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Officials with the Texas Association of Business say they support proposed legislation that would send a clear message to Texans collecting unemployment insurance benefits. The bill filed by Republican State Representative Cindy Burkett from Sunnyvale says anyone who fails or...
Texas music business stakeholders are clamoring for Governor-elect Greg Abbott to reverse his decision to oust the longtime Texas Music Office Director Casey Monahan. Musicians and music business executives including former Austin Music commissioner Nancy Coplin are slamming...
A lawyer for a Texas police officer fired for using a stun gun on a 76-year-old man during a traffic stop says there was "nothing unreasonable" about that level of force. Former Victoria police officer Nathanial Robinson plans to appeal his termination with the city. His...
Authorities say a Beaumont man stabbed his older brother to death after the two fought over what television show to watch. Witnesses told Beaumont police that a 35-year-old man began changing the channel early Sunday when his 45-year-old brother attacked him. Both were...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso police say an officer shot dead an armed male car passenger who refused the officer's demand that he drop his handgun during a traffic stop. The incident happened about 9:50 p.m. Friday on a side street just off U.S. 54 in the northeastern part of...
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to settle the issue of same-sex marriage once and for all. Friday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments for cases from Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. With similar bans on gay and lesbian marriages being struck down around...
There is a very happy ending for two French bulldogs who went missing. They are now back with their family. But there are still a lot of questions about what happened and why a FedEx driver took the dogs and loaded them into his delivery truck. "Hip hip hooray!" said little...
Texas Governor-Elect, Greg Abbot spoke at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's 13th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature this morning and talked on his agenda, vision and bringing Texas back to a leader in the nation. Abbott said his agenda is to number one--...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilberto Garcia, 35, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers is also offering an additional reward...