Posted: Dec 31, 2012 4:28 AM
Updated: Dec 31, 2012 4:28 AM
HARGILL, Texas (AP) Three South Texas children died yesterday after an early morning fire engulfed their home in Hargill. Four people managed to escape, including three adults and a 7-year-old boy. The children who died ranged from 15 months to 3 years old.
HOUSTON (AP) Former President George H.W. Bush spent another weekend in a Houston hospital as he continues to recover from an illness that began with a bronchitis-related cough. A family spokesman said Saturday that the 88-year-old had been moved back to a regular room after spending a week in the ICU.
SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) Police in the South Texas town of San Juan are targeting gang members with roadside checkpoints as a "non-conventional" way to curtail gang activity. But critics say the practice is raising questions about profiling and unreasonable searches.
HOUSTON (AP) More than 1,000 people gathered this weekend for a service to remember a Bellaire police officer who was shot and killed on Christmas Eve. Fifty-three-year-old Sergeant Jimmie Norman was remembered at Houston's First Baptist Church as a charitable family man.