DALLAS (AP) — With the snow and ice clearing in Texas after days of unusually cold temperatures, bodies are being found of people who likely froze to death as they struggled to stay warm after...
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area Roman Catholic priest was sentenced to a decade in prison on Wednesday for abusing children at his church more than 20 years ago.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area Roman Catholic priest pleaded guilty on Tuesday to indecency with a child related to molestations that took place at his church more than 20 years ago.
CONROE, Texas (AP) _ Spirit of Texas Bancshares, Inc. (STXB) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $7.1 million.
The bank, based in Conroe, Texas, said it had earnings of 41 cents...
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped the drunken driving and illegal handgun charges against Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Ed Oliver, who had been arrested in May during a...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man suspected of kidnapping and killing his ex-wife earlier this week has been found dead in Texas, authorities said Thursday.
The 2019 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 6A all-state high school football team, released Thursday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order...
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two people died when a small plane crashed during takeoff from an airport north of Houston.
Texas Department of Public Safety officials say the pilot and...
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area police officer who fatally shot his deputy brother during an off-duty incident has been committed to a mental health facility.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison on an aggravated robbery charge in the 2018 Houston-area abduction that ended with an FBI agent fatally shooting the hostage during...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate convicted in the 1998 killing of a suburban Houston community college student (all times local):
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A former Houston-area Roman Catholic priest has been indicted on three additional child indecency charges arising from child sex abuse allegations.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — One person has died after a single-engine plane experienced engine trouble and crashed north of Houston.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says a female...
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say a 12-year-old Texas boy accused of fatally shooting his 10-year-old brother will undergo a mental health evaluation.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his 10-year-old brother in Texas.
HOUSTON (AP) — A victim advocacy group said Friday the indictment of a Houston-area Roman Catholic priest on child indecency charges sends a message that "those who hurt children can and will be...
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A former Houston-area Roman Catholic priest has been indicted on child indecency charges arising from child sex abuse allegations.
MONTGOMERY, Texas (AP) — Authorities say one person has been killed following a helicopter crash in a national forest north of Houston.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a flight attendant detained by U.S. immigration authorities (all times local):
A flight attendant just released from the custody of U.S....
HOUSTON (AP) — A 75-year-old Houston-area man is accused of murder in the 1983 death of a woman who authorities identified as his fiancée.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — An MMA fighter facing murder charges who prompted a nine-hour manhunt when he escaped from a prison van said he had "nothing to do with" the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her friend.
DALLAS (AP) — An MMA fighter suspected in two killings who escaped from a prison van that stopped at a Texas McDonald's was recaptured less than a mile away thanks in part to local surveillance video, police said Monday.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the recapture of an MMA fighter and murder suspect who escaped custody while being transported in Texas (all times local):
A private Texas company that transports prisoners is declining to say how an MMA fighter suspected in the deaths of two people was able to escape from one of its vans.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, was captured Sunday after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas, authorities said.
Cedric Marks was taken into custody after a nine-hour manhunt involving multiple law enforcement agencies, Montgomery County sheriff's Lt. Scott Spencer said in a tweet Sunday evening. Marks was found hiding in a trash can and surrendered without incident, Conroe police said on their Facebook page.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the escape in Texas of an MMA fighter who is now wanted for murder (all times local):
Authorities say an MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, has been captured after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas.
Montgomery County sheriff's Lt. Scott Spencer tweeted Sunday evening that Cedric Marks was taken into custody after a nine-hour manhunt involving multiple law enforcement agencies.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area lawmaker and attorney who was convicted of illegally soliciting clients and won re-election while in jail has been freed just days before the Texas Legislature convenes.
Rep. Ron Reynolds was released Friday from the Montgomery County jail in Conroe after nearly four months behind bars.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate who was mistakenly released from a Houston-area jail due to a clerical error.
Officials with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office say 30-year-old Edward Manning was released from jail late Wednesday evening in place of another inmate who had the same last name.
