Posted: Jul 9, 2014 6:01 AM
Updated: Jul 9, 2014 6:01 AM
UNDATED (AP) President Barack Obama is resisting calls to visit the U.S.-Mexico border during his fundraising trip to Texas that starts today. He'll discuss the crisis at a meeting in Dallas with faith leaders and Texas officials. Tens of thousands of unaccompanied children have arrived at the border in recent months.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) A North Texas woman whose boyfriend has been accused of killing her toddler daughter faces charges that she helped bury the body under a bridge. Alexis Botello is charged with tampering with evidence and injury to a child. Botello joins Joshua Markus Beard in jail. Beard was arrested earlier on a capital murder charge in the death of Tylea Moore.
DALLAS (AP) Dallas police are looking for a gunman after a woman was fatally shot and a man was critically wounded at a motel. Police are trying to determine what sparked the gunfire early this morning. Authorities say a woman who was shot was declared dead at Parkland Memorial Hospital.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Five people have been hurt in a Central Texas traffic accident involving a chartered bus and a pickup truck. Austin-Travis County EMS says the wreck happened late last night on Interstate 35 in Austin. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the accident that slowed overnight traffic along I-35.