Missing 18-month-old Texas toddler found dead in landfill a day after being abducted from home in middle of night
Missing 18-month-old Texas toddler found dead in landfill a day after being abducted from home in middle of night

Dallas police said they had arrested Sendrick Johnson, 27, on Thursday and charged him with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury

Billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at his Dallas home aged 89
Billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at his Dallas home aged 89

Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best showings by an independent candidate in the past century, died early Tuesday

4-year-old forgotten in SUV on summer day died as his body temperature soared to 110 degrees, mother arrested
4-year-old forgotten in SUV on summer day died as his body temperature soared to 110 degrees, mother arrested

Kaysen Neyland was found unresponsive inside an SUV parked in the driveway of his family's Providence Village home, nearly 10 miles east of Denton, on June 20

Los Angeles Angels refute claims pitcher Tyler Skaggs died of a drug overdose in Texas hotel
Los Angeles Angels refute claims pitcher Tyler Skaggs died of a drug overdose in Texas hotel

The pitcher was found unresponsive in his hotel room near Dallas on Monday, just two days after his conclusive performance for the LA Angels

Man accused of murdering Mackenzie Lueck, 23, was banned from Utah State University campus in 2012 for stealing an iPad
Man accused of murdering Mackenzie Lueck, 23, was banned from Utah State University campus in 2012 for stealing an iPad

He had stopped attending class there the year before but continued to sleep on residence hall couches and keep things in a janitor's closet, police said.

Man held for murder of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck allegedly raped colleague, abused and threatened wife
Man held for murder of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck allegedly raped colleague, abused and threatened wife

The former colleague, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was reportedly engaging in consensual sex with Ajayi before she told him she wanted to stop. However, she claimed he refused and continued having sex with her anyway

Suspect in Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's murder was abusive, slashed estranged with butcher's knife: Report
Suspect in Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's murder was abusive, slashed estranged with butcher's knife: Report

The estranged wife of Ayoola Ajayi, who is accused of killing 23-year-old University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck, has now come out and spoken about their troubled relationship

10 dead in horror plane crash at Texas airport as private jet suddenly flies into a hangar and explodes
10 dead in horror plane crash at Texas airport as private jet suddenly flies into a hangar and explodes

The Beechcraft BE-350 King Air hit an unoccupied hangar soon after 9 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The hangar burst into flames and black smoke billowed from the building as firefighters sprayed on water to contain the blaze.

Serial killer who killed 12 elderly Dallas women suspected of murdering 6 more residents in senior living home, states lawsuit
Serial killer who killed 12 elderly Dallas women suspected of murdering 6 more residents in senior living home, states lawsuit

Chermirmir, an alleged serial killer and an illegal immigrant, was arrested in 2018. He has been accused of 12 murders and is now being accused of killing six more.

Thousands converge on Stonewall Inn to celebrate 50 years of riot that galvanized the LGBTQ movement
Thousands converge on Stonewall Inn to celebrate 50 years of riot that galvanized the LGBTQ movement

People from New York and afar came to take photos and share in the legacy of the gay bar where patrons resisted a police raid, sparking protests and longer-term organizing that made the cause of LGBTQ rights considerably more visible.

Sherin Mathews' dad jailed for life after expert rejects his claims that she 'choked to death on milk' before he dumped her body near drain
Sherin Mathews' dad jailed for life after expert rejects his claims that she 'choked to death on milk' before he dumped her body near drain

39-year-old Wesley Mathews was sentenced after pleading guilty to a charge of intentionally and knowingly causing serious bodily injury to a child

Texas woman suffocates her 8-year-old son with a pillow because 'demons told her to sacrifice him'
Texas woman suffocates her 8-year-old son with a pillow because 'demons told her to sacrifice him'

The mother had been charged earlier in an incident last year when police were called to a clothing store off State Highway 183 about a mother who was dragging her son around the store

Texas mom who fatally ran over 3-year-old son with her SUV twice during game of chicken charged
Texas mom who fatally ran over 3-year-old son with her SUV twice during game of chicken charged

Lexi Stagg is being charged with criminally negligent homicide after her 3-year-old child Lord Renfro was hit and run over by her Lincoln Navigator SUV while she was behind the wheel

'I screamed her name': Bride-to-be, 29, killed just three months before wedding after crane crashes into apartment
'I screamed her name': Bride-to-be, 29, killed just three months before wedding after crane crashes into apartment

Eric Ridenhour was just a few steps away from his fiancee Kiersten Smith when a crane crashed onto the five-story Elan City Lights residential building

Federal officers kill masked gunman in shootout after he opens fire on Dallas courthouse
Federal officers kill masked gunman in shootout after he opens fire on Dallas courthouse

The attack began at about 8:40 a.m., and three officers from the Federal Protective Service who were stationed at the building confronted the gunman

Escape at Dannemora: Joyce Mitchell, the tailor who helped two murderers in infamous prison break is denied parole
Escape at Dannemora: Joyce Mitchell, the tailor who helped two murderers in infamous prison break is denied parole

Mitchell was played by Patricia Arquette in the Ben Stiller-directed hit show which aired on Showtime. She was involved in helping murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat escape Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora in June 2015

Man arrested in murders of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman
Man arrested in murders of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman

Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 33, has been charged with three counts of murder in the deaths, including last month's slaying of 23-year-old transgender woman Muhlaysia Booker

Pampers to install 5,000 baby changing tables in men's restrooms after viral image of father struggling to change son's diaper sparks outrage
Pampers to install 5,000 baby changing tables in men's restrooms after viral image of father struggling to change son's diaper sparks outrage

The 'Love the Change' campaign was inspired by a picture taken in October last year when Dante Palmer was shown squatting against a wall in a restroom and using his legs to make a makeshift table to change his son's diaper.

