Arkansas authorities say the great-uncle of two missing children has been found dead in his home not far from where the body of the children's mother was found in a creek earlier this week.
Former President George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital where he received treatment for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis during a two-week stay.
Mississippi authorities have arrested a man wanted in a 1976 slaying in Texas.
The Texas Senate has approved public charter schools receiving state funding to cover facilities costs for the first time.
A former border county commissioner has pleaded guilty to federal tax charges.