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File photo Medical marijuana advocates are playing up support from non-traditional sources to push longshot legislation in Texas. Conservative Christian mothers of autistic children and military veterans suffering post-traumatic stress disorder rallied outside the state Capitol...
File photo AUSTIN—Starting May 1, Texas will begin providing this year’s statewide Medicaid benefit for mosquito repellent to prevent Zika virus transmission. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is offering the repellent to more Medicaid clients to ensure additional...
The Trump administration is promising to take a hard line on illegal immigration and step up prosecutions of immigration crime, including crossing the border illegally. Along a stretch of Mexican border at the edge of West Texas such an approach has been in place for more than a...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Dallas police say a man fatally shot his female supervisor and then killed himself in an office building. Assistant Police Chief Randy Blankenbaker said that they won't release the identities of those who died until relatives are notified. He said...
Photo: Shutterstock The state Senate has approved creating a Texas music museum slated to be built near the state Capitol. The bill by Austin Democratic Sen. Kirk Watson passed Monday and creates a foundation overseeing the museum. It now heads to the House, where a similar...
Photo: FCSO On Friday afternoon April 21, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos, stopped a Ford F-150 on Interstate 10 at the 660 mile-marker for a traffic violation. After speaking to the driver about his travel...
Although identity theft is frequently associated with mega-data breaches such as the Target breach in 2013, new research from the Center for Identity at The University of Texas at Austin has found that old-fashioned “analog” theft is the major driver in identity-related crimes...
A passenger on an American Airlines flight says a flight attendant who has since been grounded nearly hit a baby when he jerked a stroller away from a woman holding the child. Olivia Morgan, an executive with an education-related nonprofit, tells the New York Times that she...
The gruesome 1981 death of Virginia Freeman haunts the investigators involved with the still-unsolved case. Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk says they have plentiful DNA evidence from the death of the married mother of two, but there has never been a match found in the genetic...