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More time granted for Texas baby before life support halted

Nov. 19, 2019 7:46 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas family that disagrees with a Fort Worth hospital’s plan to take a 9-month-old girl off life support has been given more time to find a facility to take her. Texas Right to Life, which represents Tinslee Lewis’ family, said a judge Tuesday extended a temporary...

Samuel another TCU double-double in 65-54 win over Air Force

Nov. 19, 2019 1:14 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Samuel became the first TCU player in 25 years with three consecutive double-doubles to start a season, with a career-high 19 points and 11 rebounds in the Horned Frogs’ 65-54 win over Air Force on Monday night. RJ Nembhard added 15 points and five assists while...

Man gets life in prison in kidnapping of 8-year-old in Texas

Nov. 14, 2019 5:02 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man convicted of kidnapping an 8-year-old girl as she walked with her mother along a Texas street has been sentenced to life in prison. A federal judge sentenced 51-year-old Michael Webb on Thursday in Fort Worth. A jury convicted him in September. Webb admitted to the FBI that...

Spotlight on Texas’ ‘10-day rule’ in life support cases

Nov. 13, 2019 10:57 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas law that gives families 10 days to find a new hospital if they disagree with doctors who decide to take a patient off life support is once again under the spotlight after a judge halted a Fort Worth hospital’s plan to remove a 9-month-old girl from a ventilator against her...

Father of black woman killed by white Texas officer dies

Nov. 10, 2019 12:14 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The father of a black woman fatally shot by a white police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas, home has died. A spokesman for Marquis Jefferson, Bruce Carter, tells the Dallas Morning News that the father of Atatiana Jefferson suffered a heart attack and died Saturday night at a...

Bane 26 points, TCU opens season with 83-62 win over D3 team

Nov. 7, 2019 10:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Preseason All-Big 12 guard Desmond Bane hadn't had a chance yet to see the highlight play from TCU's season opener. His teammates sure enjoyed watching it live. After Southwestern got within three points on the first shot after halftime, the Horned Frogs scored 15 in a row —...

Prosecutors: Cop charged in shooting had disciplinary flaws

Nov. 6, 2019 7:20 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former Texas police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year had a disciplinary record with his department that showed "bad character," prosecutors said. Bau Tran, 36, was fired from the Arlington Police Department after the Sept. 1,...

Texas cop who shot woman was critiqued for 'tunnel vision'

Nov. 6, 2019 5:37 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot a black woman in her home last month had been critiqued in a 2018 performance review for missing calls for help over the radio and sometimes having "tunnel vision." Aaron Dean's supervisor commended him in his most recent...

Jury convicts Texas man in shooting, beheading of roommate

Nov. 5, 2019 7:52 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A jury has found a North Texas man guilty of capital murder in the fatal shooting and beheading of his roommate and fatal shooting of the roommate's 17-year-old girlfriend as she tried to flee. The Tarrant County jury deliberated for more than five hours in Fort Worth before...

Judge issues gag order in Fort Worth officer's murder trial

Oct. 31, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge has issued a gag order in the murder trial of a white Fort Worth police officer who shot a black woman in her home. The order prohibits lawyers and others involved in Aaron Dean's trial from speaking publicly about specifics of the case. Bodycam footage shows Dean shot...