Truck driver Efraim Carmona admitted to being drunk when he drove the wrong way on the Sam Houston Tollway last year. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Driver Pleads Guilty In Wreck That Killed Five People

Efraim Carmona received a 50-year sentence after he admitted to being drunk when he drove his truck the wrong way on the Sam Houston Tollway last year.


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Prosecutors: Durst Had Nearly 150 Grams Of Pot When Arrested

Police found more than a quarter-pound of marijuana and a revolver in millionaire Robert Durst’s hotel room when he was arrested over the weekend.


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Robert Durst In Documentary: I ‘Killed Them All’

HOUSTON (CBS Houston/AP) – Robert Durst was arrested on a murder warrant just before an HBO documentary episode aired on Sunday, in which the eccentric millionaire appears to admit his guilt. Durst is linked to two […]


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Three Held In Deaths Of Two Houston-Area Teens

The bodies of two Houston high school students were found last week in a bayou near Anahuac.


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More Than 40 Farm Animals Shot To Death In South Texas

Wharton County officials believe 43 animals were shot at close range over a two-day period.



Dozens Sentenced In Laredo For Drug Ring With Ties To Houston

Prosecutors said drug ring sold heroin and methamphetamine from Mexico to San Antonio, Houston and Dallas.


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Home Decorator Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Former claims manager of Garden Ridge Pottery admitted to filing over two dozen false claims.


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Jury Seated In Trial Over ‘American Sniper’ Death

Former Marine Eddie Ray Routh is charged with the murder of Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL depicted in ‘American Sniper.’


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Texas Executes Man For 1996 Strangling And Beating Death

Robert Ladd received lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected arguments he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.


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Man Set To Die For Houston Murders Wins Reprieve

Garcia White was scheduled to be executed Wednesday for the 1989 fatal stabbings of twin 16-year-old Houston girls; his attorneys argued he may have been mentally impaired because of a lifetime of cocaine use.