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A 37-year-old man is being held at a Central Texas jail after authorities say he confessed to sexually abusing multiple children. Lacy-Lakeview police Chief John Truehitt tells the Waco Tribune-Herald that authorities are investigating allegations of abuse dating to 1999. Damian...
The trial of an Amarillo plastic surgeon accused in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a Lubbock pathologist who was dating his former girlfriend is set to begin. Prosecutors and attorneys for 50-year-old Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon, who's been jailed since his arrest, were scheduled...
A fringed leather pouch and a gun used by Davy Crockett are just a few of the artifacts that will be returned to the Alamo this week by British pop musician Phil Collins . Collins is turning over his private collection of Alamo artifacts. Crates of the collectibles will be...
DALLAS -- A passenger at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport was tackled and subdued by other passengers Thursday after first spewing hateful language and then assaulting a man waiting to board his flight, according to video of the incident recorded by onlookers. The footage...
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...