Advertisement

Texas News

(Photo Shutterstock/CrackerClips Stock Media) Texas educators are baffled at why Gov. Greg Abbott is suddenly concerned with giving school administrators more hiring and firing flexibility in his special session call. American Federation of Teachers Texas President Louis Malfaro...
(Credit: Associated Press) Planned Parenthood has delivered what it says are 16,000-plus petition signatures opposing Texas' asking the federal government to fund a state-run women's health program excluding abortion providers. Activists turned in the petitions Monday at Gov...
Photo: Shutterstock The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Ruben Garcia, 59, of Buda, this afternoon in the 500 block of Torrington St., in Buda. Garcia was the subject of an arrest warrant following an investigation by the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office, in Corpus Christi,...
KLBJ file photo AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today signed the 2018-2019 state budget into law. In addition to signing the budget, the Governor vetoed approximately $120 million in spending from the budget. “I am once again signing a budget that addresses the most pressing...
(Photo DPS) AUSTIN – Agapito Salinas, 45, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured June 8 in Alma, Ga. Salinas, a confirmed Texas Syndicate gang member, was wanted for parole violation. The arrest was not the result of tip information received...
Photo: NBPD UPDATE: A third suspect has been arrested following the May 19, aggravated robbery of a Walgreens store in the 1100 block of Bus. 35 South. On June 8, an arrest warrant for Aggravated Robbery was obtained by NBPD detectives and served by the US Marshals Lone Star...
(Credit: Associated Press) Texas locks up more people who can't afford to pay tickets and fines than any other state. That could change if Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signs off on bipartisan bills that would require judges to offer alternatives such as community service, payment...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Texas Department of Criminal Justice officials are investigating the death of a corrections officer after a confrontation with an inmate at a Central Texas women's prison. Officials say 41-year-old Shana Tedder complained of shortness of breath after a "...
(Photo: Shutterstock/Impact Photography) After the Special Session deals with Sunset legislation, the next priorities involve education. Association of Texas Professional Educators lobbyist Mark Wiggins said during the regular session, the proposed bills were put forth as anti-...