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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join the nation in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness Day on Wednesday, Jan. 13. AMBER stands for “America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response,” and was named for 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, who was kidnapped and murdered...
Tiff’s Treats, the much loved warm cookie delivery company, today detailed some of its 2016 growth plans, which include three new stores in Texas, and the first stores outside the state. Tiff’s Treats will open up new locations in San Antonio, as well as in The Woodlands near...
The Texas Rangers' investigation of a suburban Dallas incident where a white police officer is seen on video pushing a bikini-clad black teenage girl to the ground has been forwarded to prosecutors. A spokesman for the Rangers, Sgt. Lonny Haschel, said Monday the agency never...
Federal prosecutors say a commercial airline pilot tried to smuggle in nearly $200,000 in undeclared currency at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport. Dallas resident Anthony Warner was arrested Sunday shortly after arriving as a passenger on a flight from Mumbai,...
The Tarrant County sheriff says bond has been posted by the mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense after killing four people in a drunken wreck. In a tweet Monday night, Sheriff Dee Anderson says Tonya Couch posted bond and was expected to be released Tuesday...
In the face of disaster, Texans have always come together with courage, compassion and unity to ask, “How can I help?” If you want to volunteer for disaster work, there are many tasks to do after a disaster— cleaning-up and rebuilding are two of the biggest. The Federal...
Officials this week will begin the process to map out the future for the Waco Mammoth National Monument, which became part of the national parks system last summer. The planning process should result by the end of the year in a 10-year plan for development of the site where two...
Prosecutors say two San Antonio brothers charged in a 2011 triple slaying in a case linked to alleged child sex abuse will not face the death penalty. The San Antonio Express-News reports that prosecutors last week revealed they had dropped efforts to seek the death penalty...
A Fort Worth man faces charges of kidnapping and sexual assault after police found two young runaway girls at his home. Fort Worth police said in a statement Sunday that officers conducting a welfare check at a home Saturday encountered 49-year-old Robert B. Harris. Police say...