{FD} Teen found dismembered in Texas creek was stepdaughter of doctor arrested on federal drug charges

The dismembered body of a 17-year-old Texas girl, who had been tortured prior to her murder, was found floating in a creek -- just days after her stepfather was arrested on federal drug conspiracy charges related to numerous overdose deaths.

{FD} US soldier killed in Afghanistan is identified

The U.S. Department of Defense identified the soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom Sentinel killed Monday in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, as Pfc. Hansen B. Kirkpatrick.

{FD} Bronx shooting: San Antonio police chief says attacks against cops ‘all too common’

A Texas police chief who recently lashed out at “police haters” after one of his officers was fatally shot said Wednesday the hostility seen against cops is “all too common in today’s world.”

{FD} Tropical Storm Cindy’s remnants unleash heavy rains on Gulf Coast; reports of a tornado in Alabama

Tropical Storm Cindy has been downgraded to a tropical depression Thursday after it made landfall in Louisiana. There are reports that a tornado touched down in Fairfield, Ala.

{FD} Tropical Storm Cindy turns deadly: 10-year-old Alabama boy killed

The area from the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas are monitoring slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, and is responsible for one death in Fort Morgan, Ala.

{FD} Tropical Storm Cindy creeps toward northern Gulf Coast; flood warnings issued

The area from the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas are monitoring slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, which the National Weather Service said posed a threat of “life-threatening flash flooding.”