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Police have detained a suspect after two Dallas-area community college officers were stabbed while investigating reports of a man in an empty classroom. Mesquite police records show 22-year-old Miguel Sarinana was being held Tuesday on two counts of aggravated assault against a...
A San Antonio elementary school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after school officials say she threw her tennis shoe at a student. Northside school district spokesman Pascual Gonzalez tells KENS-TV the district is continuing to investigate after the 34-year-old...
A San Antonio woman has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for stabbing a 77-year-old relative in the chest with a foot-long serrated kitchen knife. KSAT-TV reports a judge delivered the sentence to 30-year-old Nicole Smertneck on Monday. She was convicted Friday of aggravated...
A felon in Texas has been arrested after uploading a video to Facebook of his recent trip to a gun range. The Houston Chronicle reports Lazaro Cooper was arrested and charged with unlawful use of a firearm after posting the video. He's barred by law from using firearms because...
Fire officials say a five-alarm apartment fire in west Dallas has displaced 54 people. Firefighters say the blaze started Sunday afternoon at the Casa de Loma Apartments. They say the fire started in a second-floor apartment but investigators haven't determined its exact origin...
Visitors to Dallas City Hall will have fewer choices on where to enter the municipal building. Security measures that take effect Tuesday mean visitors will only have access to the downtown Dallas building at two ground-level entrances, instead of various doorways. Security...
A 16-year-old driver in West Texas has been arrested after police say a man who refused to buy alcohol for the teen was run over and killed. Abilene police on Monday did not immediately provide additional details on the teen facing a juvenile murder charge in the death of 58-...
Authorities say a 65-year-old southeast Texas man has died after accidentally driving his tractor over a pipe that flew into the air and hit him in the head. A Liberty County sheriff spokesman says Charles Lippold died Sunday in a field near his home in Tarkington Prairie. He...
A police officer in rural West Texas is one of two people killed in a head-on collision. Jeremy Shedd of the Brownfield Police Department southwest of Lubbock was killed Sunday morning as he was driving home from work. KCBD-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/10fSchR ) that a gray Ford...