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Officials say a security guard was injured in a shooting at a fraternity house near the University of Texas at Austin after a person who was asked to leave a party there returned and an altercation ensued. Officials say the security guard was shot early Sunday at the Sigma Chi...
Texas alcohol regulators have begun a back-to-school operation meant to halt illegal sales to underage individuals. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission on Thursday announced the September undercover effort. The Texas legal drinking age for alcohol is 21. Undercover TABC...
Dallas Police Chief David Brown says he's retiring because, "it's time to go," but he's not saying what he'll do next. Brown became the face of a city reeling from tragedy after a sniper killed five law enforcement officers during a July 7 protest against police brutality. He...
This morning, FBI agents arrested former Temple police officer Erick French, 24, for allegedly revealing an ongoing investigation announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Christopher B. Combs, San...
A Houston man accused of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy at a gas station last year is set to return to court following the completion of a competency evaluation after his stay at a state mental hospital. Court records show that a sealed competency evaluation of Shannon...
The FBI is working with local authorities investigating the possible destruction by a deputy constable of up to more than 20,000 pieces of evidence Houston-area cases. FBI spokeswoman Shauna Dunlap said Wednesday her agency has not joined the probe but would take appropriate...
A Houston driller is boasting of a big new oil and gas discovery in West Texas. Apache Corp. believes there could be 3 billion barrels of oil and 75 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in an area it calls Alpine High. The company announced its discovery Wednesday after two years...
An arrest affidavit says a Fort Worth man charged with murder in the death of his mother told investigators that he smothered the 85-year-old woman with duct tape and his hand. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that 50-year-old Kenneth Edward Baker indicated to homicide...
Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk has resigned a month after returning to work following her third inpatient treatment for mental illness. In a letter Tuesday to Gov. Greg Abbott, Hawk said "my health needs my full attention in the coming months." Her resignation is...