An illegal immigrant tied up a Texas woman, forced her into her car and tried to drive off with her on Wednesday, but the woman was able to escape and eventually helped lead authorities to her suspected attacker, officials said. The man was not identified, and it was unknown how long he had been in the U.S. or what country he comes from. A media relations person was not available on Sunday to... View details ⇨
A sixth-grader in Massachusetts was served by police with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop. The mother of 11-year-old Autumn Blanchard told the Cape Cod Times her daughter received three pink no-trespass notices from the Harwich Police Department on March 2.
Davis was a private assigned as a radio telephone operator when he was knocked down by a large piece of shrapnel during the Battle of the Bulge. The radio on his back protected him, but the German artillery barrage knocked down a tree that fell on Davis, injuring his spine. He was paralyzed from the waist down for three weeks and ultimately rejoined his unit in Germany. Davis was told long ago... View details ⇨
Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas -- who were once allegedly caught kissing in a classroom -- haven’t been seen since March 13. But as officials continue their hunt for the pair, new evidence is emerging to show a “romantic” relationship developed between them prior to the disappearance.
Revamped technical efforts and nearly $20 million in improvements should help avoid prior glitches as standardized testing begins this week, Texas Education Agency officials say. The upgrades are meant to solve previous online problems with the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR. The exams help determine whether students get promoted or graduate
There is growing fear in the immigrant community of Austin, Texas as President Donald J. Trump's immigration and executive orders go into effect. And as more than 50 Austin area residents were detained in Immigration And Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation raids last month, a growing number of churches in the Austin Sanctuary Network are volunteering to offer physical shelter or support to... View details ⇨
Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub after a dispute broke out among several men, killing one man and injuring 15 other people, authorities said. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac identified the deceased as 27-year-old O'Bryan Spikes.
According to Winchester police, several emergency calls were made at around 2 p.m. about a suspicious man seen wearing a black cape and armed with a sword walking along Papermill Road and South Pleasant Valley Road. Responding officers would arrest 31-year-old Jeremy Putman and charge him for wearing a mask in public.
A famous country music star made her way to Houston, Texas on Friday afternoon for more than just a performance. RaeLynn, who was first introduced on "The Voice," visited Texas Children's Hospital to present the very first donation of $10,000 dollars to The RaeLynn Diabetes Fund.
She's no stranger to Houston or to law enforcement, but Mary Young is new to her role as Texas Southern University police chief. "We hear so many negative things about TSU," says Young. "I want to show them the positive things about TSU. So when the opportunity presented itself, I said, 'Why not?'"
On Facebook earlier this week, Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a video with winners at Special Olympics World Games in Austria. The saved Snapchat video said, "These guys inspire me!" as he talked about how the athletes behind him were winners in the winter games.
Corrections officials adopted new criminal sentencing rules on Friday that aim to trim California's prison population by 9,500 inmates after four years. They include steps like reducing inmates' sentences up to six months for earning a college degree and by up to a month each year for participating in self-help programs such as alcohol and substance abuse support groups and counseling, anger... View details ⇨
Organ donation is literally a gift of life, and one Valley mother perhaps understands that better than many others, even though her daughter recently passed away. On Wednesday, Jordan Drake's mother honored her daughter's memory, at the Arizona State Capitol in Downtown Phoenix. Drake was the recipient of a donor heart, and lived for three more years, as a result of that life-saving gift.