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Authorities say the deaths of a North Texas mother and her 3-month-old son have been ruled homicides after their necks were cut. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the deaths of 36-year-old Shanna Vandewege and her son, Diederick, remain under investigation. Police say...
A Fort Worth man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing an ambulance last year and later crashing it. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that 31-year-old Kenneth Golightly was convicted last week of aggravated robbery. Authorities say Golightly took the...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw, Texas Public Safety Commission Chair Cynthia Leon, and members of the Public Safety Commission (PSC) today were joined by Texas Sen. Donna Campbell and Texas State Rep. Mark Keough as the department commissioned...
Doctors at a Houston hospital say a Louisiana sheriff's deputy who was critically injured in a shootout that killed three other Baton Rouge law-enforcement officers in July is doing remarkably well as he continues his recovery. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Nicholas...
Officials are telling residents in outlying parts of Corpus Christi that they can safely drink tap water again, as the bulk of the city remains under an advisory to refrain from using it. The city released a map late Thursday showing the parts of the city where it's now safe to...
A federal judge has blocked, until at least next month, hotly debated Texas rules mandating burial or cremation of fetal remains that were set to go into effect within days. The ruling by Austin-based U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks begins the latest legal battle for a state...
Today, a Bell County judge issued a ruling that a Christmas poster in Killeen could be placed back on the door with the additional text “Ms. Shannon’s Christmas Message.” Texas Values president Jonathan Saenz represented Dedra Shannon in court today, a staff member of Killeen...
State lawmakers could be cracking down on doctors and pain management clinics that over-prescribe addictive and dangerous drugs. An Austin State Senator wants to take aim against so-called 'Pill Mills'. Those are practices who over-prescribe highly addictive opioid pain...
Attorney General Ken Paxton today intervened into a lawsuit filed on behalf of nurse’s aide Dedra Shannon against the Killeen Independent School District (KISD) over its decision to take down Ms. Shannon’s Christmas decoration. The principal of KISD’s Patterson Middle School...