Texas News Man in custody after 2 Dallas officers, store employee shot

Man in custody after 2 Dallas officers, store employee shot

Man in custody after 2 Dallas officers, store employee shot Two Dallas police officers were critically wounded in a shooting that also injured a home improvement store employee Tuesday, authorities said.The shooting occurred about 4:15 p.m. as officers were escorting a man from the Home Depot in northern Dallas. The two officers and the store …

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Texas News This Selena-inspired Fiesta hat is a hit with singing icon's brother

This Selena-inspired Fiesta hat is a hit with singing icon's brother

This Selena-inspired Fiesta hat is a hit with singing icon's brother The Queen of Tejano and Fiesta is a pairing worth celebrating, and Selena’s brother did just that Friday when he tweeted a photo of a man’s Fiesta hat featuring the late singing icon.A.B. Quintanilla wrote on Twitter, “This is how you start your weekend.” …

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Texas News Truck driver in deadly immigrant smuggling case gets life sentence

Truck driver in deadly immigrant smuggling case gets life sentence

Truck driver in deadly immigrant smuggling case gets life sentence The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison.James Matthew Bradley Jr. pleaded guilty in October to a count of transporting the immigrants resulting in death and a conspiracy …

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Texas News Southwest passenger died after broken plane window nearly sucked her out

Southwest passenger died after broken plane window nearly sucked her out

Southwest passenger died after broken plane window nearly sucked her out For 20 minutes, the Southwest Airlines jet was a normal flight from New York City to Dallas with 149 people aboard.The plane was flying at 32,500 feet Tuesday morning as passengers settled in for the three-hour flight.Suddenly, the alarms blared in the cockpit as …

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Texas News 1 dead after Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines plane apparently blows engine

1 dead after Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines plane apparently blows engine

1 dead after Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines plane apparently blows engine A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at 30,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday, killing a passenger and injuring seven others, authorities said.The plane, a Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas with …

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Texas News West, Texas recovery continues 5 years after plant explosion

West, Texas recovery continues 5 years after plant explosion

West, Texas recovery continues 5 years after plant explosion Head football coach David Woodard, like others in West, lost his home and his place of employment on a Wednesday evening five years ago, when an explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. plant rocked the town, killed 15 and injured hundreds.The Waco Tribune-Herald reports Woodard chose …

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Texas News Baboons used barrel to escape enclosure at Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Baboons used barrel to escape enclosure at Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Baboons used barrel to escape enclosure at Texas Biomedical Research Institute The Texas Biomedical Research Institute is offering an explanation about how four baboons were able to escape the facility on Saturday.According to a press release, the baboons are housed in an open-air enclosure that is surrounded by perimeter walls that are angled inward.The baboons …

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Texas News Report: Texas foster care girls more likely to get pregnant

Report: Texas foster care girls more likely to get pregnant

Report: Texas foster care girls more likely to get pregnant An advocacy group says teens in Texas foster care are five times more likely to become pregnant than other girls statewide.Citing 2017 Texas Department of Family and Protective Services data, a 38-page report released Monday by Texans Care for Children says 332 foster care girls …

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Texas News On the run: Photos show primate running along San Antonio street

On the run: Photos show primate running along San Antonio street

On the run: Photos show primate running along San Antonio street Primate on the run!Pictures sent in by KPRC’s sister station KSAT 12 viewer on Saturday show what appeared to be a primate running along a street near Military Drive between Loop 410 and Highway 151.Texas Biomedical Research Institute confirmed that four of its baboons …

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Texas News Backpage.com pleads guilty to human trafficking in Texas

Backpage.com pleads guilty to human trafficking in Texas

Backpage.com pleads guilty to human trafficking in Texas The company Backpage.com pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas on Thursday and its CEO, Carl Ferrer, has pleaded guilty to money laundering, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Office said in a statement Thursday. This comes less than a week after the Department of Justice shut down …

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