Texas wild canines found to have link to endangered red wolf

DALLAS (AP) — Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carry a substantial amount of red wolf genes. The finding has led to a ...

Report: Driver fatigue contributed to deadly Texas bus crash

DALLAS (AP) — A bus driver with "acute sleep deficit" failed to stay in his lane and caused his vehicle to careen out of control, resulting in a wreck that killed nine people and injured nearly 40 oth...

FBI: Man confessed to 90 killings in effort to move prisons

DALLAS (AP) — A 78-year-old inmate who says he killed more than 90 people as he moved around the country for nearly four decades offered his confessions as a bargaining chip to be moved from a Califor...

Inmate confesses to 90 deaths; investigators corroborate 30

DALLAS (AP) — A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide spanning nearly four decades, and inves...

Texas requires large schools to report player concussions

DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's biggest effort to track brain injuries a...

All 15 Texas Catholic dioceses to name accused priests

DALLAS (AP) — All 15 Catholic dioceses in Texas will release early next year the names of clergy who have been "credibly accused" of sexual abuse of a minor, the Diocese of Dallas said in a statement ...

Ballistic vests part of the uniform for more firefighters

DALLAS (AP) — Houston officials will spend up to $1.4 million to purchase ballistic vests for firefighters as they join a growing number of cities buying the vests to better protect firefighters who a...

Dallas police respond to shooting with proactive approach

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police swiftly admitted that a white officer who shot a black man in his own apartment last week had made a mistake. They expressed contrition, turned the case over to independent...

Dallas leaders' proactive stance tamps down shooting protest

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas leaders swiftly admitted that a white officer who shot a black man in his own apartment last week had made a mistake. They expressed contrition, launched an independent investigat...

Texas woman whose child is missing had son who was killed

DALLAS (AP) — A woman who lives at a Texas home where the body of a young child was found buried in a flower garden had a son who was fatally beaten more than a decade ago, officials said Monday. ...

Report: Harvey's 5-day rainfall in Texas unprecedented in US

DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. has never experienced the amount of rainfall across such a vast area as that brought by Hurricane Harvey when it struck Texas, according to a report released this week. ...

Texas Border Patrol agent charged in deaths of woman, child

DALLAS (AP) — Texas authorities say a supervisor for the U.S. Border Patrol killed a woman and her 1-year-old child before calling 911 claiming to have discovered the bodies near a city park. ...

AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallen

DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. ...

Texas scraps some toll roads while other states add more

DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials have recently moved to scrap tolls on several highways for the first time in 40 years, bucking a national trend toward more tolls on mostly urban roadways to shift the co...

Dallas offers cautionary tale as it moves to fix 911 woes

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas has been experiencing disruptions in its 911 service that began in October and at one point last week resulted in 360 calls being placed on hold. More dispatchers have been assign...