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Texas inmate faces execution for killing prison supervisor

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas inmate is set to be executed Wednesday evening for killing a supervisor at an Amarillo state prison shoe factory nearly 17 years ago. Travis Runnels, 46, is fa...

Texas inmate set to be executed for 2002 strangling death

HOUSTON (AP) — A white supremacist gang member on Texas' death row faces execution Wednesday evening for strangling a woman nearly 20 years ago over fears she would alert police about his drug operati...

Texas inmate set to be executed for killing 2 stepsons

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate who says he's intellectually disabled is facing execution for fatally stabbing his two stepsons during a 2007 attack in their North Texas home that also killed ...

Texas inmate set to be executed for killing woman in 2010

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate was set to be executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a 61-year-old grandmother at her North Texas home nearly a decade ago during an eight-day spate of c...

Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to be executed

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history faces execution in Texas. John William King is scheduled for lethal injection Wed...

Member of 'Texas 7' prison-break gang set for execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A member of the "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners who's scheduled to be executed Thursday evening should be spared because he didn't fatally shoot a suburban Dallas police o...

Man set to be executed for killing estranged wife's family

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate once described by a prosecutor as having "a heart full of scorpions" was set to be executed Thursday for killing his estranged wife's parents and her ...

Texas inmate set to be executed for Houston officer's death

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 61-year-old Texas inmate faces execution for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago. Robert Jennings is scheduled to receive lethal i...

Man who killed newlywed during robbery set to die in Texas

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate was set to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who was attacked as he and his wife wal...

Member of 'Texas 7' prison-break gang set for execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a death row inmate who is scheduled to die Tuesday say he should be spared because he wasn't the one who killed a suburban Dallas police officer during a Christm...

George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

HOUSTON (AP) — They met at a Christmas dance. She was 16. He was 17. Three years later they were married. The couple stayed together for 73 years, becoming the longest-married couple...

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

HOUSTON (AP) — He was the man who sought a "kinder, and gentler nation," and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips — he would not raise taxes. He was the popular leader of a mighty co...

Things to Know about George H.W. Bush

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush was largely known for his work in public office, from his time as a Texas congressman and CIA director to his years in the White House as president and Ronald Reagan's ...

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to...

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to...