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(Photo:Shutterstock/Fotoluminate LLC) Attorney General Ken Paxton today said he would immediately appeal a U.S. District Court ruling that blocks Texas from enforcing a law protecting unborn human life from ghastly dismemberment abortions. The law, known as Senate Bill 8, was...
(Photo:Shutterstock/holbox) After illicit images of US representative Joe Barton made the rounds online, the Texas congressman is apologizing but doesn't have any plans to resign. Barton tells the Dallas Morning News, the image came from a time where he was separated from his ex...
An advocacy group troubled by scarce funding to ease traffic congestion in Texas' metro regions is taking on tea party activists who oppose toll roads. The Dallas Morning News reports that business groups, local elected officials and highway industry interests have formed Texans...
Today is the last day that churches can sign up to be part of the Willamson County Church Security Summit going on Sunday afternoon in Georgetown. Sheriff Robert Chody says they're prepared to help all size houses of worship better prepare themselves for potential disaster...
What is the best way to deal with juvenile crime? A summit meeting at the state capitol is trying to come up with that answer. This week criminal justice groups came together and looked at ways to change the juvenile justice laws, some of which see juveniles put away for years...
(Photo Shutterstock/CrackerClips Stock Media) If I-35 is going to have tolled lanes, they'll have to be built without any taxpayer money. That's the word from TxDOT after Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick. The Texas Tribune reports they told tranportation leaders in...
The Texas economy added 71,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in October. Annual employment growth for Texas was 2.6 percent in October, marking 90 consecutive months of annual growth. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, setting a record for the...
(Photo Facebook Johnson City Police Dept.) Johnson City's top cop is off the job. Mayor Dawn Capra tells KXAN that Chief Randall Holland was placed on indefinite suspension last Thursday for an unspecified personnel issue. Officer Marty Corcoran has been named interim chief.
(Credit: Shutterstock) Domestic violence cases have sharply increased in Texas in recent years. The Houston Chronicle reports that state figures show more than 214,000 wives, husbands, girlfriends and others were injured or died in 2016 at the hands of a family member. State...