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David Dewhurst's former campaign manager is heading to prison. Kenneth Barfield advised the Lt Governor's campaign from 2008 to 2012. According to the Statesman, The Republican consultant told federal authorities he admitted to embezzling nearly one-point-eight million dollars...
Texas leaders have selected a private company to run a much maligned North Texas psychiatric facility. The Austin American-Statesman reports state officials announced Monday that Tennessee-based Correct Care Solutions has the winning bid to operate Terrell State Hospital. The...
Dallas school officials say four of the five students in their district who were being monitored for Ebola have returned to school after being cleared by health authorities. The Dallas Independent School District said the four students returned to school Monday, one day earlier...
A recent domestic violence case involving the death of a New Braunfels woman by her husband...is leading to changes in how such crimes are investigated. Lisa Hermes was murdered last week while her three children watched. Comal County DA Jennifer Tharp says as a result of the...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), in advance of the upcoming November election, is continuing to offer Election Identification Certificates (EIC) to individuals who lack an acceptable form of photo ID needed to vote. In an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have access...
Organizers say this year's State Fair of Texas set a new record for food and ride sales, with more than $41 million in coupons sold. The fair said in a statement that the previous record was $37.3 million worth of coupons in 2010. Temperatures that were largely mild and few...
Lubbock officials say a standout Texas Tech University football player has been hospitalized and released after suffering a laceration during an off-campus shooting. University spokesman Blayne Beal tells the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal that junior wide receiver Jakeem Grant is "...
The Pentagon says specialized training for a new, 30-member U.S. military Ebola response team will take place at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. The team will feature 20 critical care nurses and five doctors trained for infectious disease environments, as well as five trainers...
Bexar County authorities have arrested a woman who they say set her estranged husband's vehicle on fire during a football game before turning herself in. The San Antonio Express-News reports the 36-year-old woman admitted to slashing her husband's tires, pouring gasoline on the...