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(Credit: Shutterstock) Texting while driving will soon be illegal in Texas. Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he's signed the ban into law, ending a decade-long effort by safety advocates to reduce potentially deadly driver distractions on the road. Texas will join at...
(Credit: Associated Press) Texas sheriff's deputy has been placed on administrative leave after a man died in a confrontation with her and her husband last month outside of a restaurant. In a statement Tuesday, the sheriff's office said Harris County deputy Shauna Thompson has...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A Houston-area school district says it no longer employs a teacher who gave a student a mock award naming her "most likely to become a terrorist." The Channelview Independent School District disclosed in a statement issued Tuesday that it had parted with...
Photo: Chris Fox/KLBJ AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced a legislative special session that will begin on July 18th, 2017. In his announcement, Governor Abbott identified 20 items that will be included on the special session call. "Considering all the successes of the...
Photo credit: Steven Jackson-Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license./Turmeric Curcumin combined with other nutrients has anti-cancer properties When you dine on curry and baked apples, enjoy the fact that you are eating something that could play a role starving — or...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A Texas-based company has agreed to pay the U.S. government almost $2.5 million to settle allegations that it obtained inside information to gain an advantage in bidding for federal prison contracts. The Justice Department announced the settlement Monday...
(Credit: Laredo Police Department) Authorities say the last of three Laredo police officers wounded during a shootout with a murder suspect is showing improvement. Laredo police say Officer Agapito Perez was moved Monday from intensive care to a regular room at University...
(Credit: Associated Press) At least one fake 911 operator has been calling Dallas residents to ask for their Social Security numbers and immigration status. The Dallas Police Department said in a statement on its blog that its 911 center received numerous reports of one or more...
(Photo Shutterstock/Byvalet) The Food and Drug Administration is investigating whether tuna potentially contaminated with the Hepatitus A virus may have been sold at the north Austin Central Market Kitchen. The tainted raw frozen tuna may have also been sold in New Braunfels and...