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U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Senate passed Kari’s Law , a bill that amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require multiline telephone systems, common in hotels and offices, to have the ability to directly dial 911 without locating...
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has endorsed the primary challenger of state Rep. Lyle Larson of San Antonio - marking the third time he's targeted a legislative incumbent from his own party. Abbott said in a statement Monday that ex-Hollywood Park Mayor Chris Fails "will be a...
Employees of a disaster recovery accounting firm donated almost $30,000 to Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush's re-election campaign days after his agency signed a nearly $13.5 million contract with the company to help manage the state's Hurricane Harvey response. Bush's...
A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers responsible for the death of a sniper who had killed five officers during a downtown rally. The Dallas County District Attorney's office said in a statement Wednesday that investigators presented their...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.37 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents more than last week and is 22 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered a criminal investigation into claims that former doctor Larry Nassar abused some of his victims at a Texas ranch that was the training ground for U.S. women's gymnastics. Abbott ordered the Texas Rangers, the state's top criminal investigations...
(Photo:Shutterstock/icedmocha) Blanco, Texas man Timothy Wade Foth, 39, will spend the rest of his days behind bars after a jury sentenced him to 3 life sentences for Aggravated Sexual Assault, plus 99 years for Aggravated Kidnapping and another 50 years and a $10,000 fine for...
Authorities say a semitrailer driver is in custody after he was found to be transporting 76 immigrants in Texas. The U.S. Border Patrol said in a statement Monday that the immigrants were discovered Friday at a checkpoint on U.S. 83, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of...
Five months after Hurricane Harvey damaged thousands of houses in Texas, delinquent mortgage payments have spiked as homeowners deal with mounting bills and insufficient help from insurance and the federal government. Reports by real estate and financial firms show that about 40...