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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...
Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags in Harris County and at the Capitol to be lowered to half-staff to honor a slain law enforcement officer. Harris County sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth was fatally shot Friday night in an unprovoked attack while refueling his patrol car...
Hundreds of people marched in the streets of northwest Harris County for Deputy Darren Goforth who was shot and killed in the line of duty. "It's inspiring to see how many people want to praise God despite the tragedy," said Britt Willows. The march took them a mile and a half...
The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News that public schools can manipulate the statistics they give to...
A security guard at a Dallas office tower is accused of murder after allegedly calling 911 and saying he shot his wife because he feared for his life. Dallas police say David Thompson shot his wife late Saturday night in the lobby of the Bank Tower at Oak Cliff, where he was...
The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News ( http://bit.ly/1MW3Umn ) that public schools can manipulate...
The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced the charging and arrest of a suspect in a fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy. Officials said at a press conference Saturday that the shooter's name is Shannon. J Miles, 30. He has been charged with capital murder. Miles was...
Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Gov. Greg Abbott says "heinous and deliberate crimes against law enforcement will not be tolerated in the State of Texas." Abbott released a...
The family of a man who died in a Dallas County jail lobby has been shown surveillance video of the panic-stricken man's erratic behavior before being subdued and handcuffed by deputies and losing consciousness. Joseph Hutcheson's family had demanded to see the 40-minute silent...