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Standing in a prison chow hall, Richard Chavez Jr. outlines his past: violent felon, former gang member, the fourth member of his family to go to prison. Then his future: owner of a mobile counseling youth service that goes where the troubled kids are. Arching a tattooed eyebrow...
San Antonio police say a man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of two men during an argument in a garage. Police say 44-year-old Frank Campos was arrested Saturday on a charge of capital murder in the Friday shooting deaths of 52-year-old Michael Otten and 48-year-old...
A North Texas man has been arrested after accidentally shooting his 10-year-old daughter while showing visitors a handgun at their home. Colleyville spokeswoman Mona Gandy tells The Dallas Morning News ( http://bit.ly/1CcddsY ) that the girl was injured late Saturday. She did...
The U.S. Geological Survey is considering raising its risk projections for earthquakes in North Texas. The Dallas area has experienced more than 120 quakes since 2008. The Dallas Morning News reports ( http://bit.ly/1ufGUZb ) that USGS will likely upgrade the risk of an...
Entrepreneur Elon Musk announced Thursday that he wants to build a “test track” for his idea for a futuristic high-speed transportation system called the Hyperloop, adding that Texas is “the leading candidate” to host the track. Musk’s Hyperloop concept involves transporting...
The chief of the Abilene Police Department has accused the superintendent of Abilene Independent School District of impeding an investigation into four employees who allegedly had sexual relations with students. Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge said the district has "...
A witness to a tire-slashing of a company vehicle suddenly became a stabbing victim as she tried to stop the suspect during his getaway. The December 16 incident in the 4700 Block of Pine Timbers in Northwest Houston was all caught on tape, but Faith Estrada said the police...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that 28 fugitives sought through the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program – 13 of whom were sex offenders – were arrested in 2014 by DPS and other agencies. In addition $63,500 in rewards were paid for anonymous tips that...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House made it easier for its members to place panic buttons in their Capitol offices on Wednesday, a day after a heated confrontation involving gun rights activists and a Democratic lawmaker. The rule, unanimously approved as part of a routine...