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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...
Officials say a Texas woman has been charged after her 2-year-old daughter suffered burns and witnesses said she told them she'd put the child in the oven. The Somervell County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that deputies were called late Thursday to a home because a...
Amarillo police have sent off more than 800 rape kits, some of which were collected in the 1990s, for testing but so far the effort has yielded few matches. The Globe-News reports the kits were sent in January to comply with a law passed in 2011 that aimed to reduce the state's...
Governor Greg Abbott is seeking a presidential disaster proclamation for three southeast Texas counties hard-hit by flooding from last week's storms that have led to thousands of evacuations and has destroyed or severely damaged more than 680 homes. A statement issued Friday by...