Arizona authorities say a 24-year-old Texas woman spent five days stranded in a remote area of northern Arizona before she was rescued on Friday.
An Oklahoma state senator accused of hiring a 17-year-old boy for sex has resigned.
A West Texas man says financial problems and the failing health of both he and his wife prompted the couple to set fire to their home and then engage in a standoff with responding officers.
A Central Texas county commissioner has been charged with a misdemeanor after a Texas Rangers investigation concluded he had offered to pay a 2015 primary opponent to drop out of the race.
Police in Houston say two people have died after a handgun they were playing with accidentally discharged and they were both shot.