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A Fort Worth man has been sentenced to life behind bars for nearly starving his infant son to death in 2007. Michael Foster had been convicted and sentenced to 50 years in prison in 2009 for nearly starving his son, Euphrates, to death in 2007. However, an appeals court...
Police have four juveniles in custody suspected of shoving a 19-year-old man against an accelerating Dallas Area Rapid Transit train at a platform near Fair Park. A Dallas police statement Wednesday said two juveniles, ages 12 and 14, were taken into custody Wednesday. That...
The state employment agency has announced a six-week extension of unemployment benefits for jobless Texans who have exhausted their claims. The Texas Workforce Commission said Tuesday the extension is a result of the unemployment rate reaching 8.5 percent or higher over the...
Police say two Fort Bliss soldiers have died in separate shootings during an apparent domestic dispute that left another man wounded. An El Paso police statement says Fort Bliss soldier James Steadman killed fellow soldier Lykisha Gooding Monday. Before shooting her, Steadman...
TCU kicker Ross Evans is back at practice, though coach Gary Patterson isn't sure yet if the team's career scoring leader will play in the regular-season finale against UNLV on Saturday following his arrest. Evans faces a charge of misdemeanor criminal mischief after being...
Republican presidential contender Rick Perry is denying reports that he's in the midst of a major staff shakeup. Perry, the Texas governor, said Tuesday night that he's spoken to senior strategist Dave Carney and campaign manager Rob Johnson in the last 24 hours. And despite a...
A Texas woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for a pickup truck crash on a North Dakota military base that killed a passenger. Thirty-two-year-old Mary Burns of Dayton, Texas, entered an Alford plea to a charge of negligent homicide. That means she does not admit...
Local and federal agents continue investigating the organized crime link of four men charged with capital murder in the shooting death of the driver of a truck carrying marijuana that was being tracked by law enforcement in Houston. A Drug Enforcement Administration spokeswoman...
Two Fort Worth firefighters have been released from the hospital after being injured battling a blaze. The Fort Worth Fire Department says the two suffered non-life-threatening injuries early Wednesday morning while fighting a house fire. One who recently graduated from the...