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Two promiscuous ex-jail staffers may not be the only ones getting screwed. An Oregon inmate whose sexual relations with two former jail staffers led to their firing and recent convictions has now filed his notice of intent to sue the county for sexual harassment, according to a...
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas -- and warned of more attacks to come. In a broadcast on its official radio channel Tuesday, the group said two Al Khilafa soldiers opened fire outside the event in Garland, a...
Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that all the to-do, in Texas and across the country, about his directive last week to the Texas State Guard to monitor Jade Helm 15, a U.S. Special Operations exercise that will be held in Texas and other Southwestern states for eight weeks this...
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...