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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...
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...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The execution of a Texas woman convicted of murdering her 71-year-old neighbor will mark the first time in three years that a woman has been put to death in the U.S. Fifty-one-year-old Kimberly McCarthy is scheduled for lethal injection Tuesday evening...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge will decide whether to approve an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company's role in the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. District Judge...