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Texas sheriff's deputy charged with murder of girlfriend

Sep. 15, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

DENTON, Texas (AP) — A North Texas sheriff's deputy has been arrested and charged with murder and evidence tampering in the death of his girlfriend, police said. Denton officers on Monday arrested Tarrant County Sheriff’s deputy Jay Allen Rotter following an investigation into the death last month...

North Texas' Tre Siggers (15) takes the handoff from Jason Bean (5) during the first half against Houston Baptist in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Denton, Texas. (Al Key/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)

Fine replacement: Bean 4 TDs as UNT beats HBU 57-31 to open

Sep. 5, 2020 11:39 PM EDT

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Bean threw three touchdowns and ran for another one in his first start for North Texas, and the Mean Green set a school record with 721 total yards in a 57-31 win over FCS team Houston Baptist on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. Jaelon Darden had three TD...

UNT QBs coach charged for improper relationship at prep job

Sep. 4, 2020 4:18 PM EDT

DENTON, Texas (AP) — First-year North Texas quarterbacks coach Tate Wallis was free on bond Friday after his arrest on charges of having an improper relationship with a student while in his previous job at a high school. Wallis was arrested Thursday on two counts of improper relationship between a student...

This photo provided by the Alexandria Sheriff's Office, in Virginia, shows John William Kirby Kelley. Kelley, a former Old Dominion University student who targeted his school with a fake bomb threat so he could skip class, has pleaded guilty to a swatting conspiracy that ended up encompassing a neo-Nazi leader and others who targeted a Black church, a news outlet and a Cabinet secretary. (Alexandria Sheriff's Office via AP)

Ex-student pleads to swatting conspiracy with neo-Nazi

Jul. 21, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Old Dominion University student who targeted his school with a fake bomb threat so he could skip class has pleaded guilty to a swatting conspiracy that ended up encompassing a neo-Nazi leader and others who targeted a Black church, a news outlet and a Cabinet secretary. John...