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Trial Begins For Teen Charged In Satanic Killing

Jose E. Reyes, 18, is accused of killing 15-year-old Corriann Cervantes in an empty apartment in southeast Houston and mutilating the body.

12/08/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry’s 1st Court Appearance Delayed Until Nov. 7

Gov. Rick Perry’s first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.

10/21/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaking t the 2014 Values Voter Summit September 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Criticizes Houston Over Sermon Subpoenas

The Republican senator accused city officials of abusing power by subpoenaing sermons and other documents from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents.

10/16/2014

More than a dozen people are hospitalized following a fire that killed five residents at a senior-living facility near San Antonio. (Eric Kayne/Getty Images)

Police: Truck Driver Says Distracted Before Crash That Killed 4 Students

The driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college softball team told investigators he had been distracted by something in his cabin before the accident, authorities said Sunday.

09/28/2014

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Judge Excuses Indicted Perry From Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

09/26/2014

Patti LaBelle performs at the 33rd Annual UNCF An Evening Of Stars on August 14, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Patti LaBelle Wins Cadet-Beating Suit

Richard King lost his multimillion-dollar lawsuit against bodyguards for R&B singer Patti LaBelle claiming he was attacked without provocation outside the Houston airport.

09/23/2014

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Officers’ Misconduct Leads To Ticket Dismissals

Houston’s police chief says hundreds of drivers ticketed for traffic violations could be getting the tickets dismissed because the officers whose names are on the citations may not have been present when the violation occurred.

09/19/2014

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Man Accused Of Stabbing Toddler Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

Jose Guillermo Molina attacked the 3-year-old boy while the child was playing in the common area of the apartment complex where they both lived, say prosecutors.

09/09/2014

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Gov. Perry’s Team Will Ask Judge To End Case

An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

08/22/2014

More than a dozen people are hospitalized following a fire that killed five residents at a senior-living facility near San Antonio. (Eric Kayne/Getty Images)

Airport Worker Dies After 45-Foot Fall

Worker fell from elevated rail track at George Bush International Airport.

08/06/2014