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Regulators say a truck hauling an oversized load did not have the proper permit when the rig snagged an Interstate 35 bridge beam in a deadly Central Texas wreck. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles reported Friday that the tractor-trailer lacked the proper permit. Special...
The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth month in a row of declines. The Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday that the latest statewide jobless rate compares to 4.4 percent unemployment in January. The nationwide unemployment rate...
A San Antonio suburb has released audio and video of a university police officer's fatal shooting of a student. The Alamo Heights Police department released the recordings Thursday of the police shooting death of Cameron Redus. Chris Carter, who eventually resigned from the...
FRIENDSWOOD, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a South Texas high school student was airlifted to a hospital after being stabbed by a peer during an altercation on campus. Spokeswoman Elaina Polsen of the Clear Creek school district says the fight between the two Clear Brook High...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - As national unrest swells over police officers not indicted in high-profile shootings, a Texas House panel is trying to calm public concerns that prosecutors who investigate officer-involved incidents are biased. Parents of children shot by Texas law...
***UPDATE**** The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles says that based on a review of its records, as well as the inspection report issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety, it has determined that the motor carrier that struck the bridge in Salado didn't have the legally...
As national unrest swells over police officers not indicted in high-profile shootings, a Texas House panel is trying to calm public concerns that prosecutors who investigate officer-involved incidents are biased. Parents of children shot by Texas law enforcement officers told...
A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples. In a 24-page ruling filed Thursday in Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor granted a preliminary injunction that stays expansion...
A Texas Senate education panel is considering a sweeping but divisive voucher plan that would let families get state funding to send their children to private and religious schools. The proposal championed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Senate Education Committee Chairman Larry...