Living With Freedom | After 27 years of being wrongfully incarcerated on rape charges, Johnny Pinchback has finally found the life he deserves
Living With Freedom | After 27 years of being wrongfully incarcerated on rape charges, Johnny Pinchback has finally found the life he deserves

Pinchback was convicted and sentenced for the rape of two teenage girls, who misidentified him in a police lineup, and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. He was shattered, devastated and in disbelief

Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study
Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study

Climate change is projected to increase heat-related mortality in the US, Europe, the Americas, East, and Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and North Africa

1 killed, 5 injured after construction crane topples onto Dallas apartment building during thunderstorm
1 killed, 5 injured after construction crane topples onto Dallas apartment building during thunderstorm

Crews searching the Elan City Lights building found the body of a woman inside after the crane collapsed and ripped a large gash into the side of the five-story structure, stated a fire official

Iowa man dies of heart attack after saving five-year-old daughter from dog that bit the child's face
Iowa man dies of heart attack after saving five-year-old daughter from dog that bit the child's face

The man suffered from several bite wounds to his hands and legs and was one among three people who were attacked by the 'aggressive' dog

Third transgender woman found dead in Dallas, police investigating if the murders are linked
Third transgender woman found dead in Dallas, police investigating if the murders are linked

This is the third instance where the woman was killed but makes it the fourth time when a transgender woman was brutally attacked in Dallas.

Student who was suspended for posting photo with gun on Facebook sues college for 'violating her constitutional rights'
Student who was suspended for posting photo with gun on Facebook sues college for 'violating her constitutional rights'

The student had shared a picture of her and her fiance at a shooting range on Facebook and was suspended as a result

Stepmom set 5-year-old girl's face on fire using alcohol because she wanted to punish the child for yelling
Stepmom set 5-year-old girl's face on fire using alcohol because she wanted to punish the child for yelling

20-year-old Dalia Jiminez now faces a felony injury to a child charge in connection to the incident. She intentionally poured rubbing alcohol on the child's face and used a lighter to set the alcohol on fire.

Texas civilians can carry brass knuckles, clubs for self-defense under new law
Texas civilians can carry brass knuckles, clubs for self-defense under new law

The governor signed a bill that will make it legal for citizens to walk the streets wearing brass knuckles, carrying clubs and wielding “Wild Kat" keychains starting September 1.

Eight super spellers script historic win at Scripps National Spelling Bee championship this year
Eight super spellers script historic win at Scripps National Spelling Bee championship this year

Faced with a dwindling word list and a group of eight spellers that showed no weakness, Scripps gave up and declared them co-champions, the most extraordinary ending in the 94-year history of the competition.

Amber Alert: 4-year-old missing Dallas boy Fermin Fuentes has been found
Amber Alert: 4-year-old missing Dallas boy Fermin Fuentes has been found

The Dallas police have announced that the search for Fermin Fuentes at the location is over. No other details were released.

Dallas police looking for 'hate crime' connection between killing of two transgender women and stabbing of a third
Dallas police looking for 'hate crime' connection between killing of two transgender women and stabbing of a third

A recent murder of a transgender woman in Dallas has sparked the notion that there may be connections between similar instances from the past.

Texas man gets life for killing girlfriend, dismembering her and dissolving body in barrel of chemicals
Texas man gets life for killing girlfriend, dismembering her and dissolving body in barrel of chemicals

The victim, 28-year-old Kasey Rae Nutter filed aggravated assault charges against 50-year-old Kevin Wayne Powell in November 2015 after he tried to strangle her with a wire, suffocate her with a plastic bag and drown her in a shower — all this just a month before her murder

After transgender woman's murder in Dallas, cops investigate rise in transgender killings in the last seven months
After transgender woman's murder in Dallas, cops investigate rise in transgender killings in the last seven months

The Dallas Police will be holding a LGBTQ town hall on Thursday, May 23, as part of the department's outreach to the LGBTQ community

Transgender woman who was attacked by homophobic mob in April found dead with gunshot wound in Dallas
Transgender woman who was attacked by homophobic mob in April found dead with gunshot wound in Dallas

23-year-old Muhlaysia Booker made national headlines after an attack on her was caught on camera. This weekend, police found her dead

Man who smothered elderly woman and robbed her suspected of killing 11 others
Man who smothered elderly woman and robbed her suspected of killing 11 others

46-year-old accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir was indicted on Tuesday, May 14, on five additional counts of capital murder in Collin County and six counts in Dallas County

Dallas Catholic diocese properties raided by police as sexual abuse allegations grow louder
Dallas Catholic diocese properties raided by police as sexual abuse allegations grow louder

A police investigator said that the diocese had failed to reveal the complete picture of the sexual abuse allegations against several priests

Two men from Texas wrongfully convicted of stabbing a man to death declared innocent after 19 years
Two men from Texas wrongfully convicted of stabbing a man to death declared innocent after 19 years

Stanley Mozee and Dennis Lee Allen have been declared "actually innocent"  as of May 11, 2019 after being wrongfully convicted of murder in 2000.

