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The parents of a 12-year-old black Texas girl who suffered severe rope burn around her neck during an overnight field trip have filed a lawsuit against the private Waco school she attends. The Dallas Morning News reports the lawsuit seeking $3 million in damages was filed Monday...
Authorities say a Houston man facing charges in seven sexual assault cases is also the prime suspect in eight other cases dating back to 2012. Police said Monday that DNA evidence obtained after 33-year-old Marquis V. Tate's arrest earlier this month led to charges in five cases...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Manuel Raul Maese, 62, has increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June. Maese, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s...
Bexar County sheriff's deputies are looking for a motorcyclist who eluded them in a chase where speeds topped 150 mph. Deputies tell San Antonio TV station WOAI they tried to pull over the biker for a malfunctioning tail light late Sunday night and he took off, at one point...
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has deleted a tweet quoting the New Testament that he posted after the deadly Orlando nightclub shooting. Hours after the early Sunday morning shooting at a gay nightclub that left at least 50 people dead, Patrick sent a tweet from his personal account...
President Barack Obama on Saturday granted Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s federal disaster declaration request for all 12 counties affected by recent flooding. Public Assistance For Emergency Protective Measures for local and state response costs and sheltering was also granted by...
What appears to be a domestic dispute between a man and a woman ends in an apparent shooting at Dallas Love Field. Randy Blankenbaker of the Dallas Police Department offers few details but says the suspect is an African-American male. He was reportedly seen by witnesses who say...
Texas business leaders are calling for more all-day Pre-Kindergarten in public schools. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond says there's a huge need for it according to the new education commissioner. “On average, a child arrives in kindergarten twelve to...
A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says a small plane that crashed into a car in a parking lot near a Houston airport, killing three people aboard the aircraft, likely stalled before plummeting to the ground. Tom Latson with the NTSB says officials are still...