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The 1996 slaying of a North Texas girl that led to the Amber Alert notification system to find missing children remains unsolved. Arlington police on Tuesday repeated their request for tips in finding the killer of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman. Amber's mother, Donna Williams, also...
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is heading overseas for an expected visit with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and to attend the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. The trips announced Tuesday follow in the footsteps of his predecessor, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry...
The national president of the Bandidos biker gang, who faces life in prison if convicted on racketeering, drug distribution and other charges, has been freed on $250,000 bond. Jeffrey Pike of Conroe was released Monday following a detention hearing in Houston. Pike and other...
The mother of a fugitive teenager known for using an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been released from a Texas jail. Tonya Couch was released on bond from the Tarrant County jail in Fort Worth shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday. She's charged with hindering...
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...