Changes Weighed To Federal Program For Ailing, Aging InmatesThe federal panel that sets sentencing policy is weighing changes to a program that permits an early prison release for certain elderly and sick inmates.
FCC Chairman Recommends OK Of $48.5B AT&T-DirecTV DealThe head of the Federal Communications Commission has recommended approving AT&T's $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV. The deal would create the country's largest provider of cable or satellite TV.
Feds Probing Possible Airline Collusion That Kept Fares HighThe argument is that with recent airline mergers, there's no pressure for them to expand. And they can simply charge us more to set foot on their planes.
Justice Department Investigating Potential Airline CollusionA document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high.
7 North Texans Arrested In Nationwide Medicare Fraud RoundupA national crackdown on Medicare fraud loops into North Texas and snags seven suspects, including two doctors and a registered nurse.
City Of Dallas & DPD Facing Federal Civil Rights ComplaintThere could be problems ahead for the Dallas Police Department. Leaders with a local organization say they’re preparing to file a federal civil rights complaint against the force and the City of Dallas.
Former Plano ISD Employee Embezzled Millions From DistrictA former Plano School District security manager, who was hired to keep kids safe, stole millions from the district.
Tarrant County Family Grieves Loss Of Soldier Who Died In AfghanistanA Tarrant County family is grieving the loss of a son and soldier, killed on active duty six days ago.
Man Sentenced To 78 Months For Possessing Child PornographyKenneth David Greer, 42, of North Richland Hills, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John McBryde to 78 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in March 2013 to one count of possession of child pornography.
Parents File Suit Over "Inconsistent" Penalties For Truant StudentsCruel and unusual. That's how a group of parents is describing the punishment for truant students at several Dallas-area schools, and they’ve filed a lawsuit to stop it.
Authorities Examine Slain Prosecutor's CasesIt was Mark Hasse’s job to take down criminals, and he went after some of the worst. Now investigators say they are reviewing the cases he prosecuted, for possible clues into his murder.
Colleyville Businessman Sentenced To 15 Months For FraudEdward Gayowski, 58, of Colleyville has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison following his guilty plea to one count of wire fraud against his former employer.