5 myths (and one fact) about Lent

Starting on Ash Wednesday, more than 1 billion Christians around the world will enter the season of Lent, a time of solemn spiritual preparation for Easter, the culmination of the church's calendar.

Texas man convicted of 10th DWI gets life in prison

Houston's Bobby Gene Martin - who was convicted this week of drunken driving for the 10th time - finally may have had his last drink.

Crime Stoppers offers reward for TX most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Mack Brady Meadows, 64, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Bat Fan's Birthday: Batman Surprises Hospice Patient For Birthday

Altus Hospice in Dallas made patient Jeffrey's birthday party a blast after a surprise visit from Batman! Jeffrey suffers from Hunter's Disease, a terminal genetic disorder, that has a life expectancy of 7 to 15 years old.

U.S. allows armed drone sales to allies

The United States will begin allowing sales of armed drones to friendly foreign countries, allowing allies to widen their arsenals with a tool increasingly used by the American military.

Texas Game Warden notes: Man runs over deer for "free meat"

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.   Duck, Duck, Goose

Former elementary school principal accused of running heroin drug ring

A former elementary school principal in Missouri is wanted as part of a heroin ring. Police say 33-year-old Joshua Foust will face heroin possession with intent to deliver charges.

Texas 4-year-old attacked by dog while at playground

A Houston mother wants to make sure no other parent has to watch their child be attacked by a dog. It happened to her four-year-old daughter and it wasn't a stray dog. Someone let the dog run free.

Train derails, explodes in West Virginia; crude oil spills into river

A train hauling crude oil derailed and exploded in West Virginia, displacing up to 1,000 residents and contaminating the local water supply.

Jewish leaders rebuff Netanyahu's call for mass migration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu didn't skip a beat as he pivoted from condemning the terror attack in Denmark this weekend to calling for the "mass immigration" of European Jews to Israel. But members of the Jewish community in Denmark