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An officer's time as a former EMT with MedStar proved useful on November 15 when he found himself assisting in the delivery of a baby on Northeast Loop 820. Officer Robert Scott was helping with traffic control in the 3300 block of Northeast Loop 820 when a man flagged him down...
JACKSON COUNTY, Texas -- At least five kids are feared dead following a mobile home fire in the town of Edna, southwest of Houston. Eight people were in the home when it caught fire shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office says. Officials tell KHOU 11...
Police in East Texas say a woman has been released from the hospital after her husband called 911 and said he choked her to death. Seventy-two-year-old George Girard was being held at the Nacogdoches County jail on Tuesday morning on a felony aggravated assault charge. The...
Police in East Texas are investigating after a bullet was fired through the front door of a community college trustee. Kilgore Police Assistant Chief Roman Roberson says no one was injured Monday after gunshots were reported outside of the home of Kilgore College Trustee Brian...
A Dallas police officer has been fired for using excessive force in a videotaped incident in which a suspected panhandler was pinned to the ground. Dallas police on Monday announced the dismissal of Officer Jesus Martinez. He was charged with misdemeanor official oppression...
A Texas man has been sentenced to one year of probation after pleading guilty to violating a federal law protecting birds while he was in Kansas. The U.S. Attorney's office says 52-year-old George Morgan of Gordonville, Texas, pleaded guilty Monday to violating the Migratory...
As Texas’ top health officials steer $110 million in no-bid contracts to an Austin tech company they say is revolutionizing Medicaid fraud investigations, the state’s top contract manager says those contracts are too loosely written and raise questions about what taxpayers are...
The Air Force ordered Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston to be locked down Sunday after a "suspicious vehicle" was reported to authorities. The lockdown ran from 5:30 p.m. to around 9 p.m., one person familiar with the incident said, but Joint Base San Antonio officials...
AUSTIN -- Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is again vowing to sue the Obama administration for lifting the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. The Dallas Morning News reports that Abbott called the president's executive action "the...