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From GASBUDDY.COM Austin, TX, August 22- Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.96/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has...
FROM TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL KEN PAXTON Ruling in Favor of School and State Rights, Federal Court Stops Enforcement of Obama Public Schools Bathroom Directive Nationwide AUSTIN – Late yesterday, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor’s issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the...
A federal appeals court has nullified key portions of a sweeping 2013 Texas abortion law - a legal formality that complies with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this summer. The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday declared unenforceable Texas requirements that...
An assistant warden has been suspended and a guard and two food service managers have been recommended for dismissal after a male inmate at a West Texas state prison killed a female guard. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Wednesday that Assistant...
A Houston police officer accused in what investigators say was an alcohol-related traffic accident that left another driver dead has been released from jail after posting bond. According to TV station KTRK , Officer James Combs was released from the Fort Bend County jail...
FROM NEW BRAUNFELS POLICE DEPARTMENT New Braunfels, Texas — On August 3rd, 2016, at approximately 9:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to the 700 block of Rusk Street for a report of an assault at River Gardens, a retirement and assisted living facility...
Federal inspectors have fined Tyson Foods more than $263,000 for safety violations at an East Texas poultry plant where a worker's finger was amputated when it became stuck in a conveyor belt. The U.S. Department of Labor said in a news release Tuesday that Tyson was fined for...
Prosecutors have made a minor change to the charges filed against a Houston mother accused of drowning her two children in her home's bathtub by forcibly holding their heads underwater. The Harris County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday that Sheborah Thomas has been...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking the public’s help in solving the 1992 murder of Manuel Galindo, 19, in Midland. As part of a DPS public awareness program, one unsolved case is featured each month by the Texas Rangers Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team in...