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Texas' attorney general accepted a $100,000 gift to help pay his own criminal defense from the head of a medical imaging company that his office investigated for Medicaid fraud. Republican Ken Paxton is charged with two felony counts of securities fraud. He is accused of...
With about four months remaining in the 2016 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to evaluate their emergency plans and monitor weather forecasts for potential hurricanes and tropical storms. Hurricane season began June 1 and...
A judge says a former Texas death row inmate shouldn't be formally declared innocent of murder even though his conviction has been overturned after a witness admitted lying on the stand. Kerry Max Cook was twice convicted in the 1977 slaying of Linda Jo Edwards in Tyler, about...
Officials have unveiled an overhauled state-run women's health program providing care to low-income Texans - including a renewed push for family planning services once offered by Planned Parenthood. The state created the Texas Women's Health Program in 2013, after the Republican...
Authorities say a man who was shot by San Antonio officers during a domestic violence call has died. The San Antonio Express-News reports that Steven Alfred Longoria died Saturday morning from a gunshot wound to the hip. He had been shot in the early hours Saturday as police...
A Pokestop in Killeen is raising eyebrows. That's because the stop is the site of the Luby's massacre, one of the darkest times in Killeen's history and some are calling it "in poor taste." The site now is a Chinese buffet, and PokemonGo is encouraging players to visit it and...
Pokemon Go has emerged as one of the most popular smartphone apps encouraging children and adults to pursue over a hundred fantasy creatures. What started as a handheld Nintendo Gameboy game and trading card game in 1996, has now transitioned to a real-world hunt for these...
A Texas man who acted as a secret agent for the Russian government and illegally exported cutting-edge military technology to Russia has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Alexander Fishenko learned his punishment Thursday in federal court in New York. He pleaded guilty in...
Houston's police chief says the officers who shot a black man earlier this month followed department policy when they did not immediately activate their body cameras because they needed to first confront the danger the man posed. Acting police Chief Martha Montalvo in a...