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Dallas runner returning to Boston for marathon

9 hours 18 min ago
The 118th running of the Boston Marathon is set for Monday. A million spectators are expected to line the course to cheer on the second-largest field of runners ever. Karen Owen of Lake Highlands leaves on Sunday; it will be her fourth time running.

At Easter vigil, Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 09:26
The symbolic service commemorates the darkness of the faithful over the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday and their joy and light at his resurrection on Easter Sunday.

Feds reject Texas appeal for ice storm relief aid

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 09:23
North Texas has now been frozen out of federal funds to help recover from December's devastating ice storm that paralyzed the region for days.

Man charged in scare that caused lockdown at Walmart near Galveston

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 09:04
The Walmart in Kemah was placed on lockdown early Saturday as authorities confronted a man who had “unknown devices” attached to his body, police said.

Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken Korean ferry

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 08:21
After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the confirmed death toll to 49.

Wheelchair Motocross trend spreads to North Texas

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 07:30
Luke Acuna, 11, is among dozens of athletes competing for the first time at the Irving Convention Center. All of them are part of an extreme sports competition presented by non-profit RISE Adaptive Sports.

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 07:18
Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

U.S. drone in Yemen kills at least nine al-Qaida members

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 05:38
A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group.

Police: Four dead after car hits taxi in Houston suburb

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:05
Pasadena police spokesman Vance Mitchell said Saturday the impact sounded like an "explosion" to an officer who happened to be nearby. He said there was no fire, but described the accident scene as "horrendous."

Arlington teen killed after falling from moving SUV

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 03:49
Witnesses told in investigators that 17-year-old Lelys Leyva-Monreal was riding with four other people around 2:45 a.m. when she began hanging out the window. She tumbled from the SUV, even though one of her friends attempted to pull her inside.

Suspects in hit-and-run that killed officer's son caught in Florida

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 21:40
Dallas Police Lt. Max Geron said Dagoberto Castanon, 25, and Rogelio Avila, 24, were taken into custody by U.S. Marshals at a trailer park in North Ft. Myers, Fla. around 7 p.m. CST.

Largely Polish congregation celebrating canonization of countryman John Paul II

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 19:40
Father Edward is a proud Pole, just like Pope John Paul II who will be canonized on April 27. When the pope was archbishop of Krakow in the late 1960s, Father Edward remembers going to see him at Mass.

Tailwagger: Meet Dodge

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 19:39
He's just 10 months old and needs a home. Dodge is a large male Hound who was transferred to the SPCA of Texas from another shelter.

Daybreak recipe: Bananas Foster Monkey Bread

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 19:39
Here's a dessert item that combines two classic favorites.

Dallas police officer's two-year-old son gets much-needed transplant

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 19:29
It's been four months since we told you about little Sawyer Jones. The two-year-old desperately needed a heart transplant and was adopted as an infant by a Dallas police officer and his family despite his condition.

Abbott: Armed school employees OK under Texas law

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:04
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren't violating state law.

Dallas police sobriety testing training practices called into question

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:03
The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement has launched an inquiry into the Dallas Police Department’s training practices amid concerns that standards for training police recruits have been lowered, an agency spokeswoman said Friday.

Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 05:16
Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom.

Fire officials: Child ejected from overturned vehicle on U.S. 820

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:47
Fire officials say units were called to the 5600 block of southbound U.S. 820 after calls came in about a child being ejected from an overturned vehicle.

bfont color=#000000VIDEO/font/b Dallas man who climbed Everest talks about avalanche tragedy

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:37
An avalanche on the tallest mountain in the world killed 12 people Thursday in the deadliest disaster ever on Mt. Everest. The victims were all experienced Sherpas, guides who escort climbers up the slopes.