Daily Monitor

Medical examiner

Lubbock County’s controversial medical examiner service quits

The company that provides medical examiner services in Lubbock has decided not to renew its contract due to what company officials call “personal and...
police siren

Last police officer in Mart resigns

The Mart City Council has agreed to accept the resignation of Paul Cardenas, the city’s police chief, which will soon leave the small town...
Dallas

Dallas school board candidate accused over residency requirement

A candidate for the Dallas school board faces accusations she committed perjury and tampered with government documents. Ruth Torres, a resident of District 4, filed...
woman arrested

Former Miss Black Texas sues city, police chief over evading arrest...

A beauty pageant winner has sued a Texas city over a charge of evading arrest that was later dropped, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported....
Fire hydrant

Emails show Killeen didn’t inspect fire hydrants as required by law

An investigation by KCEN 6-TV found that Killeen city workers don’t regularly inspect fire hydrants in Killeen despite a city ordinance that requires the...
police

Fort Worth fires its controversial police chief

Fort Worth City Manager David Cooke announced Monday he had fired the city’s police chief, Joel Fitzgerald, following a series of controversies in recent...
Beaumont

Lamar University president says he’ll cooperate with investigation

Lamar University President Kenneth Evans says he will cooperate with an investigation into his administration at the Beaumont school, KFDM 6-TV reported. The university’s Faculty...
San Antonio teacher

San Antonio teacher placed on leave in alleged “sexting” incident

An unnamed teacher at South San High School in San Antonio has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly sending nude images of himself...
Waco school

Waco school accused of delaying action on sexual harassment allegations

Sources told KXXV-25 that administrators in the Connally school district in Waco didn’t act for months on complaints that then-assistant principal John Simpson had...