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A security guard at a Dallas office tower is accused of murder after allegedly calling 911 and saying he shot his wife because he feared for his life. Dallas police say David Thompson shot his wife late Saturday night in the lobby of the Bank Tower at Oak Cliff, where he was...
The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News ( http://bit.ly/1MW3Umn ) that public schools can manipulate...
The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced the charging and arrest of a suspect in a fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy. Officials said at a press conference Saturday that the shooter's name is Shannon. J Miles, 30. He has been charged with capital murder. Miles was...
Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Gov. Greg Abbott says "heinous and deliberate crimes against law enforcement will not be tolerated in the State of Texas." Abbott released a...
The family of a man who died in a Dallas County jail lobby has been shown surveillance video of the panic-stricken man's erratic behavior before being subdued and handcuffed by deputies and losing consciousness. Joseph Hutcheson's family had demanded to see the 40-minute silent...
Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on the Legislature to approve several new abortion restrictions - even though Texas already has some of the nation's toughest limits on the procedure. Lawmakers don't reconvene until 2017, unless Abbott calls a special session. Still, in a statement...
She may not be able to match her age on the radar gun, but a Texas centenarian was able to throw out the first pitch for her favorite team after surviving a brush with death. Lucille Fleming, 103, of Dallas, managed an admirable effort while tossing the ball before her beloved...
Police have nabbed a driver accused of flashing law enforcement-style red and blue lights behind a vehicle being driven by an off-duty Dallas officer. Charles Troutman was charged Wednesday with impersonating a public servant and possession of marijuana. Dallas County online...
A former IRS employee in Texas has been sentenced to two years and a day in prison for stealing personal data to file more than 50 bogus tax returns. Kenneth Goheen of Austin was sentenced Wednesday and ordered to repay nearly $120,000 that he illegally received. The 57-year-old...