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A contest for cartoons depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb is on lockdown after authorities reported a shooting outside the building. An officer dressed in SWAT gear took the stage toward the end of the event at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland and told...
GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Police shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, and a bomb squad searched the gunmen's vehicle as a precaution, authorities said. The men...
A green laser struck two small planes overnight in Dallas, raising safety concerns in an incident that can be prosecuted as a federal crime. The Federal Aviation Administration reported Sunday that two pilots reported seeing the laser shortly after midnight. The planes were...
Police say six people have been shot after an argument that began between two groups inside a Houston nightclub continued outside as they were leaving. Investigators say as members of one group were departing Club Empire in a vehicle early Sunday they shot randomly at the other...
A review of regional transportation agencies that were established following a change in state law 15 years ago finds most have struggled to meet expectations while spending at least $1 billion in taxpayer money. Nine agencies known as regional mobility authorities were...
An outbreak of chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease, has been reported at a small West Texas high school. KOSA-TV ( http://bit.ly/1ELXjr3 ) of Odessa and Midland reports the Crane Independent School District sent a letter last week to parents of Crane High School students...
The bodies of two men have been found inside a vehicle burning near a remote South Texas lake. Responding to a call, Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies found the vehicle fire Friday night along a canal near Delta Lake, about 23 miles northeast of McAllen. Department spokesman J.P...
A state judicial conduct commission has publicly reprimanded a Southeast Texas judge who is the sole overseer of Texas' troubled civil commitment program for violent sex predators. The Commission on Judicial Conduct made its ruling public Friday after looking into complaints...
AUSTIN (AP) — Texas state education officials and high school coaches on Friday launched a program aimed at student athletes to prevent and raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic abuse. The ProtectHer Project, developed in response to a string of high profile assault...