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Grease Fire Blamed For Blaze Along San Antonio River Walk

(AP) – Authorities say hundreds of shoppers and hotel guests were safely evacuated after a grease fire at a mall along the San Antonio River Walk poured thick smoke into the tourist area. San Antonio Fire Department officials say nobody was hurt in the midday blaze Tuesday that was contained after several hours.   Officials say […]

Officer Turns Himself In After Being Charged In Death

(AP) – A Dallas police officer has been released on bond after being indicted on a count of aggravated assault in the shooting death of a woman. Christopher Hess turned himself at the Dallas County jail Monday and was released after posting a $250,000 bond. He’s been placed on administrative leave. The 39-year-old officer is […]

Warrant: Texas Man Person Of Interest In 1988 Death Of Teens

(AP) – Investigators say a man recently arrested on a drug charge is a person of interest in the 1988 shooting deaths of two West Texas teenagers. A search warrant obtained by the San Angelo Standard-Times says hair, fingernails and other items found in the San Angelo home of 47-year-old John Cyrus Gilbreath link him […]

Federal Judge Considers Fate Of Texas ‘sanctuary cities’ Law

(AP) – A federal judge is considering whether a new Texas “sanctuary cities” crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia on Monday appeared interested in how the law signed by Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and scheduled to take effect in September would be enforced. The measure lets […]

2nd City Official Resigns Over Clash With Texas Beauty Queen

(AP) – A Northeast Texas school board member has resigned a day after a police chief stepped down following a confrontation the two had with a woman who was Miss Black Texas 2016. Commerce board member Michael Beane resigned Tuesday, citing a backlash and threats against him for his role in the May clash with […]

Couple Kept Adoptive Son, 14, In Wooden Shack

(AP) – Authorities have arrested a Central Texas couple on allegations that they kept their adoptive son in a wooden shack without air conditioning and limited access to food. An arrest warrant issued by the Bell County sheriff’s office shows 62-year-old Warner Stadler and 58-year-old Suzanne Stadler were arrested Friday on charges that include child […]

Federal Judge Considers Fate Of Texas ‘sanctuary cities’ Law

(AP) – A federal judge is considering whether a new Texas “sanctuary cities” crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia on Monday appeared interested in how the law signed by Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and scheduled to take effect in September would be enforced. The measure lets […]

Southwest Flight Diverted After Woman Attempts To Open Door

(AP) – Authorities say a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Houston was diverted after a passenger became disruptive and attempted to open an exterior door while the plane was in the air. Southwest Flight 4519 was diverted Sunday to the Texas Gulf coast city of Corpus Christi where the passenger was removed.  John […]

Mom On Facebook While Baby Drowns In Filling Bathtub

(AP) – A 21-year-old North Texas woman is jailed on charges of injury to a child after authorities say she was messaging on Facebook rather than focusing on her 8-month-old daughter in a filling bathtub where the baby drowned. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports three other small children of Cheyenne Summer Stuckey are in the […]

Texas Mom Charged In Deaths Of 2 Children Found In Hot Car

(AP) – Texas authorities say a 25-year-old woman has been charged in the deaths of her two children who were found inside a hot car last month outside the family’s home. Deputies in Parker County in North Texas say Cynthia Marie Randolph initially said her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son locked themselves in the car, […]