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A North Texas man has been charged with capital murder after police say he sexually assaulted a 67-year-old mental health patient and squeezed her until she died. Forty-nine-year-old Miguel Piedra was being held in the Mansfield jail Friday morning on $500,000 bond. A passerby...
Three Fort Hood soldiers who used their U.S. Army identification or gear to help hide immigrants have been convicted in a South Texas smuggling ring. Eric Alexander Rodriguez of Odem, Brandon Troy Robbins of San Antonio and Christopher David Wix of Abilene face federal prison...
A fired Dallas police officer has been indicted on a manslaughter count in the 2013 death of a bicyclist who was run over by a patrol car while being chased. Bryan Burgess was indicted Thursday in the death of Fred Bradford Jr. Burgess initially was charged with criminally...
A Houston-area woman must serve three years in prison for putting her boyfriend's gun in his son's backpack to get the child in trouble at school. Montgomery County jail records show 28-year-old Heather Hodges of Anderson was being held Friday pending transfer to a Texas prison...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court on Friday sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3½ years in prison after he was found guilty of hacking into a private company handling sensitive information for Danish authorities. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg...
PARIS (AP) — A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio is sending columns of thick black smoke out of more than a dozen windows Photos of the scene Friday afternoon show smoke pouring from the upper stories of the massive Maison de la Radio in the capital's 16th...
DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) — The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous, forming impromptu murals of death that illustrate the price...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court has sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3½ years in prison after he was found guilty of hacking into a private company handling sensitive information for Danish authorities. On Thursday, Gottfrid...
DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) — The posters announcing the deaths of Syrian soldiers are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous, forming impromptu murals of death that illustrate the price supporters of President Bashar Assad are paying to defend his rule...