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DALLAS (AP) - Investigators say a man fatally shot his wife then killed himself while dropping off his children at a Dallas residence. Police on Monday did not immediately identify the couple. No youngsters were hurt in the attack Sunday night. Police say officers responded to...
ROWLETT, Texas (AP) - Services will be held Tuesday in the Dallas area for a 67-year-old Texas trooper who collapsed and died during a physical readiness test. The Department of Public Safety says Sgt. Paul Hernandez died Thursday in San Antonio. The highway patrol officer was...
Investigators say a suspect in a South Texas double slaying and the wounding of a girl has been found dead in an apparent suicide. The Real County Sheriff's Office says the body of 52-year-old Robert Bryan Jones was discovered Sunday in a ravine on his property near Leakey...
SOCORRO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas mayor facing questions about his business dealings has resigned in a dispute he says involves election dates. Socorro Mayor Trini Lopez quit Sunday night. He was elected last November. Mayor Pro Tem Mary Garcia says Lopez faced a special...
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman is to be sentenced after acknowledging she beat her 2-year-old daughter and glued her hands to a wall. Elizabeth Escalona is scheduled for sentencing Monday after pleading guilty July 12 to injury to a child. She faces up to life in prison. Her...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The defense considers whether to produce more evidence as the capital murder trial of North Texas man moves closer to being handed to the jury. Testimony resumes Monday in state district court in Fort Worth after Steven Lawayne Nelson testified in his...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A former El Paso School District superintendent is scheduled for sentencing at a federal court for his participation in a scheme to fraudulently improve high-stakes testing scores by getting rid of students who would likely fail those tests. Lorenzo Garcia...
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - A man is dead after a car chase ended in an exchange of gunfire with police in a Houston suburb. Police identified the man as 45-year-old Frederick Wayne Grayson. Police Lt. Eric Freed says the shooting happened just before 11 a.m. Thursday after a police...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A school bus plunged about 15 feet from a Texas expressway overpass to the doorstep of a hotel below, miraculously causing only non-life-threatening injuries to the child and two adults aboard. The crash happened about 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 37 at...