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A 13-year-old Northeast Texas boy has been arrested on two warrants for capital murder in the deaths of his father and brother. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe tells The Texarkana Gazette the suspect was arrested Wednesday at his home in Hughes Springs. He is being held at an...
A Dallas officer has been fired after driving past a woman who pleaded for help as her two children were taken by their father who was later killed by police. Chief David Brown on Wednesday fired Sr. Cpl. Leslie Richardson, who'd been with the force 28 years. Richardson on Aug...
Some South Texas city leaders have endorsed a proposal to ban the use of hand-held cellphones while driving. The San Antonio City Council's Public Safety Committee decided Wednesday to send the plan to the full council for a vote Oct. 30. The proposal would ban dialing, viewing...
Out of an abundance of caution, Texas and Dallas County health officials have ordered four close family members of the Dallas Ebola patient to stay home and not have any visitors to prevent the potential spread of disease. “We have tried and true protocols to protect the public...
The announcement that five Dallas schoolchildren were possibly exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has some nervous parents planning to keep their kids home. Several parents on Wednesday picked up their children early from a school that's one of four that...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says a handful of school-aged children who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola are being monitored. Perry says health officials learned Wednesday that the children have been identified as having contact with the man and are being monitored at home...
Corpus Christi Police say a man drove a truck into Corpus Christi Bay after being pursued by police and Texas Parks & Wildlife officers. The Corpus Christi Caller Times reports 22-year-old Christian Torres was arrested and charged with reckless driving, evading arrest and...
A Texas man charged with killing his 77-year-old grandmother and dismembering her body with a chain saw has pleaded guilty to murder. A judge sentenced David Christy to 20 years in prison Tuesday as part of a plea deal. The remains of Johanna Kruse Christy were found buried in...
Houston police say an officer has fatally shot a man who fought with another officer and fired a gun. Spokesman Victor Senties says the shooting happened Tuesday in the parking lot of Baybrook Mall. Undercover officers were patrolling the area after a series of burglaries and...