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Officials are telling residents in outlying parts of Corpus Christi that they can safely drink tap water again, as the bulk of the city remains under an advisory to refrain from using it. The city released a map late Thursday showing the parts of the city where it's now safe to...
A federal judge has blocked, until at least next month, hotly debated Texas rules mandating burial or cremation of fetal remains that were set to go into effect within days. The ruling by Austin-based U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks begins the latest legal battle for a state...
Today, a Bell County judge issued a ruling that a Christmas poster in Killeen could be placed back on the door with the additional text “Ms. Shannon’s Christmas Message.” Texas Values president Jonathan Saenz represented Dedra Shannon in court today, a staff member of Killeen...
State lawmakers could be cracking down on doctors and pain management clinics that over-prescribe addictive and dangerous drugs. An Austin State Senator wants to take aim against so-called 'Pill Mills'. Those are practices who over-prescribe highly addictive opioid pain...
Attorney General Ken Paxton today intervened into a lawsuit filed on behalf of nurse’s aide Dedra Shannon against the Killeen Independent School District (KISD) over its decision to take down Ms. Shannon’s Christmas decoration. The principal of KISD’s Patterson Middle School...
Washington, D.C. (December 15, 2016)—Kiplinger has named its 300 Best College Values for 2017. The rankings, introduced in 1998, now combine public schools, private universities and private liberal arts colleges into a single, comprehensive list. Kiplinger also ranked the top...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.03 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents more than last week and 23 cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in the Lone...
FROM AAA TEXAS (Coppell, TX) – More than 8.2 million Texans—the most on record—are expected to travel for the year-end holidays, according to AAA Texas. This represents a 0.2 percent increase, or 20,000 more people traveling, compared with last year. This comes despite one fewer...
The father of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been found guilty of falsely identifying himself as a peace officer two years ago. A Tarrant County jury found 51-year-old Fred Couch guilty Wednesday of a misdemeanor charge of...