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

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

Brittany Smith, the Alabama woman who faces life in prison for killing a man who allegedly raped her twice and attacked her brother
Brittany Smith, the Alabama woman who faces life in prison for killing a man who allegedly raped her twice and attacked her brother

Brittany Smith was indicted with murder for the incident and is now anxiously awaiting to see if the case will proceed to trial

Missing mother's body found in lake 2 months after boyfriend's body was found in another lake few miles away
Missing mother's body found in lake 2 months after boyfriend's body was found in another lake few miles away

The remains were discovered nearly two months after her 28-year-old partner Alfonso Hernandez's body was found at another lake on February 17, just 16 miles away

The US-Mexico border emergency is an 'asylum crisis' more than it is an immigration issue
The US-Mexico border emergency is an 'asylum crisis' more than it is an immigration issue

President Donald Trump is pushing to close the southern border if the situation goes out of hand as over 100,000 immigrants are expected to enter the US in the month of April alone

AFM update: US officials worry paralyzing illness, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, may grow more common
AFM update: US officials worry paralyzing illness, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, may grow more common

Many families say their children have regained at least some movement in affected limbs, but stories of complete recovery are unusual

'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history
'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history

The Texas 7 escaped from John B. Connally Unit on December 13, 2000. Six of them were captured after a month; the seventh killed himself before being captured.

Newborn baby found buried in cemetery flowerpot with her umbilical cord still attached
Newborn baby found buried in cemetery flowerpot with her umbilical cord still attached

The body of the infant was found by the undertaker buried in a pot at Perry Cemetery in Carrollton on March 11 and her mother is yet to be identified

Woman admits she cheated on her husband after DNA tests reveal one of her newborn twins is from another father
Woman admits she cheated on her husband after DNA tests reveal one of her newborn twins is from another father

Mother in China confesses she had had a one-night stand after the DNA tests proved that one of her twins did not belong to her husband.

Mother-of-five who struggled with fertility issues for years donates uterus to help a stranger conceive
Mother-of-five who struggled with fertility issues for years donates uterus to help a stranger conceive

Aprill Lane, 39, says that infertility is a physically and emotionally draining disease that's often misunderstood and hopes that one day she can get to know the recipient better

George W Bush takes a swipe at Trump as he welcomes new US citizens: 'Dial down the rhetoric'
George W Bush takes a swipe at Trump as he welcomes new US citizens: 'Dial down the rhetoric'

Former US president used the naturalization ceremony at the George W Bush Presidential Center in Dallas on Monday to praise the 'blessing' of immigration in the United States

Texas stranger "apologizes" to children before shooting their 9-month-old puppy in the face
Texas stranger "apologizes" to children before shooting their 9-month-old puppy in the face

A man walked up to a group of children and shot their dog, a nine-month-old Labrador named Nolan, in the face for no apparent reason

Family horrified as postman is seen dousing their rescue dog in pepper spray on each visit without provocation
Family horrified as postman is seen dousing their rescue dog in pepper spray on each visit without provocation

Surveillance videos showed the postman spraying something at the poodle's face as he barked from behind a gate causing the dog to rub her face on the pavement in pain

Mother, one-year-old son suffering from genetic skin condition kicked out of American Airlines flight over 'rash'
Mother, one-year-old son suffering from genetic skin condition kicked out of American Airlines flight over 'rash'

Jordan Flake and her one-year-old son Jackson were not allowed to take an American Airlines flight citing a rare, genetic skin disease that the mother and son suffered from

Man caught on camera duct-taping clerk, setting customer on fire during robbery at convenience store arrested
Man caught on camera duct-taping clerk, setting customer on fire during robbery at convenience store arrested

The authorities announced the arrest of 40-year-old Robert Thompson in connection to the February 21 robbery at Pitt Stop in Palestine, Texas

Two-year-old girl dies after being whipped with belt and burned by caregivers for wetting herself
Two-year-old girl dies after being whipped with belt and burned by caregivers for wetting herself

Aniyah Darnell, died in Arlington, Texas, in November last year after she suffered from repeated abuse at the hands of 34-year-old Shamonica Jackson and 38-year-old Derick Roberson

Texas big game hunter reportedly paid Pakistani authorities $110,000 to hunt rare Himalayan mountain goat
Texas big game hunter reportedly paid Pakistani authorities $110,000 to hunt rare Himalayan mountain goat

The money was paid to authorities who oversee a state-run conservation program aimed at reducing poaching of the wild Astore Markhor, the national animal of Pakistan

Couple arrested after 4 starving children found covered in poo with two of them locked in dog cage
Couple arrested after 4 starving children found covered in poo with two of them locked in dog cage

While two of the children were found cooped up in a locked dog cage, the other two were found smeared with feces and urine in a barn.

Texas councilman Scott Dunn apologizes after he was slammed on social media for calling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 'bimbo'
Texas councilman Scott Dunn apologizes after he was slammed on social media for calling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 'bimbo'

Richardson City Councilman Scott Dunn had responded to a tweet from the congresswoman by writing: 'The embarrassment is to have bimbos like you with nothing between your ears.'

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