{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.”

{FD} Ex-Dallas chief investigator gets light sentence despite taking big bribe

While escorting a man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender from Las Vegas to Dallas in September 2012, a chief investigator from the Dallas County district attorney’s office “solicited, demanded, and accepted from an individual a bribe” … in return for helping the man get the charges dropped.

{FD} Texas adoption bill OK’s rejection of non-Christian parents

State-funded adoption agencies backing Texas legislation that would sanction the rejection of prospective parents on religious grounds freely admit they already routinely deny non-Christian, gay, and unmarried applicants because they are wary of their beliefs or lifestyle.

{FD} Customer fatally shoots man who killed sports bar manager

Police say a customer at a North Texas sports bar fatally shot a man who had just killed the restaurant's manager to "prevent further loss of life." Officials say 48-year-old James Jones walked into Zona Caliente sports bar in Arlington on Wednesday evening and fatally shot the manager, 37-year-old Cesar Perez.