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Texas health officials say a revised method for counting maternal deaths found that the 2012 number was drastically lower than previously reported - 56 instead of 147. The Texas Department of State Health Services said Monday that the findings by its researchers were published...
Five people - including two police officers - were injured after an SUV crashed into a home in a Dallas suburb, hit a natural gas line and exploded. Authorities say one of the police officers was responding to the crash Saturday afternoon was approaching the home in Hurst when...
A man accused of assaulting people with a baton in a San Antonio parking lot is hospitalized in critical condition after he was shot by an officer when an electronic stun gun failed to subdue him. Police Chief William McManus says the officer was responding to calls Saturday...
Five people - including two police officers - were injured after an SUV crashed into a home in a Dallas suburb, hit a natural gas line and exploded. Authorities say one of two police officers responding to the crash Saturday afternoon was approaching the home in Hurst when it...
A large fire has erupted at a chemical recycling plant near Fort Worth and authorities have told residents in the area to remain in their homes with all of their doors and windows closed. The fire started early this morning at The Clean Solvent Recycling in Mansfield, southeast...
Former Central Texas Sheriff's Captain plead guilty to stealing as much as $40,000 from a jail fund that inmates use to make commissary purchases. Forty-three-year-old Katrina Carie Douglas of Temple pleaded guilty to theft by a public servant during a court appearance Wednesday...
On Thursday, State Representative Tony Dale (R-Cedar Park) was appointed by House Speaker Joe Straus to serve on the House Select Committee for Cybersecurity. This Select Committee was created as a result of HB 8 from the 85th session. HB 8 tasks the committee with studying...
A state report has found deficiencies in the operation of the Bexar County jail in the wake of three murder suspects who escaped the facility in March. A report by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards notes that last year "handmade lines" and contraband were found outside the...
Fort Worth police have released body-camera footage and 911 audio following backlash sparked by a bystander video that shows a black man being punched and kneed by officers during an arrest. The initial 50-second bystander video was posted on Facebook by a Dallas-area activist...