Texas

Cops Save Armed Suspect from Burning Car in Dramatic Video

Police officers in Fort Worth, Texas, went “above and beyond the call of duty,” a Sergeant said, by running towards a burning car to save an armed robbery suspect who tried to flee. The dramatic rescue was caught on body cam video. The July 16 incident began when a burglary was reported at a home. While suspects were removing property…

Texas Father and Son Killed in Nice Attack

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Texas Father Arrested in Death of His 6-Month-Old Daughter Left in Hot Car

This photo provided by the Collin County Sheriff’s Department shows Michael Thedford, The North Texas man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of his 6-month-old daughter who was found unconscious in the heat of the car interior outside the family home. Thedford was booked into the Collin County Jail after the incident June 21, 2016. Collin County Sheriff’s…

Small Plane Crash-Lands Onto the Roof of a Houston Warehouse

A small plane crash-landed on top of a warehouse in Houston, Texas, late Sunday night, causing minor injuries to the pilot and heavy damage to the aircraft, according to the Houston Police Department. “The pilot stated he ran out of gas,” Jodie Silva, a spokesperson for the Houston Police Department, told ABC News today. “He had a cut to his…

Armed Hostage-Taker at Texas Walmart Shot and Killed by Police

An “armed” man took an unknown number of hostages in a Texas Walmart today before he was fatally shot by police. The suspect was shot by a member of the Amarillo Police Department SWAT team, and the initial investigation shows the incident was a workplace violence event, according to police. The hostages inside are safe, police said. Suspect has been…

Pastor Who Accused Whole Foods of Slur on Cake Drops Lawsuit

A gay Texas pastor who sued Whole Foods alleging that a cake he bought from the grocer had an anti-gay slur written on it in icing has dropped his lawsuit. Jordan Brown of Austin issued an apology on Monday, saying he was “wrong to pursue this matter and use the media to perpetuate this story.” Whole Foods vigorously denied the…

Grammy-Winning Tejano Star Emilio Navaira Dies in Texas

Emilio Navaira Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira (nah-VY’-rah) has died in South Texas. He was 53. Police in New Braunfels said in a statement Tuesday that preliminary results indicate the entertainer died of natural causes. Officers were dispatched to a home in the city Monday night after relatives reported finding Navaira not breathing. He was pronounced dead at a hospital…

Texas executes “Vampire” Killer

The convicted killer said he drank the boy's blood after beating the seventh-grader with a pipe and slitting his throat

// // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // // HUNSTVILLE, TX — A South Texas man has been executed for the 1998 slaying of a 12-year-old boy whose blood the convicted killer said he drank after beating the seventh-grader with…