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BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas authorities say a suspect in at Texas homicide is hospitalized in Wichita with critical injuries and burns after a police pursuit in south-central Kansas. Kansas Turnpike Authority Lt. John Lehnherr says a trooper saw a vehicle driven by 27-year-...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Officials say 54 dogs and 1 cat have been rescued from an El Paso family's house and taken to an animal shelter. Field Services supervisor Hugo Navarro says animal control workers began investigating after foul odors were reported coming from the house. Dr...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to assaulting Border Patrol agents with his car in a West Texas incident that ended in a vehicle crash that killed two people. The Justice Department statement says 39-year-old David Steiner of Vinegar Bend, Ala., entered...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A police affidavit says Fort Worth officers answering a burglary call were at the wrong house and had poor light when they fatally shot an armed homeowner. Two officers were sent to 409 Havenwood Lane before dawn May 28. According to the search warrant...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's rough western state of Michoacan is proving to be just as painful a thorn in the side of President Enrique Pena Nieto as it was for predecessor Felipe Calderon. Coming off a stunning success with the capture of Zetas cartel leader Miguel Angel Trevino...
DALLAS (AP) - The North Texas man accused of killing former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and another man has been indicted. Eddie Ray Routh, a former Marine and Iraqi war veteran charged with killing Kyle and a friend at an Erath County gun range in February, was indicted...
SAGINAW, Texas (AP) - A North Texas teenager suspected in his 6-year-old neighbor's death now faces a charge of trying to kill a police officer. Tyler Holder faces charges of attempted capital murder. Several Dallas-Fort Worth area news organizations report Wednesday that a new...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate and House could wrap up the second special session by approving a proposed constitutional amendment increasing funding for road and bridge construction. Lawmakers meet Thursday. They may approve a conference committee reconciliation of...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas police officer wounded during a disturbance call that left another officer and the gunman dead has been released from a hospital. Killeen police say Officer Juan Obregon Jr. was discharged Tuesday. Obregon will be off work for an extended...