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Prison roof in Texas collapses, 19 inmates injured

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 05:28

Authorities say the roof of a privately run East Texas prison has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 19 injured inmates to hospitals.

Three of Indian-American family killed in accident

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 19:52

Three members of an Indian-American family died when their car was hit by a pickup driven by a possibly drunk woman in the US state of Texas, media reported.

Texas mass murder suspect collapses in court as crime recounted

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:05

The man accused of killing four children aged 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home while looking for his former wife collapsed when details of the crime were read aloud in court on Friday.

Man charged with killing six members of same Texas family

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 09:02

A man accused of fatally shooting four children ages 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home disguised as a FedEx delivery man while looking for his former wife was charged with capital murder on Thursday.

Four children, parents shot dead by lone gunman in Texas

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:29

Six members of a family, including four children were killed by a lone gunman following a domestic dispute on Thursday.

Texas shooting: Father kills his four children, two others after divorce dispute?

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:57

President Barack Obama has warned that America needs to do some "soul-searching" on gun control, which remains relatively lax despite regular gun rampages.

Several people killed in Houston-area shooting

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 07:25

Several people were shot to death on Wednesday in the Houston suburb of Spring, Texas, the Harris County Sheriff`s Office said, with local media reporting five people killed.

Oil prices extend drop on supply disruption

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 23:15

Oil price losses have been capped, however, by a bigger-than-expected drop in US crude inventories.

Oil prices mixed as Iraq keeps markets on edge

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 02:41

Global oil prices traded in mixed fashion ahead of the weekend Friday, with Brent slightly higher as traders watched developments in the jihadist-led offensive in Iraqi, OPEC`s second-largest oil producer.

Oil prices firm on Iraq tensions

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 09:56

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate was up 31 cents to USD 107.14, while Brent crude gained 35 cents to USD 115.16 in mid-morning trade.

Ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl moved to outpatient care: US Army

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 07:22

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier freed in a swap with the Afghan Taliban, has been released from a Texas medical center and is now in outpatient care, the US Army has said.

Mass immigrant graves uncovered in Texas cemetery

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 05:12

Volunteer researchers have uncovered mass graves in a South Texas cemetery that they believe contain the bodies of immigrants who died crossing into the US illegally, according to published reports.