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Texas could put red light cameras in the rearview mirror under a bill that has cleared the Texas Senate. Republican Sen. Bob Hall said Wednesday that red light cameras "have failed miserably" before his bill was sent over to the House. Dozens of Texas cities have contracted...
Texas lawmakers are closer to putting experimental drugs within the reach of terminally ill patients. The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday preliminarily passed "Right to Try" legislation that would give patients access to drugs awaiting approval by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Texas lawmakers could let thousands of Texas high school students graduate this year even if they fail some of the standardized tests normally required for a diploma. The House on Tuesday moved the proposal closer to the desk of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The Senate has...
Socialist and keeping kids in a `Godless environment' is how advisers to Republican Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick described a major bipartisan pre-K initiative in a letter sent to lawmakers Tuesday. The letter was a rebuke from the far right over a preschool push being led by...
At the one-year anniversary of the tragic death of four Virginia family members, including a toddler, the U.S. Marshals are asking for the public’s help to find a dangerous fugitive. The suspect in the case, Alexander Rosevelt Hill, Jr., aka “Real Deal,” is wanted in Petersburg...
Two Mesquite police officers have rescued an unconscious man trapped in a burning vehicle following an early morning accident. Police say officers Ryan Nielson and Autumn Soto responded to a single-vehicle crash on Sunday morning when they found the driver, 25-year-old Hector...
Today is 4-20....a day celebrated by marijuana enthusiasts. The Texas legislature is considering a record number of marijuana bills; nearly a dozen bills about marijuana reform laws this session. The two most talked about are one that would de-criminalize possessing an ounce or...
Turning aside a flurry of Democratic amendments, the Texas House gave initial approval Friday to legislation that would allow those with a concealed handgun license to openly carry a holstered weapon in Texas. Final approval of House Bill 910 is expected Monday after Friday’s 96...
DALLAS — A two-month-old boy was killed by his family's pet pitbull Sunday afternoon, police said. Just before 5 p.m., the boy was inside the family's house on the 6800 block of Beechnut Street in Dallas with his father when the father went outside to turn on the sprinklers,...