Texas Jail Inmate's Escape Thwarted By Sprinkler SystemInvestigators in San Antonio say an inmate tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell but was caught after setting off a sprinkler system.
Arlington Police Officer Arrested On Family Violence ChargesAn Arlington police officer was arrested and charged with Assault Bodily Injury - Family Violence for an alleged incident that happened while he was off-duty.
Indictment: Former Mayor Supported Developer In Exchange For SexFormer Mayor of Richardson Laura Gibbs Maczka and a developer were charged in a multi-count federal indictment.
Grand Jury To Hear Charges Against Cowboys LB Damien WilsonA grand jury will apparently hear scaled-back charges against Dallas Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson.
High School Teacher Charged With Possession Of Child PornographyRichardson Police executed a warrant Friday morning at the home of Anna High School teacher Lee Whitehead, following a tip about child pornography.
US Prosecutors Told To Push For More, Harsher PunishmentsAttorney General Jeff Sessions is telling the nation's federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against most suspects. That is sure to send more people to prison and for much longer terms by triggering mandatory minimum sentences.
Irving Man Charged In Child Abuse Case That Left 1-Year-Old DeadIrving police have arrested a man after a 1-year-old in his care, died under suspicious circumstances.
Judge Issues Gag Order In Case Of Slain, Mentally-Disabled TeenA West Texas judge has issued a gag order in the case of a pregnant, mentally disabled teen found slain with her uterus removed.
Bill Cosby Charged With Sexually Assaulting WomanBill Cosby was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman at his home 12 years ago — the first criminal charges brought against the comedian out of the torrent of allegations that destroyed his good-guy image as America's Dad.
Everyone Loves Same-Day Delivery, Until They Have To PayEveryone likes the idea of same-day delivery. But who wants to pay for it? That's the problem merchants face as the busy holiday shopping season approaches.
House Committee Hears 7 Bills Easing Truancy PunishmentsHouse lawmakers are hearing seven bills aimed at easing truancy laws a week after an advocacy group reported that Texas prosecutes twice as many teens for unexcused absences than all other states combined.