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Sandra Bland's mother says she wants the former Texas trooper who pulled her daughter over last summer to be held accountable for his actions. Geneva Reed-Veal said Tuesday she's also still seeking answers as to how her daughter could have killed herself in a jail cell in Waller...
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has set a May 24 date for its re-hearing of a Texas voter ID law. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal had ruled in August that the law violates parts of the Voting Rights Act. But a majority of the full 15-member...
Authorities say an East Texas woman was fatally shot after an 8-year-old boy picked up a rifle and it accidentally discharged at a home. Anderson County Sheriff Greg Taylor says the boy picked up a rifle while in a room with the woman's husband, who was cleaning weapons Saturday...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to remain vigilant with respect to potential crime and terrorist activity in their communities, and to report suspicious behaviors to the department’s iWATCH website at www.iwatchtx.org . The iWATCH program was...
About 1:30 am yesterday, three men entered the Stripes convenience store located in the 1400 block of State Highway 46 South. The men, who were all wearing bandanas over their faces, displayed a baton and what appeared to be a firearm before threatening the clerk and demanding...
North Texas police say they've arrested the estranged wife of an internationally renowned pianist on capital murder charges in the deaths of the couple's two young children. Benbrook Police Cmdr. David Babcock said Monday that police have served an arrest warrant on Sofya...
A judge has increased the bail for a suburban Dallas police officer who shot and killed a teenage burglary suspect and wounded another boy while off duty. The judge on Monday raised Farmers Branch Officer Ken Johnson's bail to $300,000. Johnson was arrested Wednesday on murder...
Texas Parks and Wildlife agents are looking for two people who tagged Enchanted Rock with Graffiti on Sunday. The two suspects are believed to be from around San Marcos. Officials say sometime between 3 and 5 pm Sunday they were seen writing the words CA$H TRUCK on a rock. If...
Hailstorms that rolled through the Fort Worth area last week could result in $300 million in vehicle repairs. Mark Hanna, a spokesman for the Insurance Council of Texas, estimated Friday that 50,000 vehicles were damaged by the Thursday morning storms, which pounded cars and...