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(Credit: Associated Press) A Texas appeals court has upheld the 99-year prison sentence given to a mortician who was the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie." The 6th Texas Court of Appeals in Texarkana on Wednesday upheld the sentence given to Bernie Tiede (TEE'-duh) for his 1999...
Photo: Chris Fox/KRLD Hundreds of people are lining up to pay their respects to former Gov. Mark White as he lies in state at the Texas Capitol. White's coffin was draped with a Texas flag on Thursday and displayed in the rotunda beneath his gubernatorial portrait, which was...
Photo: Houston DEA Yesterday, a combined special task force consisting of members of the D.E.A., the Comal County Metro Narcotics Task Force, the New Braunfels Police Department, the Comal County Sheriff’s Office, the New Braunfels/Comal County G.O.N.E. (Gang Offender Narcotics...
The NHL's Dallas Stars have become the first Texas professional sports franchise to officially oppose a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people. Team President James Lites said in a statement Wednesday that the Stars are "strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.17 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents more than last week and is 20 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major...
KLBJ file photo Attorney General Ken Paxton today expressed his disappointment after a U.S. District Court judge in Austin refused his request to consolidate the multiple lawsuits filed against SB 4. He vowed to continue fighting for Senate Bill 4 and today’s ruling has no...
KLBJ file photo A federal appeals court has approved additional review of a claim from a condemned killer that he's innocent of the notorious 1998 slaying of a black man chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged along a bumpy rural East Texas road. Attorneys for John...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Democrats haven't won Texas' governor's race for decades, but a booming Hispanic population and the party's dominance of the state's largest cities have made them willing to keep trying. After high-profile candidates lost decisively in the last two...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas House has given preliminary approval to a bill requiring women to purchase separate insurance policies for coverage of abortions, except in cases of medical emergency. Amarillo Republican Rep. John Smithee's proposal was approved 95-51 after hours...