Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, but doctors concluded that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly released documents from the Veterans Health Administration. Micah Johnson had sought…

Sentencing set for man accused of helping plot Texas attack

PHOENIX (AP) - A Sept. 15 sentencing date has been set for an Arizona man convicted of supporting the Islamic State terrorist group and helping to plot an attack at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas. Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem was accused of providing the guns used at the event in suburban Dallas in 2015 and hosting two friends who were

Sigma Nu fraternity student dies of drug overdose at Texas A&M

Police say a preliminary investigation has determined that a Texas A&M University student found unresponsive at a fraternity house died of a drug overdose. College Station police said in a statement that the unidentified 19-year-old was found early Saturday at the Sigma Nu fraternity. The student, who was a member of

Study: Texas has "unusual" increase in pregnancy-related deaths

Texas has seen an “unusual,” dramatic increase in the number of women who died from pregnancy-related causes in the past five years, according to a new study. The state’s rate of maternal mortality nearly doubled between 2010 and 2014, according to research published by the medical journal "Obstetrics and Gynecology." Although maternal

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Feds propose endangered tag for Texas hornshell mussel

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Federal officials have proposed designating the Texas hornshell as endangered to protect the freshwater mussel that's also found in New Mexico.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced the recommendation and sought public input about…

11 August 2016 [07:42 AM]
Infant's death is first Zika-related fatality in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Texas reported its first Zika-related death Tuesday after a baby girl whose mother traveled to El Salvador while pregnant died shortly after birth in a suburban Houston hospital. The girl, who died a few weeks ago, had…

10 August 2016 [07:40 AM]
Dallas-based AT&T to pay nearly $7.8M in 'cramming' cases

DALLAS (AP) - AT&T has agreed to pay nearly $7.8 million to settle government allegations of unauthorized third-party charges for directory assistance services not provided. The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced the settlement with the Dallas-based telecommunications giant. Billing…

09 August 2016 [08:06 AM]
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