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RYLIE, Texas (AP) - Dallas police have opened a criminal investigation and placed an officer on administrative leave indefinitely after he shot and wounded a mentally ill man. A police report says Officer Cardan Spencer fired on 52-year-old Bobby Gerald Bennett after he walked...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth and several other individuals and cities have sued Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy claiming the company underpaid natural gas royalties. The lawsuit was filed in a Tarrant County district court. The newspaper says the lawsuit filed...
MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) - A medical examiner has ruled that a Texas woman who was found by her son dead in a freezer died after taking methamphetamine and other drugs. The Dallas County Medical Examiner's report released Thursday says 38-year-old Shannon Herrin Huddleston...
DALLAS (AP) - The nonprofit organization behind public television's "Sesame Street" is to launch a new early-childhood literacy program in Dallas. Sesame Workshop has scheduled the launch of "Every Day is a Reading and Writing Day" in Dallas on Friday. TAhis multimedia outreach...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University System regents are honoring a man who has been called "the father of the modern Texas A&M University." On Friday, regents will take a building on the A&M campus already named for former Gov. John Connally and rename...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child a month after he was fired as a Fort Worth firefighter. 29-year-old Marquis Duriel Washington was charged Wednesday with aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14. A woman told...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Cargill Cattle Feeders says an ongoing drought is forcing it to close its feedlot facility in Lockney. The feedlot will wrap up operations this summer - though no exact date has been specified. The facility northeast of downtown Lubbock employs about 45...
DALLAS (AP) - The North Texas Tollway Authority is cutting the cost of opening an account, offering drivers "starter" tags for $20 instead of regular ones that cost double that. With the new accounts, drivers will have their credit or debit cards charged $20 when their account...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - And here we thought bacon cotton candy was pushing the pork-product envelope. Fans at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth will be able to get a bacon-infused milkshake at the Texas 500 Nascar races coming Oct. 31. The new creation follows in the...