Texas

  • ‘Tourniquet Killer’ executed in Texas for 1992 strangling

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) – Texas carried out the nation’s first execution of 2018 Thursday evening, giving lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston’s “Tourniquet Killer” because of his signature murder technique on four female victims. Anthony Allen Shore was put to death for one of those slayings,...
  • Amazon makes an announcement on the 20 cities that could have their 2nd headquarters

    Amazon named 20 finalists in the race to win its second headquarters Thursday, narrowing the pool of cities and states competing to secure an expected 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment. They are: Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Boston, MA Chicago, IL Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Denver, CO Indianapolis, IN Los Angeles,...
  • 6 year old boy shot in church massacre released from the hospital

    A little boy who was shot in the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church massacre is set to return home today — riding through town on a fire truck — after more than two months in the hospital. On Nov. 5, a gunman stormed the rural First Baptist Church, leaving 26...
  • Shoppers attracked to Ten Commandment, not protestors

    Ten Commandment monuments erected in Alabama, Oklahoma and New Mexico have brought lawsuits and removals. But when an 800-pound granite tablet engraved with “Thou shalts” and “Thou shalt nots” went up in a suburban Dallas shopping mall just before New Year’s, not a protester was in sight. The difference, of...
  • More than 4,000 people have had the flu in Texas so far

    Related Coverage AUSTIN (KXAN) – Flu season hit Texas early this year, and the number of cases across the state increased again this week. The flu is considered to be widespread in Texas, according to the Department of State Health Services. Hospital laboratories across Texas that voluntarily report influenza...
  • Chick-fil-As owners host fundraiser for fallen Texas officer

    Law enforcement officers are being urged to keep their head on a swivel and their foot off the accelerator after a new report reveals the leading causes of on-duty deaths. On Thursday customers at the Chick-fil-A in San Marcos dined with a purpose. “What happened to him was very...
  • Four-year-old Texas boy is crushed to death by a treehouse on Christmas Eve

    Young boy from Texas died after a treehouse collapsed on him on Christmas Eve Kade Contreras, 4, was playing outside in the garden when the tragedy occurred His mother Courtney Contreras revealed the heartbreaking news on Facebook His parents took him off life support after he showed no brain activity...
  • Video: Child has 13 major surgeries after mom faked his illness

    An 8-year-old Dallas boy may have endured hundreds of unnecessary doctor visits and more than a dozen pointless surgeries, after police believe his mother faked multiple illnesses, CBS DFW reports. Kaylene Bowen-Wright is charged with injury to a child and was jailed on $150,000 bond, the station reports. An investigation...
  • Air Force implementing new procedures after Texas shooting

    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said Wednesday that the military branch has implemented new procedures for reporting on criminal cases to the FBI one month after a veteran who shouldn’t have been able to purchase firearms killed 26 people in Texas. Wilson told the Senate Judiciary Committee that local...