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Police have arrested the 17-year-old cousin in the death of a 5-year-old girl, whose body was found Sunday afternoon inside a vacant unit at a northeast Dallas apartment complex. In a news conference Monday afternoon, Maj. Rob Sherwin announced the arrest of Angel Lizandro...
Beginning this month, the San Antonio Police department is banning officers from having visible tattoos. Officials tell the San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/1CjB8Xh ) that it is part of an effort for them to appear more professional. Officials say officers with tattoos on...
Dallas police say six people were killed in a single-vehicle wreck after their speeding car crashed into a tree. Police say four people died at the scene of the Sunday night wreck in southeast Dallas. Two others died at the hospital. Officer Monica Cordova says when the back...
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country." "I'm convinced we're going to win in...
San Antonio is preparing to move forward on a $2.2 billion pipeline that could eventually skirt outer Austin as it brings water to the thirsty Alamo City. But, despite a punishing drought affecting most of the state, Austin officials say they aren't interested in participating...
Fort Bliss says it's taking extra security precautions over Labor Day weekend. Spokesman Ltc. Lee Peters says the U.S. Army post has closed some entry gates to non-Defense Department personnel, and increased random vehicle searches through Tuesday. He said Sunday that the added...
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says a disparaging tweet from his personal account about the Democratic district attorney he's charged with unlawfully trying to oust was unauthorized. A tweet from Perry's account Sunday, after the other post was deleted, said he does "not...
University of Texas at Arlington researchers say their study of North Texas water wells shows higher levels of arsenic and other carcinogens compared to a decade ago. In the study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, UTA biochemists measured 100 wells...
A Texas charter school co-founded by Deion Sanders is set to consider rehiring him as its athletic director — the latest chapter in an ongoing employment saga involving the NFL Hall of Famer. The Dallas Morning News reports ( http://bit.ly/1wWO8BO ) that Prime Prep Academy's...