campaigns.
The biennial UIL realignment and reclassification had an added twist this year.
Cornyn’s campaign said Monday it took in $1.48 million between October and December 2013. Cornyn’s $6.5 million war chest is down only slightly from the $6.9 million he had through September.
While Walker seeks re-election, his frequent trips outside of the state for fundraisers and other events have fueled speculation that he may run for president in 2016.
An arrest affidavit says Mouton on Jan. 25 told a supervisor at the airport that he wanted to vent rather than “come back and shoot up the place.” He repeated the comment and then was ordered to leave and told not to return until notified, but Mouton allegedly was seen days later in a secure area of the airport.
The Better Business Bureau says there’s a rise in tax preparation complaints over the last three years.
One 74-year old victim purchased a Money Pack gift card for $205.95 and provided the gift card number to the unidentified caller, believed to be a man. A second target of the scam called police and reported a similar demand, but did not make any payment to the male caller, who claimed to be with San Marcos Electric Utility.
Abbott reported Monday that his January fundraising haul now gives him $29.4 million in total campaign cash. It’s a warchest that Abbott began stockpiling years ago while quietly building an anticipated run to replace Gov. Rick Perry.
Judy Paskins hasn’t had a single card or bill delivered to her new home in an upscale Katy subdivision since moving there six months ago from Michigan. It’s not because old friends or bill collectors have forgotten her. The 62-year-old retired nurse is just one of hundreds of families in new developments surrounding Houston being forced to wait for the U.S. Postal Service to install cluster mailboxes.
You want to know your children are safe when you drop them off at daycare, but that security is not always easy to come by because the state cannot keep track of which providers are following the rules.
Investigators say Valdez wore a mask and pointed a gun at a Metro PCS worker, stole some money and also took some cellphones before locking her in a safe. She called 911 from inside the safe.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Monday rejected an appeal from 59-year-old Suzanne Basso. She’s set for lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville.
The funding is part of a $60 million initiative by the Texas Department of Transportation to help plan, construct and maintain some 275 community airports across the state, officials said.