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On Friday, it was House Bill 910: Licensed open carry. On Sunday...Senate Bill 11: Campus carry. The controversial bills cleared the House and Senate. Governor Abbott tweeted "Open carry just passed in both the House and the Senate. Next destination...my pen." Richard Briscoe...
Two bikers were released from jail Monday after their arrest in the Twin Peaks Shooting in Waco. William and Morgan English saw each other for the first time in 16 days as they walked out of the McLennan County Jail. Their lawyer got their bonds reduced from $1 million to $25,...
The reward for Daniel “Donnie” Carrillo, 36, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if it comes in during the month of June. Carrillo is a Partido Revolucionario Mexicano gang...
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will sign a bill legalizing cannabis oil in Texas for epilepsy patients on the final day of his first legislative session. Abbott on Monday will join more than a dozen other U.S. governors who have signed nearly identical legislation in the past year...
The Legislature has approved creating a Texas Bullion Depository where the state and other investors can store gold reserves. The House voted Sunday to approve compromise language after versions of the plan previously passed both chambers. That sends it to Gov. Greg Abbott to be...
The Texas Legislature has approved allowing residents with licenses to carry concealed handguns on public college campuses — but included a caveat that lets college presidents designate "gun-free zones." The House voted 98-47 on Sunday to approve the measure, sending it to Gov...
A special state program aimed at attracting additional federal money for government-owned nursing homes will bring an extra $69 million to Texas facilities this year, with more to come next year. But owners of for-profit homes have found a way to also get federal dollars...
11:20 a.m. (CDT) Preliminary damage estimates show the flooding from recent torrential rains in the Houston area will cost at least $45 million. Francisco Sanchez with the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management says as of Saturday there was more than...
Authorities have released the identities of three family members who died in a plane crash in the West Texas town of Plainview. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that officials identified the victims as 46-year-old Paul Waller, 44-year-old Tammy Waller and their 18-year-old...