Cornyn introduces Federal Prison Reform based on the Texas model

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after introducing the Federal Prison Reform Act.

Icy roadways cause dozens of wrecks

The icy conditions caused a lot of problems for drivers over the weekend.  

Bruceville-Eddy police make large drug bust during traffic stop

Bruceville-Eddy police discovered several hundred dollars worth of cocaine during a weekend traffic stop.

Waco police looking for hit-and-run driver

Waco police are looking for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash that left one person dead.  

VIDEO: Ballpark in Arlington turns into 'Winter Wonderland'

The winter storm moving across the country is taking a heavy toll on Texas. This is a picture of The Ballpark in Arlington where the Texas Rangers play.

Sarah Palin meets Duck Dynasty 'dudes'

Sarah Palin met some of the stars of the popular television series, "Duck Dynasty," over the weekend while on her book tour in Monroe, Louisiana. "Had a blast meeting the Duck Commander gang as well as the great folks who came to the book signing

Police: Newlyweds lure man through Craigslist for thrill killing

It isn't that the man had done anything wrong to infuriate Elytte Barbour and his wife. The couple -- married three weeks -- just wanted to kill someone together, police said. And Troy LaFerrara, 42, happened to be the unlucky one.

Catholic college police officer kills student after off-campus traffic stop

The campus police officer who shot Robert Cameron Redus said the 23-year-old student got out of his truck after a traffic stop, approached the officer and got into the struggle which claimed Redus' life. Redus' friends at the University of the Inc

Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner faces sentencing Monday for kissing, grabbing women

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will be sentenced Monday for kissing or grabbing three women at campaign events or City Hall, once with enough force to qualify as a felony. Filner, 71, will not serve prison time under a deal with prosecutors ann

Sources: Diplomatic fraud ring also spied

This is a Russian spy ring that would embarrass Anna Chapman. Justice Department prosecutors last week filed charges against what they say is a group of current and former Russian diplomats who allegedly ran a nine-year scheme that bilked $1.5 mil