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Dallas Animal Services is investigating whether four dogs were incorrectly euthanized. On December 30, an owner surrendered the dogs to animal officers hoping to find them a better home. Dallas animal activists said they helped with the process, and were promised the dogs —...
The Victoria police officer who used a Taser on a 73-year-old man after a traffic stop last month was fired Monday following an internal affairs investigation, a police department spokesperson said. Officer Nathaniel Robinson pulled over Peter Vasquez for an expired registration...
The Bexar County Sheriff's Office says a tiny home that was reported stolen five days before Christmas has been found. The sheriff's office said over the weekend that the 228-square-foot mobile home owned by Casey Friday was discovered on a San Antonio property. The San Antonio...
The city of El Paso is collecting food donations as a way to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and his efforts. The El Paso Times reports the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Canned Food Drive will start Monday. It will last through Jan. 19, which is the federal holiday...
The first full week of 2015 is a big one for Texas in front of a federal appeals court. Both the state ban on gay marriage and tough new Texas abortion restrictions are being tackled this week by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Oral arguments in both cases follow rulings...
DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say three people are dead and a fourth is undergoing surgery after an early morning shooting in Dallas. Dallas police spokesman Chinh Le said officers Sunday discovered the four victims, all with gunshot wounds, in the southeast fringe of the city. Two...
Some Texas lawmakers say prescription drugs can be bettered monitored by moving the state's database out of the Department of Public Safety. The Austin American-Statesman ( http://bit.ly/1D7esLL ) reports that House and Senate committees that studied the issue recommend that the...
One of the biggest attractions in Texas is ditching a dirty routine for 2015: the annual draining and cleaning of the San Antonio River Walk. City officials say the usual January scrub down that greeted unsuspecting tourists with unsightly views of sunken trash and mud is no...
The first new district attorney in Hidalgo County since 1983 says he will keep his pledge for a public corruption task force in the Rio Grande Valley community beset by scandal. Former state district Judge Ricardo Rodriguez says one of his top priorities will be holding elected...