Severe weather causes damage across Arkansas as atmospheric conditions generate powerful storms
Severe weather causes damage across Arkansas as atmospheric conditions generate powerful storms

Emergency responders in Pine Bluff are currently trying to rescue people from an apartment complex just off Idaho Street

Texas bartender charged for serving alcohol to an already-drunk man who later went on a shooting spree leaving 8 people dead
Texas bartender charged for serving alcohol to an already-drunk man who later went on a shooting spree leaving 8 people dead

Lindsey Glass was arrested April 30 and charged with allegedly violating a Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code titled 'Sale to Certain Persons'

Pete Buttigieg heckled several times by homophobic protesters at Texas event; Beto O'Rourke comes to his defense
Pete Buttigieg heckled several times by homophobic protesters at Texas event; Beto O'Rourke comes to his defense

When Buttigieg was speaking at the Dallas County Democratic Party’s Johnson Jordan Dinner, he was interrupted by anti-LGBT+ remarks on over four separate occasions.

UNC Charlotte shooting 'hero' was killed after he jumped on gunman Trystan Terrell to stop him
UNC Charlotte shooting 'hero' was killed after he jumped on gunman Trystan Terrell to stop him

Witnesses revealed that 21-year-old Riley Howell died on Tuesday when he jumped on college dropout Trystan Terrell to try and save others

Dallas officer who shot Botham Jean told 911 dispatcher 19 times that she thought it was her apartment
Dallas officer who shot Botham Jean told 911 dispatcher 19 times that she thought it was her apartment

The 30-year-old officer, who was off duty at the time, alternates between talking to the 911 dispatcher, to Jean, to herself, and then eventually to the responding officers.

Video shows UNC Charlotte shooter Trystan Tyrrell smirking at camera as he is arrested after rampage
Video shows UNC Charlotte shooter Trystan Tyrrell smirking at camera as he is arrested after rampage

22-year-old Trystan Terrell is accused of killing two people and injuring four more after he opened fire in a classroom at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte on Tuesday

Texas woman murdered by ex-boyfriend days before she was due to compete in gruelling Ironman Triathlon
Texas woman murdered by ex-boyfriend days before she was due to compete in gruelling Ironman Triathlon

49-year-old Emily Law was murdered just days after she had filed an emergency protective order against 46-year-old James Freeman, who was shot dead by police

Boy Scouts of America stares at bankruptcy, as more individuals are expected to come forward with sex abuse claims against leaders
Boy Scouts of America stares at bankruptcy, as more individuals are expected to come forward with sex abuse claims against leaders

In New York and elsewhere, lawyers are hard at work recruiting clients to sue the Boy Scouts, alleging they were molested as youths by scoutmasters or other volunteers.


6 people dead as twin-engine plane crashes while preparing to land in Texas
6 people dead as twin-engine plane crashes while preparing to land in Texas

There was a low layer of broken clouds but no rain in the area around the airport at the time of the crash, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Cory Van Pelt

Dallas man arrested for brutally beating transgender woman in possible 'hate crime' attack
Dallas man arrested for brutally beating transgender woman in possible 'hate crime' attack

Dallas police have arrested 29-year-old Edward Thomas for his role in an aggravated assault on a woman described as transgender

Dallas transgender woman brutally beaten by homophobic 'mob' in broad daylight
Dallas transgender woman brutally beaten by homophobic 'mob' in broad daylight

The woman was involved in a minor traffic accident near an apartment complex in Dallas on Friday and the police are investigating the possibility that this was a hate crime

2 killed, several injured as powerful, deadly storms continue to lash southern US
2 killed, several injured as powerful, deadly storms continue to lash southern US

More than 140,000 customers remained without power in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas late Saturday

Georgia girl dies after younger brother accidentally shoots her in the head with handgun inside family car
Georgia girl dies after younger brother accidentally shoots her in the head with handgun inside family car

Millie Drew Kelly was shot in the right side of her head and rushed to the hospital for treatment, but ultimately could not be saved

Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'
Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'

The White House has at least twice considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three people familiar with the idea confirmed Friday — a plan that critics branded as an effort to use migrants as pawns to go after political opponents

Mothers who abort a child will face death penalty if new Texas bill becomes law
Mothers who abort a child will face death penalty if new Texas bill becomes law

The legislation was introduced in the Texas House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee on Tuesday and will allow women to be charged with murder of an unborn child if they undergo an abortion

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