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A grand jury has decided to take no action against a white North Texas police officer fired after fatally shooting an unarmed black college football player while responding to an after-hours burglary call. Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson said in a statement...
A shortage of foster homes in Texas means dozens of children have been sleeping in state offices. More than two dozen children statewide spent at least two nights sleeping in state offices in April, the most recent month for which data is available. The month before that, 42 of...
Should the state of Texas regulate ridesharing companies... or should it left up to local communities? That's a question that state lawmakers are probing. House Committee on Business and Industry Chairman Rene Oliviera wonders if state intervention is really needed. "Is this a...
A teenage boy is hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Northwest Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS says the boy was riding near the intersection of Rustic Rock Drive and Spicewood Springs around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night when he was hit. Medics arrived and began CPR and then...
A federal judge in Texas who's presiding over a lawsuit filed against President Barack Obama's immigration executive action says he will put on hold a ruling he issued last month ordering Justice Department attorneys to attend an ethics course. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen...
Two people injured in a wreck in which a former astronaut is charged with murder remain hospitalized in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. A spokesman at DCH Regional Medical Center, Brad Fisher, says 37-year-old Pernell James is listed in good condition and will be discharged from the...
A West Texas grand jury has indicted three former Texas Tech football players for felony house burglary after they allegedly stole seven guns worth more than $14,000. Twenty-year-old Robert James Castaneda, 18-year-old Trace Keaton Ellison and 20-year-old Dakota Devon Allen were...
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers, inspectors and investigators will begin intensified commercial vehicle inspections from June 7 – 9 as part of Roadcheck 2016 , an annual three-day enforcement effort across North America to increase motor carrier, vehicle, driver...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the April 13 attempted murder of Harris County Precinct 7 Deputy Constable Alden Clopton in Houston. As part of the Office of the Governor and Texas Crime Stopper’s Fallen Hero Reward – Texas...