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Irving police have arrested the woman whose three children died last month after swimming at an apartment pool. Patricia Denise Allen, 30, is charged with one count of injury to a child, a second-degree felony. Allen was released Saturday morning on bond, police said. Police...
After tortuous talks that spanned 20 months, negotiators have reached a landmark deal aimed at reining in Iran's nuclear program. The agreement, a focal point of U.S. President Barack Obama's foreign policy, appears set to reshape relations between Iran and the West, with its...
The Marine officer who made female recruits better shots at boot camp has been relieved of her command, igniting controversy. Military Times reports that Lt. Col. Kate Germano served only a year as the head of the 4th Recruit Training Battalion on Parris Island, S.C., before her...
A $5 million settlement won’t satisfy the heartbroken family of Eric Garner. A source familiar with ongoing negotiations between Controller Scott Stringer and the family of the Staten Island man killed by an NYPD cop say that his widow, Esaw Garner, turned down the hefty offer...
An East Dallas woman is outraged after she claims one U.S. Census worker showed up at her door for a housing survey and would not take “no” for an answer . Sonia Platz said the worker went as far as to camp out in her yard as she waited for Platz to change her mind. “She’s...
After Mexico's most notorious drug lord stepped into a shower and slipped into a tunnel to escape from a maximum-security prison, authorities vowed it wouldn't be long before the Sinaloa cartel chief was behind bars again. Prison security cameras last recorded images of Joaquin...
The top student in a high school’s graduating class used to earn the honor of being the valedictorian, and traditionally that one student delivered a commencement speech that helped send his or her classmates out into the adult world. But at Arlington’s Washington-Lee High...
Two dog owners in Kyle will soon face felony charges after their four dogs nearly killed a neighbor. A KVUE Defenders investigation uncovered animal control and others knew the dogs posed a danger months before the attack, but the pets remained with the owners. Amy Jensen...
You’ve been warned: The Good Stuff you’re ordering at your favorite bar, restaurant or, um, gentleman’s club could be the cheap stuff. That’s according to an undercover investigation by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, which sampled drinks at 68 licensed establishments...