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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...
The Texas Racing Commission has voted to retain a rule to allow a new form of electronic gambling at tracks. Commissioners voted Tuesday to let Texas horse and dog tracks install terminals for so-called historical racing, in which people place bets on already-run races that no...
Texas health officials are postponing a $350 million cut in Medicaid payments to therapists after being pushed to the brink of legal action in state court. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission told a judge Wednesday that the agency now plans to start over and consider...