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An area of the College Station police department parking lot set up to provide a safe location for people selling and trading online items has become not safe for two would-be entrepreneurs accused of dealing stolen merchandise. Police say Jahilil Ryan Brown and Deanthony...
(Photo: Shutterstock/ Natalia Bratslavsky) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' Republican-controlled House has approved tough new limits on abortion, striking back after the U.S. Supreme Court gutted many restrictions on the procedure the state passed in 2013. The chamber voted 93-45 on...
(Photo: Shutterstock/ GlebStock) HOUSTON (AP) - A black Texas congressman said Saturday that he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Al Green held a town hall meeting and played recordings of...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Health and Human Services Commission announced that Texas has been awarded $27.4 million in federal funds to combat opioid use disorders. The grant, provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, will boost Texas’ efforts...
Photo: Shutterstock Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging it to suspend, review and reconsider Obama-era EPA regulations that Texas challenged in 12 lawsuits that are still pending against the federal agency...
Texas lawmakers are moving to finally abolish a provision allowing people to face jail time for selling unlabeled CDs. Vending a CD without the name of the band or singer is currently a felony punishable by up to one year in jail - a penalty rarely, if ever, employed by the...
A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dogfights in a program that fostered sexual violence. A former Baylor volleyball player identified only as Jane Doe filed the lawsuit Tuesday. It alleges she was...
A Texas state senator says he's innocent of fraud, bribery and money laundering charges that could bring a 200-year prison sentence if convicted on all counts. Carlos Uresti, a Democrat from San Antonio, turned himself in Wednesday to authorities in his hometown before appearing...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ The Texas Senate has approved a bill allowing drivers to offer donations to help the state clear its backlog of untested rape kits. The proposal asks drivers renewing their licenses to donate $1 or more to help test rape kits awaiting analysis. The GOP-...