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Police: Abducted Bellmead, Texas Girl Located
UPDATE (9/24/18 8:15 a.m.) The Bellmead Police Department confirmed 11-year-old Katelynn Marie Maldonado has been found safe. Katelyn was reportedly located in her neighborhood shortly after the Amber alert was issued. No other information has been released at this time...
Texas Baby Dies After Being Left in Hot Car
A 6-month-old South Texas baby has died of a vehicular heatstroke after her father accidentally left her in a hot car while he was at work Wednesday (5/16) afternoon.
Texas Police Save Woman From Sinking Car [Video]
Body camera footage shows police officers rescuing a woman from her sinking vehicle in a suburban Houston lake.
Two North Texas Men Lose Fingers and Feet Due to Flu Complications
The flu epidemic in Texas continues. A Dallas man will have his fingers amputated and a Forth Worth man has had both of his feet and his fingers amputated due to complications from the flu.
Pornographic Malware Discovered in Android Apps For Kids – See the Full List
A new malicious pornographic malware has been discovered hiding inside more than 60 android apps, many designed for kids.
Off-Duty North Texas Police Officer Shoots and Kills Great Dane In Front of Family
A Mansfield, Texas police officer is being investigated for shooting and killing a family's Great Dane Sunday in front of their children as they played outside.
Millions of Credit, Debit Cards May Have Been Stolen in Sonic Drive-In Data Breach
Millions of Sonic Drive-In customers may have had their credit, debit card information stolen.
State Sues Three Texas Businesses Accused of Price Gouging During Hurricane Harvey
The State of Texas did not waste any time going after businesses accused of price gouging customers during Hurricane Harvey.
New Lice Law For Texas Schools Now in Effect
Head lice is a nightmare no parent or child ever wants to experience, yet it's a problem that persists in many schools every year. A new Texas law now determines what public elementary school nurses must do when they discover lice on a child.
117 Children Missing in Texas So Far This Year
Since January 1 of this year, 117 children have gone missing across Texas and have still not been found, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.