The city of Woodway promoted Bret Crook on Wednesday to director of public safety. The promotion follows Yost Zakhary’s resignation from the post last month amid sexual harassment allegations. Zakhary also resigned as city manager earlier this month.

A 46-year-old man turned himself in to Texas Attorney General's Child Exploitation Unit investigators Tuesday after child pornography was discovered on an online account affiliated with the man, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced in a press release Wednesday.

A man with a knife holding his family members captive in a house was shot and killed by Waco police when officers entered the house Friday morning and the man ignored commands to drop the knife, Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

Two trucks collided Thursday night at the intersection of New Dallas Highway and Loop 340, leaving one man dead, Lacy Lakeview police Chief John Truehitt said.

The suspected operator of a local massage parlor that was raided late last month was arrested on a human trafficking charge Thursday in Richardson, along with her accused accomplice, as deputies raided her Las Vegas home and other locations they believe are connected to a human trafficking ring.

A China Spring livestock caretaker, his girlfriend and his mother were arrested Thursday in connection to an animal cruelty investigation that resulted in the seizure of dozens of horses and cattle last week.