The other inmate was eligible for a personal recognizance bond that required no money while Manning was being held on a $20,000 bond.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Firefighters in Texas have rescued more than 100 snakes from a home that caught fire over the weekend.
Authorities say a Christmas tree may have sparked the blaze Saturday near Conroe, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Houston. The snakes included pythons and boa constrictors.
Authorities say that when firefighters arrived, they discovered a second-floor bedroom full of snakes and lizards.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former college football player has been convicted of killing a North Texas man from whom he was trying to steal marijuana.
Twenty-one-year-old Dontrell Dock was found guilty Thursday after jurors deliberated for about three hours in Tarrant County. Dock was a running back with NCAA Division III McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, when he and three other men, including a teammate, were indicted in the January 2017 death of 29-year-old Chris-Dion Russell.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The national president of the notorious Bandidos biker gang was sentenced Wednesday to life plus 10 years in prison for directing a violent racketeering and drug trafficking enterprise.
Jeffrey Faye Pike of Conroe, Texas, was sentenced in federal court in San Antonio. The 63-year-old leader of the Bandidos Outlaw Motorcycle Organization for more than a decade was convicted in May, along with Vice President John Xavier Portillo of San Antonio, after a lengthy trial.
CLINTON, La. (AP) — It's been 15 years since inmate Lonnie Payne called Louisiana's East Feliciana Parish Prison his home, but a sheriff's official says that's about to change.
Criminal Deputy Greg Phares said late Friday that Payne escaped the prison in Clinton in 2003 while serving time for burglary. He says the now-44-year-old was arrested in Mexico and is now jailed in Conroe, Texas, awaiting a return to the Louisiana prison — possibly by Monday.
HOUSTON (AP) — As U.S. Catholic leaders head to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis about a growing church abuse crisis, the cardinal leading the delegation has been accused by two people of not doing enough to stop a priest who was arrested this week on sexual abuse charges.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas say they've found a woman who was captured on video ringing a doorbell in the middle of the night, her wrists shackled in what appeared to be broken restraints.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Police say two men face charges after a 16-year-old girl was fatally shot as she and one of the suspects allegedly played with a gun while taking selfies at a Houston-area apartment.
Conroe police say the teen died at the scene Tuesday. Police believe the juvenile and a man were taking selfies and playing with the handgun when it discharged.
HOUSTON (AP) — A woman is accused of biting off and swallowing part of another woman's nose after being asked to leave the victim's home in Southeast Texas.
Station KTRK-TV reports that 41-year-old Jessica Collins of Conroe, Texas, has been arrested and charged with assault-bodily injury in the July 11 attack.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Houston woman accused of offering to sell her 2-year-old daughter for sex at a cost of $1,200 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
Twenty-five-year-old Sarah Marie Peters was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to charges that include promotion of prostitution.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Houston woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that she offered to sell her 2-year-old daughter for sex at a cost of $1,200.
Twenty-five-year-old Sarah Marie Peters was sentenced Thursday after earlier pleading guilty to charges that include promotion of prostitution.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Two young children and their 90-year-old grandmother are dead after a house fire north of Houston.
Authorities in Conroe say the blaze was reported at 2:30 a.m. Saturday in a house where a mother, father, their four young children and the family's grandmother were trapped inside.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two former leaders of the notorious Bandidos biker gang have been found guilty by a federal jury in Texas of racketeering charges alleging multiple murders, attempted murders and other crimes.
The jury in San Antonio reached its verdict Thursday against 62-year-old Jeffrey Fay Pike of Conroe and 58-year-old John Xavier Portillo of San Antonio.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities in suburban Houston's Montgomery County say three people have been arrested and more are expected after a traffic stop led to discovery of an identity theft ring believed to have stolen nearly 2,000 documents involving at least 300 victims.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Texas man was sentenced to four consecutive life sentences after being convicted of filming the rape of a 3-month-old child.
David Vincent Akins was convicted last week of four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. The 38-year-old opted to let a judge, rather than a jury, render his punishment.