The father of the man accused by California authorities of abusing his 13 children says he doesn't believe reports that his son and his son's wife chained their children for long periods and let them shower only once a year.
A black man shot by a police officer who mistook him for a thief as he tried to unlock his own truck has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Dallas suburb where the shooting happened and the since-fired officer.
A former Army soldier was sentenced to 75 years in prison in the fatal shooting of a bystander who tried to make a citizen's arrest in a Dallas-area parking lot after the serviceman shot and wounded his wife.
Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says evidence indicates marines and security guards for a border city mayor were responsible for the 2014 killings of three American siblings and a Mexican acquaintance.
A tractor trailer attempting to drive up a icy hill in Longview around noon on Tuesday had its wheels begin spinning as it climbed the hill and began to slide backwards down the hill. Facebook user Kristy Boyd caught the frightening scene on camera.
Prescotte Stokes IIIpstokes@star-telegram.com
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