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A new study finds that more than four-fifths of Texas school districts teach no sex education or offer curriculums focusing solely on abstinence. That's despite Texas being among the nation's teen pregnancy leaders. A study released Tuesday by the left-leaning watchdog group the...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) Lawyers for New York real estate heir Robert Durst want to boot a New York Times reporter from court because he's a possible witness in the murder case. Defense attorney Dick DeGuerin asked a Los Angeles judge Tuesday to exclude reporter Charles...
(Photo Credit: Bell County Sheriff's Office) A murder suspect who had been booked into a Central Texas jail with bond initially set at $4 billion bond has been released after he posted a reduced bond of $151,000. The Bell County Sheriff's Office says Antonio Marquis Willis of...
(Photo Credit: Tarrant County Jail) A Mexican national sentenced to eight years in prison for voter fraud in Texas says she was wrongly used by authorities as an example of fraud. Rosa Maria Ortega, who was brought to Texas as an infant, says she held a green card and always...
(Photo Credit: Insurance Council of Texas) Texas highways continue to be a deadly form of travel as traffic crashes involving injuries and fatalities continue to rise. There were 3,400 fatal crashes on Texas highways in 2016 and 175,000 injury accidents. The National Highway...
Authorities in Southwest Texas are looking for someone who shot a mail carrier and then stole her vehicle. State and federal law enforcement officials are investigating the Saturday morning shooting of a rural mail carrier in Spring Branch in Comal County, about 30 miles north...
Records show that one of the largest school districts in Texas used parent information forms for years that contained inaccurate information about the special education process. The Houston Chronicle reports that Harris County's Klein Independent School District provided...
(Photo Credit: KLBJ Staff Photographer) Special prosecutors want Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's criminal trial on securities fraud charges moved elsewhere over claims that his hometown supporters have tainted the jury pool. The request Thursday comes as Paxton awaits trial...
UT logo AUSTIN—The University of Texas System and the Texas Association of Community Colleges have partnered to form the Texas Dual Credit Task Force—a first-of-its-kind collaboration to study programs that allow students to earn both high school and college credit for one...