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The daughter of the man killed in a shooting at the Omni Hotel on July 5 has filed a lawsuit, claiming more should have been done to prevent it. The lawsuit filed by the daughter of Conrado “Conrad” Contreras claims the Omni and its security staff, as well as operators of...
Donald Trump remains the leader in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, but his support has fallen by a third over the past week-and-a-half. Carly Fiorina is now near the front of the pack. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds Trump with...
A Jim Wells County Sheriff’s Office dog died after being left in his handler’s patrol unit for more than 20 hours, and its handler has been relieved of his duties, Sheriff Oscar Lopez said. “We got (the cause) under investigation; we believe it was the heat,” Lopez said. Dog...
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain some of that stress. The study...
Most job applications ask the applicant if they’ve ever been convicted of a crime. However, an Austin City Council member is trying to eliminate that question on job applications. He wants private businesses not to consider criminal history until the end of the hiring process...
A Seattle woman claims a big mistake made by staff at a Seattle community clinic left her with a flu shot instead of a birth control injection. The woman says the federal government needs to pay for her unwanted pregnancy. Yesenia Pacheco loves her 3-year-old daughter, Sandra...
Marcus Bradley has been working as a delivery driver for 11 years at home improvement chain Lowe’s in Danville, Virginia. Last Monday, Bradley was on his way to make a delivery when he received a call from his manager saying that he needed to turn ahead and come back. The reason...
A mother has sparked debate after posting a picture on social media showing her wet nursing a friend's son. Jessica Anne Colletti, from Pennsylvania, shared the photo - which shows her feeding both her own 16-month-old son, and her friend's 18-month-old son - on a pro-...