Deputies from Chambers County Sheriff’s Office rescued animals stranded at a flooded shelter in Hankamer, Texas, on Monday, August 28. Appeals to save the animals at Tall Tails Animal Rescue went viral on social media with photos of dogs standing in floodwater inside their cages. “Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne reports that all the animals have been rescued from the Tall Tails kennel in Hankamer, Texas,” said Chambers County Sheriff’s Office in a statement shared via Facebook. “The animals, along with the owner of the kennel, Kevin Miller, were successfully rescued via air boat.”
The family of Dallas Police Officer Patrick Zamarripa, as well as the families of four other Dallas Police and DART officers killed one year ago in downtown Dallas, were honored at the dedication of the Dallas Circle of Heroes Memorial.
Teachers across Texas, including hundreds in the Alliance/AFT union in the Dallas area, headed to Austin on Monday to lobby lawmakers on educators' needs and participate in a rally at the State Capitol.
An injured veteran Clay Luthy and his 10-year-old golden retriever Charlotte have both been hired at Lowe's in Abilene, Texas. Luthy has had five surgeries on his knees and can't bend his left leg. But with Charlotte's help, he can work with her at his side -- and the pair have become customer favorites at their store.
The injured animal was wedged inside a drainage pipe in a new residential development 35 miles outside of Houston. The alligator snapping turtle was saved by fire-rescue crews and is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center.
Lubbock Police released this dashcam and body camera video on Friday of a driver who was asleep at the wheel. When they approached and tried to wake him by pounding on his window, he sped off and slammed into a power pole, triggering an explosion.
Surveillance video shows a suspect on the north side of the University of Texas football stadium. Austin police are asking for help in identifying the person whom they believe was involved in the death of Haruka Weiser.
This dash cam video from the controversial traffic stop was released Tuesday by the Texas Department of Public Safety. The confrontation between Sandra Bland and DPS trooper Brian Encinia begins at about 8:35. CAUTION: The video contains graphic and obscene language. Bland was found hanging in her cell after she was jailed.