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(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) Texas Senator John Cornyn is the lone Texas senator supporting the newly introduced American Health Care Act. While the two Texas GOP senators agree Obamacare is in failing, Ted Cruz opposes the new act saying it doesn't go far enough to undo the Affordable...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked a judge to allow the state to join Dallas County officials in a federal lawsuit brought by immigrants alleging their civil rights were violated when they were held in the county jail on immigration holds. The 2015 lawsuit alleges that...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Federal authorities say a 25-year-old man arrested for possessing a destructive device is responsible for a January fire that destroyed a South Texas mosque, but he hasn't been charged in the blaze. Justice Department spokeswoman Angela Dodge in...
(Photo credit: State of Texas) Prosecutors who have spent nearly two years building a criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on securities fraud charges now want his upcoming trial postponed until they're paid. The request Thursday comes amid a protracted battle...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Retail gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide are down a penny this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide price at the pump was an average $2.11 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying an average $2.30 per gallon. The association...
(Photo credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office) A Houston man accused of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy at a gas station in 2015 has been ruled mentally competent to stand trial for capital murder. During a court hearing Wednesday, a judge ruled Shannon Miles could be tried...
Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in just over two years. The Fort Worth, Texas-based retailer filed its petition in bankruptcy court in Delaware on Wednesday. The company says it's closing about 200 stores and evaluating...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) A woman who says she was wrongfully arrested following a deadly 2015 shootout involving bikers at a Waco, Texas, restaurant has filed a lawsuit alleging civil rights violations and asking for $350 million in damages. Attorneys for Morgan English...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate has unanimously approved a bill seeking to crackdown on improper relationships between teachers and students. Lawmakers have for months expressed alarm at what they've called a growing problem. Houston Republican Sen. Paul Bettencourt's...