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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The number of immigrants who die trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years. That's because more Central Americans are turning themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer are taking their chances with the dangerous...
Dallas nurse Nina Pham — declared Friday to be free of the Ebola virus — is back home in North Texas after a whirlwind Friday that included a meeting with President Obama. Pham arrived at Meacham Airport in Fort Worth just before midnight Friday. CareFlite pilot Jason Davis said...
A baby sitter who pleaded guilty to child endangerment after a 5-year-old boy fatally shot himself with her gun has been sentenced to 22 months in jail for violating probation. The Beaumont Enterprise reports ( http://bitly.com/1pL2kp8 ) Melissa Ringhardt was sentenced this week...
Officials say a pastor at a Texas Panhandle church has resigned after being arrested on a prostitution charge. The Potter County Sheriff's Office says Cameron Tate Reeves was arrested on the misdemeanor charge at an Amarillo motel on Thursday. The Amarillo Globe-News reports (...
The day after an official report found four Child Protective Services workers failed to do their jobs in the case of 8-year-old Sarah Brasse , who died of untreated appendicitis in 2009, an upset state Sen. Carlos Uresti vowed to introduce a bill in the upcoming legislative...
Almost 1,000 videos recorded by hidden cameras inside the bathrooms of North Texas restaurants and a store have been found on an Irving man's work and home computers, police said Friday. The computers belonged to 65-year-old Andrew Crawford Boden of Irving who was arrested this...
A four pound Chihuahua is now on the mend after police say she was thrown against a Starbucks window. Witnesses feared the dog would not survive after watching the impact Tuesday night around 9:30 p.m. The man accused of the cold crime is now charged with animal cruelty. Larry...
Today, the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Advisory Committee adjourned before taking any action on its recommendation to the Texas Veterans Commission For grants which are scheduled to begin in January 2015. During the public meeting, a committee member...
Photo courtesy of WFAA Taking inspiration from the fear of Ebola, a Dallas-area man has stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his yard with yellow caution tape and crossed his door and windows with white tape marked "quarantine." "There's negative people everywhere...