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COPPELL, Texas (AP) - A Dallas-area police official who resigned had faced allegations that he let another officer view nude cellphone photos of a teenage assault suspect. Records show Coppell (kuh-PEHL') Deputy Chief Matt Kosec quit April 9. The Dallas Morning News (http://...
HARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Police say the deaths of an ailing woman and her husband whose bodies were found in their burned South Texas house apparently involved a murder-suicide. Harlington police Sgt. Dave Osborne says it appears a man believed to be a homeowner Art Cohan killed...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are seeking a 17-year-old girl's stepfather over the fatal shooting of her biological dad as the men argued in front of the youth. Police on Tuesday identified the fugitive as 45-year-old Alain Delon Bell as investigators tried to determine what...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - Fort Bliss officials say they will make an important announcement regarding the future of the West Texas Army base, the nation's largest installation by land area. Fort Bliss spokesman Maj. Joe Buccino says there would be a "major announcement" Tuesday...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Attorneys for a Texas prisoner sentenced to die for the slaying of a retired sheriff's deputy during a holdup a decade ago in South Texas are trying to halt his imminent punishment. Convicted killer John Quintanilla faces lethal injection Tuesday evening...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - A rookie East Texas sheriff's deputy has delivered a baby when a couple's drive to the hospital during storms was halted by a tree blocking a road. Tasha and Cody Rogers of Lufkin named their daughter Chloe Amanda - partly for Angelina County Sheriff's...
MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have confiscated more than 18,000 marijuana plants in Central Texas after a group of deer hunters stumbled into them. Madison County Sheriff Travis Neely says a group of hunters were setting up deer blinds when they discovered the plants on...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Plans for a new university in the Rio Grande Valley are set to be unveiled. A bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry in June creates a new University of Texas institution by merging the University of Texas-Pan American and the University of Texas at...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The General Land Office is scheduled the sale of what community activists say one of the few patches of remaining North Texas prairie untouched by a plow. Jarid Manos has been leading an effort to buy from the state agency the 2,000 acres of prairie...