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Dallas Police Chief David Brown says several officers testifying on the fatal shooting of five colleagues last month were overwhelmed when they returned to the scene and that some could need up to five years of treatment to recover from the trauma. Brown told the city council...
Although the summer is nearing an end, coastal residents still need to be vigilant about hurricane preparedness. The peak of the hurricane season is September 10 and the tropical storm activity appears to be heating up with last week’s landfall of Hurricane Earl in Belize. “...
Dallas police expect to spend $32 million in overtime this fiscal year to fight violent crime, adjust for attrition and pay for extra hours after five officers were slain. The Dallas Morning News reports the city had earmarked $15 million for OT in the budget period through...
The Zika virus has claimed the life of a Texas baby, health officials reported Tuesday. The baby, whose mother had traveled to Latin America during her pregnancy, died shortly after birth. The infant was born with microcephaly, a condition in which a baby's head is abnormally...
A Dallas man who served two years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a landscape worker has, himself, been killed by a hit-and-run driver. George Thomas Kohoutek was hit by a car on July 20 while jogging in the Pleasant Grove district of southeastern Dallas. Kohoutek, who...
One suspect has been shot multiple times and a second fled after the men attempted to rob a Houston-area fast-food restaurant where two off-duty sheriff's deputies had stopped to eat. Authorities say the suspect who was shot was in critical condition at a hospital following the...
To help researchers, journalists and policymakers locate available research on the education of black males, University of Texas College of Education Professors Louis Harrison and Anthony Brown launched The Black Male Education Research Collection , a new website. African...
UPDATE: The identity of the deceased female from this crash has been identified as Lisa Ann Durocher, 45, of New Braunfels. PREIVOUSLY: Last night, the New Braunfels police and fire departments responded to the 1300 block of FM 306 at the intersection of Hunter Road, for a crash...
The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a video of the Governor updating Texans on the state’s efforts to combat the Zika virus and ensure that communities across the state are protected in the event of local transmission. To help raise awareness of Zika and to...