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UT logo AUSTIN—The University of Texas System and the Texas Association of Community Colleges have partnered to form the Texas Dual Credit Task Force—a first-of-its-kind collaboration to study programs that allow students to earn both high school and college credit for one...
(Credit: kafeinkolik / Shutterstock.com) FROM AAA TEXAS (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.09 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is the same as last week and 54 cents more per gallon than...
(Photo Credit: Bell County Sheriff's Office) A Texas court official has imposed a $4 billion bond on a 25-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting. Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown recently set the bond for Antonio Marquis Willis, who is charged with murder in the...
(Photo Steve Ikeguchi/Shutterstock) Marijuana activists are hoping for some forward progress in the Texas legislature this session. Hundreds gather at the steps of the Capitol in Austin yesterday to advocate 21st Century laws for cannabis in Texas. Heather Fazio with the...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Advocacy groups are teaming up to champion Democratic bills designed to promote access to abortion and reproductive health care in Texas - but most appear to have little chance of passing. Eleven abortion rights and social organizations gathered...
(Photo Credit: Fox News) A late tweak to Texas' already strict anti-"sanctuary cities" bill that zoomed through the state Senate calls for jail time for sheriffs and other law enforcement officials who refuse to enforce federal immigration law. It also potentially allows for...
Photo courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Yesterday, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and his K9 partner Lobos, stopped a Dodge Charger on Interstate 10 at the 663 mile-marker, about 1:15 pm, for a traffic violation. After...
President Donald Trump told a Texas sheriff they could "destroy" the career of a state lawmaker trying to reform asset forfeiture laws that critics say police abuse as a funding source. Trump's comment Tuesday drew laughs during a meeting with sheriffs in the White House while...
(Photo Credit: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office) Authorities north of Houston have arrested a man previously convicted in a voter fraud scheme in which a group of people gave a hotel as their residence so they could vote to unseat a local utility board. Montgomery County jail...