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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Tarrant County couple have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after authorities say three puppies were found dead and burned in a barrel over the weekend. Thirty-eight-year-old Melissa Woodard and 33-year-old Christoper Apala were arrested...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a former sailor's bid to clear his name in the high-profile "Norfolk Four" case. The justices rejected Eric Wilson's appeal without comment Monday. The Jourdanton, Texas, man is one of four ex-sailors who claimed police...
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston-area population continues to grow and that's created more cases for Harris County's 22 felony courts. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/17y0rbs ) reported Monday that since 1985 the number of felony filings has doubled from about 22,000 annually to...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A nationwide survey says an Amarillo male prison has the highest rate of inmates reporting they were pressured into sex or sexual contact with prison staff. 8.1 percent of inmates at the Clements Unit alleged sexual victimization by staff involving force...
PEARLAND, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area police officer has shot and killed a theft suspect who tried to flee a hospital while being treated for injuries suffered during his arrest. Pearland police say the officer who was guarding the suspect has been put on paid leave pending a...
DALLAS (AP) - Police say a 34-year-old-man has been arrested for leaving his five young children in a car while he drank inside a Dallas bar. Francisco Enrique Lopez was arrested Sunday after a security guard spotted the children in the car and alerted an off-duty officer. They...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Two people injured in the collapse of a barn frame under construction at Texas A&M University have been released from the hospital. St. Joseph Regional Health Center spokesman Tim Ottinger said Sunday afternoon that one person, a 35-year-old,...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Three people are dead in what authorities are describing as a muder-suicide that stemmed from a domestic dispute in West Texas. Lubbock County sheriff's Lt. Bryan Taylor sayd the bodies of a man and woman were found Sunday morning at a Lubbock home. The...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas President Bill Powers said Monday's Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action in higher education will have no impact on the schools' admissions policy. Texas was sued by a white student who was denied admission and the school had been...