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Photo: Shutterstock The most populous county in Texas, home to Houston, won't be joining a lawsuit trying to halt a state law that would crack down on so-called sanctuary cities. Harris County commissioners on Tuesday declined to vote on a motion asking the county to join the...
(Credit: Associated Press) President Donald Trump has nominated former Texas Comptroller Susan Combs for assistant interior secretary. Combs served the State of Texas as comptroller for 16 year before launching a women's nonprofit in 2015. In her potentially new role, Combs...
Three people have been charged with human smuggling after a dozen more people, believed from Latin America, were rescued from the locked cargo area of a box truck where they had been left to swelter in the Houston summer heat. Harris County prosecutors say the trapped people...
Photo: Shutterstock Just before noon on Monday, July 3, Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a gray Honda passenger car traveling northbound on U.S. 281 in Blanco County. According to the preliminary investigation, the Honda entered...
Photo: Shutterstock Governor Greg Abbott issued the first proclamation for the upcoming special session to extend the expiration dates for the Texas Medical Board, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family...
(image courtesy TABC) Two more top officials with the embattled Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission are headed out the door. TABC's head of enforcement Earl Pearson and Internal Affairs Director Andy Pena handed in their resignations. In all five high ranking TABC leaders have...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Texas officials say 10 people died in water-related incidents across the state during the extended Fourth of July weekend. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says three of the deaths involved boating-related incidents, including a couple whose bodies...
(Credit: Associated Press) The Trump administration's immigration crackdown and a new Texas effort to aid federal agents have forced El Paso to grapple with whether its county jail is being used to facilitate policies many of its residents vigorously oppose. The U.S. Marshals...
(Credit: City of Dallas) Dallas city officials are asking one council member to pay back more than $8,100 of his salary because he allegedly missed too many meetings during the past year. The Dallas Morning News reports council member Philip Kingston is accused of having 11...