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Taos Air to relaunch flights to Austin, Dallas in December

Oct. 16, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Taos Air has announced that it will relaunch flights to Austin and Dallas in December, giving some Texans direct access to northern New Mexico for the ski season. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Taos Air will begin direct service Dec. 19 through March 29. The service will link Taos...

Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for woman's killing

Oct. 15, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. But the police chief and activists said the focus was on the wrong gun. Officer Aaron Dean was arrested on a murder charge Monday in the...

Private Dallas university evacuates campus after bomb threat

Oct. 15, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A private university in Dallas canceled classes and evacuated its campus of about 4,800 students after receiving a threatening message that prompted a lockdown. Officials at Dallas Baptist University say a threat of a bomb and coordinated armed attack was received about 1 p.m. Tuesday by a...

No. 19 SMU undefeated with Buechele and others who came home

Oct. 15, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Shane Buechele is having the kind of season so many envisioned after the quarterback started all 12 games as a true freshman in the Big 12 Conference three years ago. While still in Texas, Buechele is closer to home with undefeated No. 19 SMU, where he is among 15 players who were once at...

Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford set for season-ending hip surgery

Oct. 15, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford is set to undergo season-ending hip surgery for an injury that bothered him through the offseason. Crawford, who will go to injured reserve, tried to play through the issue early this season. The eighth-year pro was active for the first two...

Doncic, Porzingis lead way in life after Nowitzki for Mavs

Oct. 15, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks now belong to the young European pairing of Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, and maybe for as long as German superstar Dirk Nowitzki led the franchise while spending a record 21 seasons with the same team. Since Dallas once again fell short trying to add a big name in...

'Smart, ambitious, kind:' Shooting victim a family linchpin

Oct. 15, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Atatiana Jefferson was devoted to her family and had moved into her mother's Fort Worth home earlier this year to help as her mom's health declined, relatives said. With her mother in the hospital, Jefferson and her 8-year-old nephew were the only two people home early Saturday when a police...

Texas officer charged with murder, resigns after shooting

Oct. 14, 2019 11:09 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door was charged with murder on Monday evening after resigning from the force. Aaron Dean, 34, was jailed on $200,000 bond after the...

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

Oct. 14, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who fatally shot a black woman while she was inside her home was arrested Monday and charged with murder. Here's a look at that and other high-profile cases in recent years in which officers were charged in the fatal shootings of black...

Trial to begin of suspect in transgender woman's beating

Oct. 14, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A trial begins this week for a man accused of the savage beating of a Dallas transgender woman who was killed a month later in an unrelated homicide. Jury selection is set for Tuesday and testimony is expected to begin Wednesday in the aggravated assault trial of Edward Dominic Thomas ....