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The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.76 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is six cents more than last week and is 58 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
The American Civil Liberties Union has released documents detailing widespread allegations of misconduct by U.S. border authorities toward children, including kicking one in the ribs, denying medical attention to a pregnant teen who complained of pain and threatening others with...
The focus of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school safety and mass shootings is shifting to those closest to the recent violence, including students, surviving victims and even one person who grabbed a gun and fought back. Thursday's meeting will feature more than 30...
The lawyer for a woman who accused a Texas trooper of sexual assault during a traffic stop has apologized after the release of body camera video that appears to contradict her claims. Lee Merritt said in a statement Wednesday that he is "sorry for any trouble these claims may...
A Hispanic female ex-sheriff has won a Democratic runoff in Texas to become the first openly gay and first Latina nominated for the state's governor. While Lupe Valdez's victory Tuesday breaks barriers, the 70-year-old former Dallas County sheriff faces long odds of ousting...
Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed. Santa Fe High School instructors and support staff returned to campus on Wednesday, four days after the mass shooting that left eight students and two teachers dead. Leigh Wall, the superintendent...
The Texas Department of Public Safety is disputing allegations that a state trooper sexually assaulted a woman while he arrested her on suspicion of drunken driving. A lawyer representing the woman says the trooper offered to let her go during a field sobriety test Sunday in...
A sheriff says officers were able to "engage" the shooter at a Texas school four minutes after they were called to the scene. Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset says the shooter was contained Friday afternoon, with minimal gunfire from law enforcement officers. He says...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Vic Hinterlang) UPDATE: 4:13 At least ten people are dead and ten wounded, most of them students, after another Texas school shooting at Santa Fe High School south of Houston. Attorney General Ken Paxton, speaking to Fox News says when asked what can be done...