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An Arizona police chief on Wednesday supported an officer's decision to drive his car into an armed suspect, saying that although the move could have killed the suspect, deadly force was justified. Video of the incident, recorded February 19 by the dashboard cameras of two...
WASHINGTON – With the Secret Service still smarting from its 2012 prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, another federal law agency is in hot water over an even more salacious sex scandal - in the same country. The Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration,...
A group is upset after discovering an insensitive description on their receipt at Zenna Thai and Japanese on Rosemeade Parkway in North Dallas. The receipt from Friday evening labeled the customers as “5 black guys.” "I looked at it and seen where it said customer name, and it...
America is welcoming its first known set of all-girl quintuplets. The quints— Olivia , Ava , Hazel , Parker and Riley— were delivered via C-section last week at the Woman’s Hospital of Texas, the hospital’s CEO announced in a statement Tuesday. The girls, who Dr. Jayne Finkowski...
A Round Rock ISD track coach and algebra teacher is in the Williamson County Jail accused of having an improper relationship with a student, according to jail records. McNeil High School teacher and coach Chris Cotten, 42, is charged with indecency with a child by sexual contact...
The Transportation Security Administration has fired two screeners for conspiring to fondle male passengers as they came through a security checkpoint at Denver International Airport. One of the screeners, a man, signaled to a female colleague when a man he found attractive was...
Tulsa, Oklahoma (CNN) The Tulsa County deputy who shot and killed a man instead of using his Taser now faces a manslaughter charge. Video shows Reserve Deputy Robert Bates announcing he is going to deploy his Taser after an undercover weapons sting on April 2, but then shooting...
Texas will be well on its way to allowing gun owners with concealed weapons permits to start carrying their handguns openly in public places if the state House approves key gun legislation Tuesday. Lawmakers are set to debate House Bill 910 from state Rep. Larry Phillips , R-...
"Each of those owners was challenged in the way they were forced to acquire a car,” Diarmuid O'Connell, Tesla’s vice president for business development, said. Tesla's business model doesn't align with the state's laws that govern car sales. "In Texas, we can't tell what you the...