A 5-year-old girl in New Orleans died Sunday after, police believe, she accidentally shot herself in the head.
The girl's mother faces a second-degree murder charge, the New Orleans Police Department said in a statement.
A Texas woman is facing felony charges for losing control at a neighborhood dog park in Austin.
Police say the woman attacked two of her neighbors and their dogs, even throwing one of the dog's feces at its owner.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Larry Valdez, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $10,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
The Supreme Court side-stepped a sweeping decision on the use of race-conscious school admission policies, ruling Monday on the criteria at the University of Texas and whether it violates the equal protection rights of some white applicants.