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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a North Texas police officer has been shot and a suspect killed following a drug-related pursuit. Fort Worth police on Wednesday did not immediately update the wounded officer's condition. Authorities Tuesday night described the officer...
DALLAS (AP) - Federal prosecutors in Texas say three Dallas residents have been indicted in an investigation of nearly $280,000 in travel agency payment fraud. Jorge Armando Flores, his wife Roxana Flores and her son Julio C. Funes-Alas were arrested Tuesday in Amityville, N.Y...
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas trooper faces dismissal amid the investigation of her videotaped body cavity search of two women along a Dallas-area highway. Department of Public Safety spokesman Tom Vinger says agency director Steve McCraw has made a preliminary determination to...
HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators say a Houston-area man who saw a neighborhood couple fighting outside their home has shot and killed the husband to protect the injured wife. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the 44-year-old husband was dead at the scene Tuesday night. The...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The new judge in the Fort Hood shooting case is to decide this week whether to spare Maj. Nidal Hasan a possible death sentence and let him plead guilty in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military installation. Pretrial hearings are scheduled Wednesday...
DALLAS (AP) - Gusty winds and low humidity were expected to bring critical wildfire risks to West and South Texas, while scattered severe thunderstorms were expected in the far northeastern part of the state. The National Weather Service has issued a "red flag warning" for...
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A judge is expected to decide whether a South Texas 17-year-old charged with attempted murder in a federal agent's shooting will stand trial as an adult. State District Judge Jesse Contreras said he would announce his decision Tuesday in Edinburg regarding...
VAN, Texas (AP) - Two people are reported hurt in a fire at an oil storage facility in East Texas as firefighters work to prevent the blaze from spreading. Van Zandt County Emergency Management Coordinator Chuck Allen says authorities were called before 3 a.m. Tuesday about an...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A former Texas businessman convicted in a $100 million life insurance scam is asking a federal appeals court in Virginia to toss his convictions. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond will hear Adley Abdulwahab's case...