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A federal judge has dismissed former Baylor football coach Art Briles and athletic director Ian McCaw from a lawsuit brought by woman who said they and the school ignored her claims that she was raped by a former player who was later convicted. The judge dismissed the two from...
An autopsy has found a 22-year-old woman who went into convulsions at a Texas jail in May died after blood clots traveled into her lung. The autopsy released Tuesday by the Harris County Institute of Forensics ruled that 22-year-old Symone Marshall died of pulmonary...
A leading conservative on Texas' Board of Education has proposed walking out of an upcoming discussion on a controversial Mexican-American studies textbook to "deny the Hispanics a record vote." The board is to vote in November on a high-school level Mexican-American studies...
Texas releases its first-ever strategic plan on child abuse prevention and early intervention, shifting from primarily investigation-based efforts aimed at protecting children to a public health approach to strengthen families. The five-year plan, developed by the Prevention and...
The State of Texas today sent a letter to the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) giving official notice of its intention to withdraw from the federal refugee resettlement program should ORR not unconditionally approve Texas’ state plan by September 30th. Today’s letter comes...
Texas law enforcement officials won't confirm that nearly 4,000 troopers will receive de-escalation training despite an attorney for Sandra Bland's family saying the state made that deal as part of a $1.9 million wrongful-death settlement. A spokesman for the Texas Department of...
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller won't face criminal charges for allegedly using taxpayer funds to obtain a "Jesus shot" in Oklahoma. The Texas Department of Public Safety investigated the Republican for possible abuse of power. In a memo released Tuesday, prosecutors...
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Whole Foods, Inc. over violations of hazardous waste regulations. During a year-long investigation, EPA found Whole Foods improperly identified or mishandled hazardous waste at company facilities...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking the public’s help in solving the 1973 murder of Candyce Fletcher-Mora, 23, in Harlingen. As part of a DPS public awareness program, one unsolved case is featured each month by the Texas Rangers Unsolved Crimes...