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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law. The justices said Monday they will not review a lower court ruling that held the law was discriminatory. That court ordered changes in...
The man who was fatally shot after confronting two suspects following a jewelry store robbery at a San Antonio mall is being described by a friend as someone who wouldn't hesitate to protect his family or others who might be in danger. Family friend Chris Cercone says 42-year-...
Audrey Morton photo/KLBJ The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law. The justices said Monday they will not review a lower court ruling that held the law was discriminatory. That court ordered changes in the...
Photo courtesy of Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) AUSTIN, TX -- Today, Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) filed SB 575, also known as the Small Business Tax Relief Act. If passed, SB 575 would raise the total revenue exemption on the state's business...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Authorities say three people have been fatally shot and two others are injured in what's being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide. The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office said its dispatch received a call early Sunday from an unidentified man...
(Photo Credit: Wichita County Sheriff's Office) A North Texas father has pleaded guilty in a 2015 murder-for-hire plot that targeted his daughter's boyfriend. The Wichita Falls Times Record News reports 59-year-old Jeffrey Bryan Peyton is expected to be sentenced to 22 years in...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) San Antonio police say two suspects are in custody after a robbery inside a shopping mall ended in a shooting that left one man dead and several injured. In a statement early Monday, police say both suspects face preliminary charges of capital...
(Photo Credit: Loncar and Associates) An autopsy on a prominent personal injury lawyer found unresponsive in his car showed that he died of an accidental cocaine overdose. Brian Loncar was found Dec. 4 in the front seat of his vehicle, which was parked in front of his downtown...
(Photo Credit: Twitter) A Texas lawmaker is asking state mosque leaders to pledge support for the "safety" of former Muslims in a mailed survey being condemned by Islamic civil rights groups. A spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Thursday that he told...