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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...
Blue Bell says it has found a suspected Listeria species at one of its facilities, but is stressing that their ice cream products are still safe. The company didn't specify which facility was affected by the potential Listeria, but a company statement indicates none of its...
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says the arrests of two men suspected of being terrorists calls for a retroactive review of all refugees who have come to the United States from what he calls "high-risk countries." The Republican presidential candidate reacted Thursday to the arrest in Texas...
The attorney for the Texas state trooper charged with perjury in the arrest of Sandra Bland says his client is appealing his termination. Larkin Eakin said Thursday that the termination of Trooper Brian Encinia announced by the Texas Department of Public Safety is unwarranted...
The mother of a fugitive teen who used an "affluenza" defense after killing four people in a drunken crash is set to be arraigned on a charge of hindering the apprehension of a felon. Tonya Couch was taken to the Tarrant County jail on Thursday after arriving at Dallas-Fort...