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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to begin making plans to protect themselves and their families prior to the start of the 2016 hurricane season, which begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. “Texans should not wait until a storm is in the Gulf of...
Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling select lots of Rocky Road pints produced in its Brenham, Texas, plant because they may be mispackaged and actually contain Cookies ‘n Cream Ice Cream. That ice cream contains the undeclared allergens soy and wheat, which may present a...
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to an altercation that reportedly led to a shooting at a business close to Morton Ranch High School near Houston. Sheriff Ron Hickman says a fired employee walked into the business with a shotgun and opened fire. One worker was killed...
Authorities say a five-year veteran of the San Antonio Police Department is suspected of sexually assaulting a girl on a nearly weekly basis for about four years. Sgt. Jesse Salame said 47-year-old Juan Ruiz-Carrillo was arrested Monday night and charged with sexually assaulting...
A federal appeals court has upheld a Texas prison inmate's right to a beard and skullcap as required by his religious beliefs. A unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld a lower-court ruling that David Rasheed Ali...
AUSTIN--Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a response to DraftKings’s lawsuit that seeks to test the legality of paid daily fantasy sports in Texas. The attorney general’s filing contends that DraftKings’s lawsuit, filed in Dallas County civil court, improperly...
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the departure of Chris Traylor, Executive Commissioner of Texas’ Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Charles Smith, the current Chief Deputy Executive Commissioner at HHSC, will assume the role of Executive Commissioner effective...
San Antonio authorities report they've located the mother of two of the eight children found unsupervised in a major child abuse case. A spokesman for the Bexar County sheriff's office told the San Antonio Express-News that the woman was found in California. Authorities have...
A Dallas suburb has rejected its mayor's proposal targeting transgender people from using the public bathrooms of their choice. Rockwall's city council on Monday night voted down an ordinance that would require all people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their...