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A Hispanic female ex-sheriff has won a Democratic runoff in Texas to become the first openly gay and first Latina nominated for the state's governor. While Lupe Valdez's victory Tuesday breaks barriers, the 70-year-old former Dallas County sheriff faces long odds of ousting...
Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed. Santa Fe High School instructors and support staff returned to campus on Wednesday, four days after the mass shooting that left eight students and two teachers dead. Leigh Wall, the superintendent...
The Texas Department of Public Safety is disputing allegations that a state trooper sexually assaulted a woman while he arrested her on suspicion of drunken driving. A lawyer representing the woman says the trooper offered to let her go during a field sobriety test Sunday in...
A sheriff says officers were able to "engage" the shooter at a Texas school four minutes after they were called to the scene. Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset says the shooter was contained Friday afternoon, with minimal gunfire from law enforcement officers. He says...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Vic Hinterlang) UPDATE: 4:13 At least ten people are dead and ten wounded, most of them students, after another Texas school shooting at Santa Fe High School south of Houston. Attorney General Ken Paxton, speaking to Fox News says when asked what can be done...
The former city manager of the South Texas town of Crystal City has been sentenced to 35 years in federal prison on conspiracy, bribery, wire fraud and theft counts arising from a corruption probe. U.S. District Judge Alia Moses read the sentence against William James Jonas III...
A group of nearly 60 officials from communities hit hard by Hurricane Harvey is asking Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to tap the state's $11 billion rainy day fund to help match federal grants that can be used on flood mitigation projects. A letter sent by officials to Abbott on Tuesday...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.70 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is seven cents more than last week and is 53 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan...
All lanes of the I-35 frontage road at Wonder World in San Marcos are closed due to an earlier oil spill. The City reports the north to south turn around has also been shut down as is southbound exit 202. The closures are expected to last through rush hour if not longer.