US Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at the West Front

An evergreen from Washington state is now in Washington, D.C. as workers prepare it to become the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. House Speaker John Boehner will preside over the illumination the evening of December 3.

DPS looking for sex offender that fled from a Dallas halfway house

A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a sex offender who fled from a Dallas facility.

Bryan PD investigating aggravated robbery

On November 23, 2013 at 3:15 p.m., officers responded to Radio Shack located at 614 East Villa Maria for a robbery that had just occurred. A male entered the store and demanded money and merchandise.

San Antonio officer charged in patrol car sex assault

San Antonio police want to know if it's happened before.

Rush Limbaugh uses rape analogy to decry filibuster rule change

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh used an analogy about rape Friday to blast this week's decision by the Senate's Democratic majority to change the chamber's filibuster rules despite the unanimous opposition of minority Republicans.

San Antonio officer charged in patrol car sex assault

San Antonio police want to know if it's happened before. They say Officer Jackie Len Neal pulled over a 19-year-old woman during a traffic stop last week, handcuffed her, placed her in the back seat of his patrol car and sexually assaulted her.

Steubenville rape case: 'New developments' to be announced Monday

The Ohio attorney general's office could say Monday whether more charges will be filed in connection with a 2012 rape of a 16-year-old girl that made national headlines.

Mom in N.M. car chase explains why she ran from cops

A mother who sped away from New Mexico State Police with an officer shooting at her minivan said she was trying to protect her children from a "terrifying individual."

Women-led ticket highlights suburban voter efforts

State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte’s announcement on Saturday that she is running for lieutenant governor, adding a second woman to a ticket led by state Sen.

Father, 7-month-old son laid to rest after November 13th shooting

Grieving family and friends packed a New Orleans church Saturday to lay to rest a young father and his seven-month-old son, both victims of street violence in the city.