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DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say an off-duty police officer fatally shot a man this morning. Major Jeff Cotner says this morning's incident began with a disturbance at a gas station between a vehicle carrying multiple people and the driver of another car. Cotner says the officer saw an armed person who "took an action that made the officer believe he was in imminent danger" and fired.

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston father has been charged with killing his 2-month-old son. Everton Bryan was charged with murder and arrested Tuesday. His son, Daniel, died at Texas Children's Hospital on Sunday. The child was admitted to the hospital Thursday with blunt-force trauma injuries. Police say Bryan admitted to hurting the child.

NEW BOSTON, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man has been sentenced to three 99-year prison sentences for sexually abusing a 14-year-old female relative. He was found guilty last week of aggravated sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency by contact. The Associated Press is withholding the man's name to avoid identifying the relative.

CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) - Bastrop County has settled a federal lawsuit for $775,000 with the family of a high school student who suffered a brain injury after a deputy shot him with a Taser. The attorney representing Noe NiƱo de Rivera says the agreement was reached Monday. A county jury didn't indict either of the two deputies at the scene. The FBI continues to investigate.

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