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The Houston Police Officers Union asked the FBI Wednesday to investigate two videos posted on the Internet that union members said are meant to incite violence against police officers. "We're all for the First Amendment and freedom of speech, but we're not for speech that's...
In the wake of the deadly shooting of a Harris County deputy last weekend, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued a statement Wednesday in which he urged Texans to change “this negative attitude toward those that protect us” and show their appreciation for law enforcement. According...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A second video has emerged that gives authorities a "very clear view" of a confrontation between deputies and a Texas man who had his hands raised before he was shot and killed, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood described...
The grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, announces its final seasonal assessment for fall and the preliminary outlook for winter. ERCOT's fall assessment for October and...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Racing Commission has suspended operations - meaning horse and dog racing tracks cannot take bets - amid legislative funding squabbles. There was no answer at commission offices Tuesday, but officials had previously suggested any suspension would...
The grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, on Tuesday announced its final seasonal assessment for fall and the preliminary outlook for winter. ERCOT's fall assessment for...
Elections are a little over two months away. On the ballot is Proposition 7 which is supposed to help with the shortfall of highway funding in Texas. Officials say Texas is about five billion dollars short of the funding level for highways we had in 2010...even with the passing...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Senate leaders have announced a deal to keep the Texas Racing Commission open for at least three months despite its authorization of a new form of betting. But the future of the commission remained cloudy Monday evening, as House leaders insisted there...
Governor Greg Abbott today welcomed the return of Blue Bell ice cream at the Texas Capitol. Today is the first day Blue Bell ice cream is available in select markets, including Austin. “Texans can rejoice today as Blue Bell ice cream makes its long-awaited comeback in freezer...