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DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas-based state district judge is free on bond after being arrested on charges he dragged his girlfriend by the hair, choked her and held her against a balcony's edge. Carlos Raul Cortez, a civil court judge since 2006, was released on $15,000 bond after his...
An accused hate criminal’s father says his son – a bipolar alcoholic who once spent time in a psychiatric lockdown – was off his medications when he allegedly attacked an illiterate 79 year-old African American man in a brutal hate crime. Testimony during a federal court hearing...
SAN ANTONIO -- An ex-Army sergeant was sentenced to 28 years in federal prison Friday, after she admitted to recording herself molesting a 3-year-old boy and sending the pornographic images to a former boyfriend. Kimberly Epperson was also sentenced to 10 years of federal...
As the rate of flu infections in Texas remains among the highest in the nation, the virulent H1N1 form of the illness has claimed the life of a Houston teenager, officials said Friday. The teen, whose identity was not released, died Thursday, said Kathy Barton, spokeswoman for...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A man showing a handgun to friends in North Texas fired the weapon without realizing it was loaded and struck a 14-year-old boy in the head, killing him. Fort Worth police say a group of people had gathered late Thursday evening at a home when the 24-...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A teenager is receiving many happy returns after turning in an envelope she found stuffed with $100 bills. Kayla Blackmon was sweeping the dining room floor after a rush of customers last week at Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers in San Antonio. She...
COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) - Police say a 49-year-old man believed to be holding a hostage has been killed by North Texas tactical officers after he burst from a home and pointed a handgun at them. The unidentified man was shot multiple times Thursday evening when he exited the...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Big multimillion-dollar water project bills used to be a favorite target of good-government reformers who demonized them as filled with political pork. Now authorizing such projects is a rare example of concord in a dysfunctional Congress. Republicans and...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - New bike trails will be added to already-established ones to connect Dallas and Fort Worth. The North Central Texas Council of Governments plans to use 30 miles of already-established bike trails in Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Irving and Dallas...