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Officials have concluded that the actions of a Round Rock police officer who was involved in a DWI arrest that resulted in a head injury to a woman were “reasonable,” said Angelique Myers, a spokeswoman for the Police Department. Police investigators determined that officer Ben...
WASHINGTON—The Justice Department will start revealing more about the government’s use of secret cellphone tracking devices and has launched a wide-ranging review into how law-enforcement agencies deploy the technology, according to Justice officials. In recent months, the...
The open carrying of handguns, all but a lock this year to become law in Texas, was once considered so farfetched that many lawmakers saw the idea as harmful to the prospects of other gun legislation. In the 1990s, as lawmakers debated bills to allow the concealed carrying of...
Texans respect and appreciate the brave men and women of our U.S. military forces who put their lives on the line every day, all around the world, to protect our freedoms. That’s why nearly 1.7 million veterans, including myself, live in Texas and another 225,000 military and...
A 16-year Republican veteran of the Legislature wrote Gov. Greg Abbott saying he is appalled that the governor has given credence to a fringe group that fears the U.S. military would stage a take-over of Texas. Abbott has ordered the Texas state Guard to monitor a large-scale,...
HOUSTON (FOX 26) - There are troubling allegations at Houston ISD's Westbury High School where insiders say teachers have been ordered to change failing grades to passing for dozens of students. "These students didn't do the work. They did not complete the assignments. They sat...
The Baltimore mother caught on video repeatedly smacking her son after catching him throwing things at police during rioting in Baltimore told CBS News that she was only concerned about protecting him. "He gave me eye contact. And at that point, you know, not even thinking about...
BASTROP — Saying he wants to squelch conspiracy theorists and educate the public on the true nature of military training exercises planned over the summer, Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape has invited U.S. Special Operations Command representatives to provide details of the...
BASTROP (KXAN) — With nowhere to stand, and an overflow room just as packed, people from Bastrop County and other areas came armed with questions about Operation Jade Helm 15. The military training exercise will happen this summer on private property in the county. “We...