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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Seven Texas teachers and school administrators have started training to become the state's first school marshals. The first class of marshals began training Monday in an 80-hour program at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth. They will receive firearms...
DALLAS (AP) - A North Texas pharmacist has been sentenced to five years in prison after homeless people were recruited as patients and drugs prescribed for them were resold on the street. Lisa L. Hollier of Sunnyvale was sentenced Monday in Dallas. Hollier was convicted in...
A federal trial over Texas election maps is giving the Obama administration a chance to argue that the Voting Rights Act should still apply to the state - despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling weakening it. The case begins today, though a ruling isn't expected for weeks. At issue...
TEMPLE, Texas (AP) - At least five people have been hurt in a nine-vehicle wreck on Interstate 35 in Central Texas. Temple police are trying to determine what sparked the pileup late Sunday afternoon on northbound I-35. Authorities say five people suffered injuries not believed...
FORTH WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Fort Worth school district audit has deemed more than $2.7 million worth of computer equipment and technology as unnecessary or unused. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the internal audit released in June found that some of the purchases sat idle...
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas chief of police wants to unite the area's four unions. Chief David Brown tells The Dallas Morning News it's time for the city to have one union representing all of its officers regardless of race. The city is served by four major unions: the Dallas...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police say an overnight standoff has ended with a wounded suspect in custody. The incident ended early Monday with no officers hurt. Sgt. Javier Salazar says police Sunday night responded to a call about an assault and encountered a man and a...
HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a Houston man whose glider crashed in Southeast Texas. Police say 67-year-old Rokki Ford Roberts piloted the small aircraft that departed from the Greater Houston Soaring Association airport. They say a group of gliders...
Kendall Jones' Facebook shots of herself smiling alongside her rare safari trophy kills may have been taken down, but she's now replaced them with shots of herself alongside living animals as she struggles to repair her public image. Despite the thousands of people who've lashed...