In December, a grand jury chose not to bring criminal charges against officers Gabriel Gutierrez or Luis Serrato.
FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren has a look at the top seven stories making headlines on Thursday, Jan. 26.
The Austin Police Department (APD) on-duty officer and off-duty officer involved in the death of Alex Gonzales Jr. will not face any consequences.
The woman who was handcuffed in the back of a police car when a train smashed into it filed a lawsuit Thursday against the police departments and officers that were involved.
Contracts to buy U.S. previously owned homes increased for the first time in seven months in December as mortgage rates declined, another hopeful sign that the embattled housing market was starting to stabilize. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) said on Friday its Pending Home Sales Index, based on signed contracts, rose 2.5% to 76.9 last month. Pending home sales decreased 33.8% in December on a year-on-year basis.
New details released about 46 arrested in prostitution sting, including Lewisville ISD coach, youth pastor
Dozens of local men – including some community leaders – were arrested recently at hotels in Frisco and Southlake as part of a multi-agency prostitution sting.
- Patriot Ledger
Two children are dead and a baby was flown to a hospital with traumatic injuries after they were discovered inside a Duxbury home Tuesday night.
- KSHB - Kansas City Scripps
Police in Leawood released video clips Thursday showing several moments from an incident Wednesday when a Kia passenger car was dragged for miles underneath a semi.
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Lindsay Clancy, 32, allegedly strangled her three kids before attempting suicide
- Business Insider
A video of Tyre Nichols being killed by police is due to be released Friday. Even the police chief says what it shows is 'heinous' and 'inhumane.'
Tyre Nichols died after he was beaten by police at a traffic stop. Chief Cerelyn Davis said the footage shows a "disregard of basic human rights."
- Patriot Ledger
The 8-month-old boy who was seriously injured inside his Duxbury home Tuesday night has died of his injuries at a Boston hospital.
- Associated Press
The Colorado baker who won a partial U.S. Supreme Court victory after refusing to make a gay couple’s wedding cake because of his Christian faith lost an appeal Thursday in his latest legal fight, involving his rejection of a request for a birthday cake celebrating a gender transition. The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that that the cake Autumn Scardina requested from Jack Phillips and Masterpiece Cakeshop, which was to be pink with blue frosting, is not a form of speech. Relying on the findings of a Denver judge in a 2021 trial in the dispute, the appeals court said Phillips' shop initially agreed to make the cake but then refused after Scardina explained that she was going to use it to celebrate her transition from male to female.
Authorities issued an arrest warrant for a Duxbury mother in connection with the deaths of her two young children who were found unconscious in their home on Tuesday night.
The odor of urine and feces was “very strong,” animal waste was on the floor, and trash was throughout the house, police said.
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Police are investigating after razor blades were found inside the handles of gas pumps in multiple locations across a county in western North Carolina.
- KTRK – Houston
HPD said the three suspects took off with the restaurant's money and personal items from a customer in a small SUV. If you recognize any of them, you are urged to contact police.
Jason Harley Kloepfer was awakened by a SWAT team at his North Carolina home and shot multiple times.
- Yahoo News UK
Lavinia Pinner punched, kicked, scratched and bit the teenager while banging his head against a wall when she thought he was threatening her partner outside the boy's home in Cheshire.
- Yahoo News
In the anxious hours before the Memphis Police Department released body camera footage showing the role five officers played in the beating death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols, a palpable sense of dread over what the footage would reveal gripped many Americans.
The baby in the photo is now 13 years old.
Two Riverside parents accused of “serious child abuse” were indicted on multiple charges Friday.