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(Photo credit: Texas Department of Public Safety) Police say a man who fatally shot a Houston-area deputy constable outside a county courthouse last week killed himself the next day. Baytown police Lt. Steve Dorris on Monday said 64-year-old William Kenny was the man who shot...
The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill requiring children under 18 to get their parents' permission before joining labor unions. The proposal by Republican Sen. Jane Nelson of Flower Mound passed 20-11 along party lines in the Republican-controlled chamber...
Photo: Shutterstock A new effort to reduce gang violence in Houston won't be affected by reports of rising fear among Latinos of being detained by immigration authorities, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday. Abbott announced that he would direct $500,000 in grant money and...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Senate also approved bills exempting victims and witnesses of sexual assaults from being punished under university code of conduct rules and making it easier to report such assaults anonymously and online. The bills by Democratic Sen. Kirk Watson of...
Photo: Shutterstock AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A judge ruled for a second time Monday that Texas' strict voter ID law was intentionally crafted to discriminate against minorities, which follows another court finding evidence of racial gerrymandering in how Republican lawmakers drew...
(Photo credit: State of Texas) Attorney General Ken Paxton today led a coalition of 15 states in filing an amicus brief with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals defending President Trump’s revised immigration order. The revised order provides for a temporary suspension of...
(Photo credit: Twitter/Bill Clinton) Former President Bill Clinton has been spending some time with former President George H. W. Bush and wife Barbara in Houston. In a tweet on Sunday, Clinton said they "caught up about kids, grandkids, old times and new times. And socks."...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Thousands of people are marching and rallying in downtown Dallas to call for an overhaul of the nation's immigration system and end to what organizers say is an aggressive deportation policy. Organizers who called Sunday's event the "Dallas Mega...
(Photo Shutterstock/Christopher Halloran) After all the partisan political showdowns the US Supreme Court will have nine justices once again. Republican Texas Senator John Cornyn says invoking the so-called nuclear option to get Judge Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate with a...