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A stranger recently tried to break down the door of a Dallas homeowner as the homeowner looked out the window, and the incident was caught on camera. Homeowner Andrew Birmingham believes crooks have been casing his East Dallas neighborhood near 75 and Ross since last week. “They...
HOUSTON – Ten people were injured after a SUV crashes into a restaurant near NRG Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Survelliance video shows a driving crashing into DiMassi's Mediterranean Buffet on the 8200 block of Kirby Drive near La Concha just before 2 p.m. More on thist story...
Texas appears to be in line to become the newest open carry state. On Wednesday, the Lone Star State’s new governor-elect Greg Abbott reiterated his campaign promise to support the open carry of firearms in his state. “If an Open Carry bill is passed by the House and Senate, I...
HOUSTON – The months leading up to elections can be tough as political candidates sling mud - campaigns can often be negative. But KHOU went to Tinsley Elementary and talked to 6 and 7-year-olds about politics in order to put a positive spin on the whole process.
AUSTIN -- Fifty-four-year-old Sherill Small, who was charged with capital murder in Aug. 2013 for killing her foster daughter, has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison without parole. Small, from Rockdale, Texas, is convicted of slamming 2-year-old Alexandria Hill's...
Abbott: As Texas goes, so does the nation, world AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Governor-elect Greg Abbott says that as Texas goes, so goes the rest of the United States and the world. Elected by wide margins Tuesday night over Democrat Wendy Davis, Abbott told his victory party in Austin...
State House District 17 Tim Kleinschmidt (GOP)Incumbent 22,717 Carolyn Banks (Dem) 12,437 State House District 20 Marsha Farney (GOP)Incumbent 35,071 Stephen Wyman (Dem) 10,871 Jarrod Weaver (Lib) 1,882 State House District 46 Dawnna Dukes (Dem)Incumbent 23,924 Kevin Ludlow (Lib...
A Texas task force on Ebola has recommended against mandatory quarantines for cooperating medical workers not showing symptoms unless they are considered high risk. Guidelines announced Tuesday in Austin recommend four risk levels for health care workers possibly exposed to...
Police have detained a suspect after two Dallas-area community college officers were stabbed while investigating reports of a man in an empty classroom. Mesquite police records show 22-year-old Miguel Sarinana was being held Tuesday on two counts of aggravated assault against a...