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DAYTON, Texas (AP) - Deputies are searching for a black dog suspected of fatally mauling a 63-year-old rural Southeast Texas woman. A Liberty County Sheriff's Office statement says Linda Oliver was found lying in a pool of blood on the living room floor of her rural home four...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - A South Texas police officer has been arrested on sexual assault and other charges after he was accused of forcing a woman in custody to perform a sexual act. Rio Grande City Police Chief Dutch Pipersays one of his officers, Alejandro Gutierrez, was...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A North Texas police chief says his officers are having an "extremely difficult time" after a woman who complained of harassment from her ex-husband was killed hours later. In a statement Monday, Grand Prairie Police Chief Steve Dye said the Sunday...
MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) - Officials say a hiker has been airlifted from Maine's highest mountain after he was injured by a falling rock. Sixty-two-year-old Ned Hamara of Texas was hurt after a large rock fell on him Monday afternoon while he was hiking Mount Katahdin at Baxter...
HOUSTON (AP) - The death of 3-year-old Lee'onna Ramirez remained hidden for a year as authorities say her mother kept them at bay with conflicting stories on her whereabouts. One scenario was that the child was living with her father in Mexico. Investigators allege Lee'onna's...
HOUSTON (AP) - The Harris County sheriff's office is seeking information after a newborn boy was found abandoned next to a trash container at an apartment building. The sheriff's office says the newborn was discovered on Saturday morning. The newborn, found wrapped in a black T-...
WACO, Texas (AP) - Waco police say two juveniles were taken into custody after rocks and concrete chunks were thrown off an Interstate 35 overpass, injuring drivers and damaging vehicles over the weekend. Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says three or four people were injured early...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - An East Texas sheriff's office is trying to find homes for nine donkeys found abandoned throughout the county. Bowie County sheriff's Lt. Stanley Cowley says state law requires the animals to auctioned, but no one bought them. The animals have now been in...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Organizers of San Antonio's gay pride festival say they had record attendance this weekend, on the heels of two Supreme Court rulings celebrated by gay-rights advocates. About 5,000 people attended the Pride Bigger Than Texas festival Saturday, with another 15...