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A woman has been indicted in connection to a crash that killed a West Texas police sergeant last summer. The San Angelo Standard-Times reported Monday that 46-year-old Cynthia Quigley was indicted March 15 on a charge of criminally negligent homicide. She was arrested March 24...
A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol Trooper died in a one-vehicle crash while on patrol Saturday night in Lamar County. At approximately 10:57 p.m. Saturday, Trooper Jeffrey Nichols, 27, was driving westbound on FM 38, when he lost control of his patrol car...
New Braunfels police say a 17-year-old was shot and killed Easter Sunday on a domestic disturbance. According to police Felix Nieves and his mother were fighting; she attempted to use a stun-gun on him but he took it and used it on her several times. Police say the stepfather...
Students in a Southeast Texas district where flooding inundated much of the town won't return to school until next month. Deweyville Independent School District Superintendent Kevin Clark said Sunday that April 11 is the target date for school to resume. Early March rainstorms...
Many former state oil and gas regulators in Texas are now working as lobbyists for the energy companies they formerly monitored. The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday that the moves typify the cozy relationship between the Texas Railroad Commission and the lucrative...
A suburban Dallas police officer who is charged in the shooting death of a teenage burglary suspect and the wounding of another boy while off duty has resigned from his department. Farmers Branch Police Chief Sid Fuller said that Officer Ken Johnson submitted his resignation on...
Older drivers with a history of falling are 40 percent more likely to be involved in crashes than their peers, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Falls limit an older drivers' ability to function behind the wheel and can make driving...
A Texas grand jury indicted 48 more bikers Wednesday in connection with a May 2015 shootout outside a Twin Peaks restaurant that left nine dead, bringing the total number of people facing felony charges to 154. Prosecutors in Waco announced that all the bikers indicted are...
In Austin, Mexico businessman Francisco Antonio Colorado-Cessa (aka “Pancho”), 55, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for laundering Los Zetas drug proceeds and attempting to bribe a federal judge announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., FBI Special...