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The U.S. Air Force says a 21-year-old airman has died while training in Central Texas. The San Antonio Express-News reports the Air Force said Tuesday that the airman died Thursday at Camp Bullis, a sprawling training ground in Bexar County. The newspaper reports the Air Force...
Health officials are reporting the first Texas case of a baby born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus. Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt says lab tests confirm the baby recently born in Harris County has the virus infection that can...
The Pentagon is investigating why the shooter who killed five Dallas police officers received an honorable discharge from the Army after he was accused of sexually harassing a fellow soldier. Col. Patrick Seiber is an Army spokesman. He says the military is reviewing all of...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton warns Texans of suspicious e-mails containing malicious software seemingly coming from the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). The e-mail claims to come from the Consumer Protection Division to inform business owners that a complaint has been...
Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz co-sponsor a new bill that would increase penalties for violent criminals who target cops. The minimum sentence for killing a peace officer would be 30 years with ten years for attempted murder. The Back the Blue Act also provides more...
A law enforcement official says the gunman who killed five police officers during a Dallas protest had a pistol, a handgun and a rifle on him at the time of the attack. The official says Micah Johnson had a Glock 19 Gen4 pistol, a Fraser .25-caliber handgun and a semi-automatic...
Police say a Houston-area motorcycle officer pursuing two shoplifting suspects in a car was killed when his motorcycle hit a lawn maintenance trailer parked on a street. Houston police spokesman Victor Senties says the officer from Bellaire, a west Houston enclave, died Tuesday...
Funerals are set to begin for the five officers slain by a sniper during a protest last week in downtown Dallas. Funerals will be held Wednesday for Dallas Police Sr. Cpl. Lorne Ahrens, Dallas Police Sgt. Michael Smith and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Officer Brent Thompson. Ahrens...
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today underwent a successful skin graft procedure at Brooke Army Medical Center to repair damage from significant burns on both feet. On the recommendation of doctors, Governor Abbott will extend his stay at Brooke Army Medical Center to allow for...