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Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth was shot 15 times during his murder at a Houston-area gas station, prosecutors said in court Monday. The details were unveiled as a suspect in the case, Shannon J. Miles, made his first court appearance. Harris County District...
The Supreme Court on Monday night denied an emergency application from a Kentucky clerk who has been refusing to issue marriage licenses because of her religious objections to same-sex marriage. The clerk, Kim Davis, sought to put a lower court ruling on hold pending appeal, and...
The unedited version of a video obtained by KSAT 12 News showing the fatal shooting of a man by two Bexar County sheriff deputies will now be made available for online viewing. The video will include the actual moment the 41-year-old suspect, Gilbert Flores, was shot outside a...
Following the killing of a Harris County sheriff’s deputy late Friday night, a local law enforcement leader said Saturday the “rhetoric” of anti-police brutality protestors had ramped up “to the point where calculated, cold-blooded assassination of police officers happens.” “We’...
The University of Tennessee in Knoxville is encouraging its students, staff and faculty to have an open mind when it comes to pronouns, knowing that sometimes "he" and "she" just won't work. The school's Office for Diversity and Inclusion is behind the effort to get people...
A mother believes a North Texas school district is putting her 12-year-old daughter's safety at risk. The mother wants to know why the district is allowing a boy who threatened her daughter with a steak knife back on campus. The woman’s 12-year-old daughter is doing her...
We’ve all read about parents who yell and get into fights at their children’s games. But how are parents supposed to behave on the sidelines? What type of cheering helps? What adds pressure? Is coaching from the sidelines ever OK? Here are some ground rules. Being a spectator is...
A Lawrence University football coach feels he’s being discriminated against by Wisconsin’s Department of Motor Vehicles because of the way he looks. Despite possessing a valid California license, with no restrictions, he’s tried and failed to obtain a Wisconsin driver’s license...
Ginger the Chihuahua may be small, but she's causing big problems between her owner, Jessica Rocha, and the Post Office. "My dog is defenseless, she's very nice," Rocha said. "She likes people." In June, Rocha received a notice from the Post Office requesting she confine her dog...