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.