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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Teacher Sentenced To 10 Years After Killing Boy In Accident

A 54-year-old former suburban Dallas teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a 6-year-old boy last year.

08/22/2014

File photo of firetruck. (Photo Credit: www.houstontx.gov)

Babysitter Set Man’s House On Fire While Watching Twin Boys

Austin authorities say a 57-year-old babysitter intentionally set a man’s house on fire while watching his twin 5-year-old boys.

08/22/2014

File photo of the national office for the Boy Scouts of America. (credit: Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Settles With Texas Ex-Scout In Sex Abuse Case

Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.

08/21/2014

Body of a man who was beaten, choked and stabbed was found in a motel bathtub; 17-year-old has been arrested. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Special-Needs Assistant Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting Player On Team

A 68-year-old assistant coach of a Texas special-needs softball team has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl on his team.

08/21/2014

Body of a man who was beaten, choked and stabbed was found in a motel bathtub; 17-year-old has been arrested. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Of “Affluenza” Teen Arrested For Impersonating Officer

The father of a North Texas teenager who killed four people in a drunken-driving wreck has been arrested for impersonating an officer.

08/20/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Teacher Gets 25 Years In Porn Case

A former first-grade teacher in South Texas caught with more than 1,100 sexually explicit images of children has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.

08/20/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the press before turning himself in to authorities at the  Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center on Aug. 19, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Goes Out For Ice Cream After Getting Booked On Criminal Charges

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Houston/AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream. “And then, ice cream cone […]

08/20/2014

File photo of Gov. Rick Perry. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Defiant Texas Gov. Perry Heading To New Hampshire

The last time voters in New Hampshire saw Rick Perry, the Texas governor’s 2012 presidential bid had fallen apart after a series of gaffes punctuated by a much-maligned stumble during a televised debate.

08/19/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

No Arrest Warrant Being Issued For Texas’ Perry

A judge isn’t issuing an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, and the Republican is planning to continue galloping around the country gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run — despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power back home.

08/18/2014

In-The-Loop

Best Of The Worst Of ‘In The Loop’

Missed the show? Then listen to the podcast.

08/18/2014

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