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A misdemeanor perjury charge has been dismissed against a fired Texas state trooper in a case arising from his 2015 arrest of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was later found dead in a county jail. Court documents show the charge against Brian Encinia was dropped Wednesday after...
Photo: Shutterstock The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement agreement with Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. (Panda Express), a restaurant chain with over 1,800 locations in the United States. The agreement resolves the department’s investigation into...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is warning residents that warmer weather places children at greater risk of injury or death if left unattended in a vehicle. Every year children die from heatstroke after being left in a vehicle or entering a...
(Credit: Associated Press) Authorities say hundreds of shoppers and hotel guests were safely evacuated after a grease fire at a mall along the San Antonio River Walk poured thick smoke into the tourist area. San Antonio Fire Department officials say nobody was hurt in the midday...
(Credit: Associated Press) Prosecutors say the Texas mother of the so-called "affluenza teen" violated her bond by possessing a gun and consuming alcohol. In court documents, they say Tonya Couch possessed a gun on June 24 and consumed alcohol on May 20 in violation of the terms...
Photo: DPS AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today dedicated its newest airplane, a Pilatus PC-12 NG, at a ceremony in Edinburg. The aircraft is being named in honor of the late Trooper Ernesto Alanis, who was struck and killed by a drunk driver while making a...
(Credit: Associated Press) The Mexican government said Monday it has filed a form of affidavit expressing its concern over Texas' "sanctuary cities" law, which is supported by the Trump administration. Mexico's affidavit is meant to help legal efforts by some police chiefs and...
(Credit: Associated Press) A federal judge is considering whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia on Monday appeared interested in how the law signed by Republican Texas Gov. Greg...
(Credit: Associated Press) Sen. Charles Perry, author of Senate Bill 4, which bans sanctuary cities in Texas, released the following statement regarding today's federal court hearing over the bill's constitutionality: "Texans spoke loud and clear during the elections that...