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DALLAS (AP) - Efforts by the Dallas Zoo to bolster a rare mammal's population have led to the recent birth of another okapi (oh-KAH'-pee). The female named Almasi is the 36th okapi calf born at the zoo. Almasi, which means "diamond" in Swahili, makes her first appearance Friday...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area police officer who was shot during a traffic stop can be heard on a patrol car recording saying she was "hit twice" but still chasing three suspects. One man was arrested on aggravated assault on a peace officer charges following the Oct. 26...
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a man in East Texas has suffered severe burns after his camouflage-like Halloween costume caught fire in an alleged cigarette accident. Tyler Fire Department officials on Friday did not immediately identify the hospitalized man or update his...
DALLAS - About 45 minutes after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in downtown Dallas, Officer J.D. Tippit was on patrol in the nearby Oak Cliff neighborhood when he slowed down as he saw a man who met the vague description of the suspect walking down the street. Moments...
MATAGORDA, Texas - A deep sea oyster reef restoration being touted as the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico began in an unlikely place: a quarry in landlocked Missouri. That is where years of research, planning and precise engineering led Mark Dumesnil, an associate director of...
TERRELL, Texas (AP) - Investigators are seeking a motive behind a bloody rampage in a small North Texas town that left five people dead, including the suspect's mother. Terrell Police Chief Jody Lay says he thinks Charles Everett Brownlow Jr. might have attacked others if an off...
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - A Mexican hospital official says a fourth person has died from injuries inflicted by an explosion last week at a candy factory on Mexico's border with the United States. Government health system spokesman Rosendo Gaytan says the 35-year-old employee...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - U.S. immigration officials have released 11 of 25 people who were still detained after surrendering last month at the Texas-Mexico border to protest immigration policies. The releases Tuesday night came after one of the 25 - a Mexican woman - was deported...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Whooping cough has set a post-1960s record in Louisiana and things are worse in Texas, where nearly 2,900 cases have been reported, and Arkansas, where numbers are double those of a year ago. Louisiana health officials are asking doctors to keep an eye out for...