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In his first State of the State address, Gov. Greg Abbott called Tuesday for expedited action on his agenda for more spending on early education, higher education, transportation and border security, and he also called for ethics reform . He said the National Guard should remain...
An off-duty Harris County Precinct 6 Deputy Constable pulled his gun in a theater after being assaulted, according to Sugar Land Police. It happened at the AMC 24 at First Colony Mall Monday night. Police said the deputy constable was watching a movie with his wife. Three women...
Do you think there is a reason to hire another company to make YOUR kids food to eat? One lunch lady in a school district says that kids eat healthy foods and have no complaints at all. Clayton Kocurek says the chicken tenders served in his school cafeteria looked so stale that...
A state representative wants to give teachers the right to defend themselves without fear in the classroom. In a YouTube video, a student hurls items at a teacher in Baltimore. In another clip, a teacher in Philadelphia is shown unconscious after being assaulted by a student...
DALLAS—A federal judge in Texas issued an order late Monday temporarily blocking a federal immigration program that would have potentially shielded millions from deportation. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen of Brownsville, Texas, who was nominated by former Republican President...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has reduced an officer's controversial suspension to a written reprimand. Officer Jonathan LaBorde will receive more than $2,000 in back pay he lost while serving the 10-day suspension in 2014 for actions he took while off duty in February. The...
HOUSTON - Groups of organized criminals are targeting Houston highway drivers hoping to force them into an accident so the crooks can claim they were injured and receive insurance money, Channel 2 Investigates has learned. "It's happening every day in Houston," Louis Campbell,...
It is widely used by patients to seek diagnoses, research drugs and find out details about doctors. However, the notion of a medic using Google to research a patient is considered a breach of trust. But now, the authors of a new medical paper have claimed that doctors should, in...
It seems that Rashaad Ben has been through the same encounter with many listeners as well. Today we learned that he has been convicted over 20 times, and still has not learned his lesson. Hear what our listeners had to say whenever they encountered this man: AUSTIN -- Police...