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A federal appeals court has upheld a Texas prison inmate's right to a beard and skullcap as required by his religious beliefs. A unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld a lower-court ruling that David Rasheed Ali...
AUSTIN--Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a response to DraftKings’s lawsuit that seeks to test the legality of paid daily fantasy sports in Texas. The attorney general’s filing contends that DraftKings’s lawsuit, filed in Dallas County civil court, improperly...
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the departure of Chris Traylor, Executive Commissioner of Texas’ Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Charles Smith, the current Chief Deputy Executive Commissioner at HHSC, will assume the role of Executive Commissioner effective...
San Antonio authorities report they've located the mother of two of the eight children found unsupervised in a major child abuse case. A spokesman for the Bexar County sheriff's office told the San Antonio Express-News that the woman was found in California. Authorities have...
A Dallas suburb has rejected its mayor's proposal targeting transgender people from using the public bathrooms of their choice. Rockwall's city council on Monday night voted down an ordinance that would require all people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a response to DraftKings’s lawsuit that seeks to test the legality of paid daily fantasy sports in Texas. The attorney general’s filing contends that DraftKings’s lawsuit, filed in Dallas County civil court, improperly challenges the...
The Health and Human Services Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have agreed to extend a state and federal partnership to deliver healthcare. The 1115 Waiver, which funds Uncompensated Care and the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (...
The reward for Jose Fernando Bustos-Diaz, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of May. Bustos-Diaz, who is a convicted murderer, is wanted...
Members of the Baylor Alumni Association have voted to accept the terms of an agreement with Baylor University that settles a long-running dispute that had fractured campus relations and resulted in competing lawsuits. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that about 99 percent of BAA...