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A San Antonio man has been shot dead while teaching his 5-year-old son how to ride a bike. Police are investigating the death Wednesday of 47-year-old Kenneth Anderson. Family members say he was outside his home with his son when a car pulled up and someone shot him twice in the...
The city of Dallas and a North Texas river authority are at odds over the price of lake water after six years of failed negotiations. The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas has asked the Texas Public Utility Commission to block the rate set by the state-created Sabine River...
Solar-powered vehicles could be cruising along Galveston's seawall to help with parking enforcement. The Galveston Park Board of Trustees is considering buying solar-powered electric vehicles to transport attendants to enforce parking fees. The Galveston County Daily News...
Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested Dec. 16 in Dallas. Ortiz, who is considered a high-risk sex offender, was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender in Edinburg, probation violation and for failure to appear...
The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park will be expanding. The 137-acre addition is due to the Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act. The measure was part of the defense authorization bill that President Barack Obama signed into law Friday. The law...
Police say weekend gunfire that erupted at a North Texas apartment, leaving two dead and at least two injured, was the result of a home invasion robbery. Denton police spokesman Orlando Hinojosa in a statement Monday did not release any additional details about the shooting late...
A veteran South Texas police officer has been charged with theft and forgery in what investigators say involves an outside company. Brownsville police Officer Ruben Castillo on Monday remained on administrative leave without pay. The 45-year-old officer was arrested last...
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials expect hundreds of New Year's Day hikers at state parks as a healthy way to start the new year. Department authorities on Monday announced the growing interest in so-called First Day Hikes. Agency officials say more than 1,500...
A Dallas police officer has been arrested for sexual assault, accused of using his position as a peace officer to force prostitutes to perform sexual acts while he worked an extra job. Police said Officer David Kattner was arrested early Sunday morning. The 47-year-old remained...