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Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that Brothers Market & Meat Mart in Houston has been closed down for violating the terms of a temporary injunction. The original lawsuit was filed after several undercover investigations by the Houston Police Department Narcotics...
In Austin today, Brian David Haney, 37, partial owner of Vidor Pharmacy, pleaded guilty to federal bribery and tax charges in connection with a health care fraud scheme announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Lane,...
A Houston man whose 2010 videotaped beating by police was cited by activists as an example of police brutality against minorities has been charged with capital murder. 22-year-old Chad Holley remains jailed ollowing a brief court appearance. He's accused of fatally shooting a...
A 23-year-old Central Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the shooting deaths of two friends at his home while he was on a hallucinogenic drug. A jury on Monday found Garrett Ballard guilty of capital murder and then a judge sentenced him in the...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he does expect the U.S. to build new physical barriers along the border with Mexico once Donald Trump takes office. But Abbott also said Tuesday that "we don't want to see a wall" through the Big Bend region. Texas shares more than 1,200 miles with...
AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a reply in support of a petition for a writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the Court to take up Texas’ voter ID law and correct the Fifth Circuit’s misguided ruling that the law violates Section 2 of the Voting...
The Killeen Independent School District (ISD) board of trustees is discussing a Christmas poster displayed by a staff member that was forced to be torn down. Dedra Shannon, a clinic aid at Patterson Middle School, decorated the nurse’s office door with a scene from A Charlie...
Yesterday , 33rd District Court Judge Allan Garrett sentenced Garrett James Ballard to life without the possibility of parole for the capital murders of Elijah Benson, 17, and Travis Fox, 26. Garrett Ballard was immediately remanded to the custody of the Burnet County Sheriff...
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act , which includes reforms to the mental health and criminal justice system based on his Mental Health and Safe Communities Act : “Today is a...