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Texas is moving closer to making offenses against police officers punishable as hate crimes. The state Senate passed 30-1 on Tuesday a bill adding law enforcement agents to the list of groups targeted by bias or prejudice. Hate crimes against officers would include arson,...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former University of Kansas basketball player Josh Jackson pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor traffic violation for backing into a car and driving away. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Jackson entered his plea Tuesday in Lawrence Municipal Court to...
(Photo North Hays Fire Rescue) Highway 290 near Dripping Springs is shut down both directions at this hour as authorities deal with a gas line rupture. Lt Dennis A major gas leak near Dripping Springs this morning causes Hays County Sheriffs Deputies to shut down a part of...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature is tying itself in knots over a transgender "bathroom bill." The state Senate voted 21-10 vote after 1 a.m. Wednesday to attach rules requiring transgender Texans to use public restrooms corresponding to their birth...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the 2019 NBA All-Star game will be held in Charlotte. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the league has not announced the decision. The person said the All-Star...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A bear trying to get doughnuts has ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports ( http://bit.ly/2rSb3gS ) Todd and Kim Robertson awoke early Monday to a black bear...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A bear trying to get doughnuts has ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports ( http://bit.ly/2rSb3gS ) Todd and Kim Robertson awoke early Monday to a black bear...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he disagrees with President Donald Trump's assessment that former FBI Director James Comey is a "nut job." Ryan tells the Axios website, "Yeah, I don't agree with that. And he's not." The New York Times reported last week that Trump...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police are investigating the theft of a large multicolored inflatable obstacle course. Police say an open-topped red cargo trailer and the eight-piece obstacle course were stolen from a commercial yard in southwest Phoenix on May 7 or May 8. Police said in...