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Republican leaders in Texas are not rushing to the defense of Attorney General Ken Paxton before he's expected to turn himself in on felony securities fraud charges. A grand jury indictment is expected to be unsealed Monday near Paxton's home in suburban Dallas. Special...
A long-vacant lockup in a remote part of West Texas has been chosen to house Texas' most violent sex offenders. The Houston Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/1JZqG7Y ) reports that after a year-long search, state officials say about 190 men convicted of sex crimes will be held at the...
Vietnam War veterans waved to friends and family along a parade route in a North Texas town as part of a belated welcome-home event. The 2-mile parade route in White Settlement ended at Veterans Park on Saturday. The parade and celebration were hosted by the Naval Air Station...
Vietnam War veterans waved to friends and family along a parade route in a North Texas town as part of a belated welcome-home event. The 2-mile parade route in White Settlement ended at Veterans Park on Saturday. The parade and celebration were hosted by the Naval Air Station...
The Texas trooper who arrested a black Chicago-area area woman after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop had been cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper. The disciplinary entry regarding Trooper Brian...
THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AWARDS MORE THAN 66 MILLION-DOLLARS IN FEDERAL AND STATE FUNDS TO HELP PEOPLE IN RURAL AND URBAN AREAS GET AROUND. THE RURAL AND URBAN MOBILITY PROGRAMS PROVIDE SERVICES TO TEXANS WHO NEED HELP GETTING TO WORK, SCHOOL, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES...
A 56-year-old Uber driver who served time in federal prison on a weapons conviction has been charged with sexual assault. The Dallas Morning News ( http://bit.ly/1JXyTtd ) reports that police have accused Plano man Talal Ali Chammout of sexually assaulting a woman July 25 in her...
Authorities say a panic-stricken man who dashed into a Dallas County jail lobby shouting that his wife was chasing him to kill him has died after being handcuffed and losing consciousness. Dallas County sheriff's spokesman Raul Reyna says the 47-year-old man parked in a...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston woman who operated a foster care and child placement agency has been accused of adoption fraud. Simone Swenson was arrested Friday after being indicted by a federal grand jury in Houston. Prosecutors say Swenson owned Sans Pareil Center for Children and...