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Two fired Southeast Texas officers will not be charged over a videotaped incident in which a woman held for an unpaid traffic ticket had her face slammed on a jail counter. A Jasper County grand jury on Wednesday declined to indict former Jasper police Officers Ryan Cunningham...
A Texas judge has refused for a second time to delay the next month's scheduled execution of a convicted murderer whose attorneys say is severely delusional and ineligible for the death penalty. State District Judge N. Keith Williams in Gillespie County refused Wednesday a...
Dallas-based Dave & Buster's apologized Tuesday for a tweet some considered offensive about a taco promotion. The entertainment/restaurant chain tweeted on Tuesday afternoon "I hate tacos, said no Juan ever #TacoTuesday #DaveandBusters.” The tweet was deleted about 45...
Cameras are rolling, and guns are loaded. That's the warning for thieves who dare steal a package from the front step of Kell Curtis' home in Fort Worth. Kell and his wife, Julie Curtis, are concerned after hearing about front porch thieves. In the last 30 days, Fort Worth...
On July 26, 2013, Rosy Esparza fell 75 feet to her death from the Texas Giant roller coaster as horrified witnesses at Six Flags Over Texas watched. Carmen Brown talked to News 8 right after the accident. She had been next in line to get on the ride. "She goes up like this, and...
A new marriage policy is coming to Texas prisons. The current policy says that Texas inmates can only marry by proxy meaning someone stood in for the prisoner at a ceremony held somewhere other than the penitentiary. But the prison system's Jason Clark says a recently enacted...
A jury has begun deliberating in 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. The deliberations by Lubbock County jurors began Tuesday following closing arguments in the capital...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Rodney Wynn, 34, has increased to $10,000 for information leading to his a capture if the tip comes in during the month of November. Wynn, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University professors and activists are urging two major publishers of social studies textbooks being considered for adoption in Texas classrooms to bolster climate change lessons to reflect the influence of human activity. The advocates say there's...