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Texas authorities said 18 people were injured after a charter bus from Dallas to Oklahoma City struck a highway barrier. The Texas Department of Public safety said in a release that the bus crashed early Saturday near Sanger, which is about 50 miles north of Fort Worth. The bus...
If you have ever cussed at the wait in a driver's license office, you may be interested to know the Texas Department of Public Safety is listening. The Public Safety Commission, which oversees DPS, approved a plan Thursday meant to speed things up through initiatives to...
The number of Texans living in poverty jumped last year, but the ranks of children without health insurance dropped as more kids qualified for programs such as Medicaid, a new batch of census data revealed Thursday. Poverty: An estimated 428,000 Texans fell into poverty last...
In a rare criminal worksite enforcement case, a San Antonio restaurant company, its owner and four managers have been indicted on charges they conspired to hire illegal immigrants. A phone tip by a fired employee in fall 2008 to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement brought a...
Texas public school children risk getting tainted with a pro-Islamic/anti-Christian bias in their textbooks, according to a resolution the State Board of Education will consider next week that's likely to fan emotions already running high across the country. “If Christians and...
Three Dallas police officers face criminal charges after two were accused of beating a motorcyclist after a chase and lying about it in reports and a third adjusted an in-car camera to conceal a portion of the controversial arrest, Chief David Brown said Wednesday. The chief...
Texas regulators voted Wednesday to require retail electric providers to offer deferred payment plans to customers in cases of extreme weather and medical need but allow them to block customers from switching providers if they haven't paid their bills. Consumer advocates said...
Ridgewood Park in northeast Dallas is a green and leafy place in the green and leafy Lakewood area near White Rock Lake. urrounded by a comfortable older neighborhood, the small park is a community gathering place where youngsters chase soccer balls and cool off in a "...
A City Council committee rejected Police Chief Theron Bowman's proposal Tuesday to ban convicted prostitutes from the entertainment district. The exclusionary zone, which would have been the first in Texas, would have allowed Arlington officers to arrest convicted prostitutes...