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Zombie Social Security numbers threaten agency

Six and a half million dead Americans could be, at this very moment, opening bank accounts, drawing paychecks and applying for credit cards from beyond the grave. It's not the premise of the latest horror movie.

Dallas teen arrested in fatal shooting of Iraqi immigrant watching first snowfall

A 17-year-old male fatally shot an Iraqi man watching his first snowfall in his new American hometown, targeting him and then continuing to fire as the immigrant rushed to get inside, Dallas police said Friday.

Listeria outbreak linked to Blue Bell products

The FDA today issued a consumer advisory about certain Blue Bell ice cream products made in Texas.

Yu Darvish's season over before it begins

Friday in Surprise Arizona, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish announced he will undergo Tommy John surgery. This will effectively end his season before it begins, and could possibly affect his 2016 campaign.

IT'S OFFICIAL: DeMarco Murray agrees to terms with Philadelphia Eagles

Former Cowboys star running back DeMarco Murray has agreed to a deal with Dallas' NFC East rival, the Philadelphia Eagles.

Texas legislators debate ridding state of Daylight Saving Time

Texas state legislators are debating a bill Wednesday that would end Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Texas. State Rep. Dann Flynn of district two in East Texas co-authored the bill.

Texas legislators meet to discuss dog encounter training for authorities

Texas legislators will meet Tuesday to discuss mandatory dog encounter training for law enforcement.

Texas nearly out of execution drug

Texas is nearly out of its lethal injection drug. If scheduled executions this Wednesday and the next go forward, the state will have completely exhausted its supply of pentobarbital.

Iraqi immigrant watching his first snowfall shot and killed, Dallas police say

An Iraqi man watching his first snowfall in his new American hometown was shot and killed by an unknown assailant, according to Dallas police. Authorities have stepped up patrols in the neighborhood where Ahmed Al-Jumaili lived -- and died -- in

Countdown to Opening Day: Rangers' minor league affiliates

A career in major league baseball doesn't typically begin in the big leagues, it begins in the minor leagues.