{FD} Iraqi refugee who wanted to bomb Texas malls for ISIS is sentenced

An Iraqi refugee who authorities say wanted to set off bombs at two Houston malls has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for trying to help the Islamic State group.

{FD} 5-year-old Texas church shooting victim wishes for Christmas cards

One of the youngest survivors of last month’s Sutherland Springs church shooting is requesting holiday cards be sent to him this Christmas as he continues to recover from the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

{FD} Mom accused of subjecting son to 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeries

A Texas mother is in jail after hospital staff sounded alarm over a boy who had been seen 323 times at various medical centers and undergone 13 major surgeries in his eight years of life.

{FD} California man gets life in prison for ‘near-decapitation’ of wealthy boyfriend in crime judge calls ‘shockingly evil’

A 27-year-old California ex-porn star was sentenced Monday to life behind bars for brutally murdering his wealthy older boyfriend in 2015 in order to get his multi-million dollar inheritance.

{FD} Millennials partly to blame for police officer shortage, Dallas police chief says

A shortage of police officers in the nation’s ninth-largest city has the city’s top cop looking for new strategies to fill open positions — while dealing with the “challenge” of the millennial generation.

{FD} Baby born from mother with ****** transplant delivered in Texas hospital

In what some Texas doctors are describing as a “breakthrough in medical research,” a baby was recently born from a mother who had a uterine transplant, the medical center said on Friday. The delivery of the child is believed to be the first of its kind in the U.S.