Advertisement

Texas News

(Credit: Lufkin Police Department) A Texas woman is being held on several charges after she slipped her handcuffs, stole a police SUV and then led officers on a pursuit that reached speeds of nearly 100 mph. 33-year-old Toscha Sponsler was being held Thursday in the Angelina...
(Credit: Associated Press) Attorney General Ken Paxton today praised President Trump’s nomination of Texas’ First Assistant Attorney General Jeff Mateer as a Federal District Judge: “Jeff Mateer is a principled leader—a man of character—who has done an outstanding job for the...
(Photo Shutterstock/Stock_Photo_World) FROM THE OFFICE OF GOV GREG ABBOTT AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after the United States House of Representatives voted to allocate $7.85 billion as an initial down payment to Texas in the aftermath of...
(Credit: State of Texas) Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded a decision yesterday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit that preserves Texas’ voter ID law. By a 2-to-1 vote, a three-judge panel overturned a lower court ruling that blocked Texas from enforcing voter...
(Photo:Shutterstock/NASA Images) Harvey's filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment even after water levels drop far enough that Southeast Texas residents no longer fear for their lives, according to experts. Houston already was notorious...
(Photo:Shutterstock/morisfoto) It's a bittersweet day for marijuana activists. The Compassionate Use Law in now in effect and DPS has granted one license out of three planned to a medical marijuana producer. Heather Fazio with the Marijuana Policy Project said there's too many...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) FROM GOV GREG ABBOTT AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today added three Texas counties to the Federal Disaster Declaration previously granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This addition will bring the total number of counties receiving...
(Photo Shutterstock/ michelmond) There is a sliver of good news in the forecast for Houston and Harris County. With no more rain currently in the forecast for Houston and other parts of Harris County, watershed levels may continue to fall slowly, according to Harris County Flood...
(Photo YouTube) University of Texas wins a court hearing over removal of a confederate statue on campus. The State Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the 2015 takedown of Jefferson Davis from the Main Mall. The Statesman reports the court let stand an appellate court's ruling...