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(Credit: Shutterstock) The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.15 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents more than last week and is 18 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Bexar County sheriff says a deputy is under arrest for collecting drug debts on behalf of a county inmate and then forwarding the money to the incarcerated man. Sheriff Javier Salazar said during a news conference Wednesday that deputy Rita Alvarez is...
Photo: Federal authorities are detaining some survivors of a deadly human smuggling operation in the same facility as the driver of the truck in which they were smuggled, and advocates are worried that it could further traumatize them. Michael McCrum, an attorney for survivors,...
(Credit: NOAA) With four months remaining in the 2017 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to evaluate their emergency plans and tune in to weather forecasts for potential hurricanes and tropical storms. Historically, August and...
(Credit: Library of Congress) The House Ethics Committee has cleared Democratic and Republican lawmakers in separate inquiries. The panel said Tuesday it is dropping investigations against Democrat Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico and Republican Roger Williams of Texas. Lujan,...
A west Texas cattle rancher and his wife have donated $1 million to Gov. Greg Abbott, following a trend of seven-figure political donations across the U.S. The Houston Chronicle reports that Mike and Mary Porter made the donation in June. Michael Malbin is the executive director...
Photo: Shutterstock Eighteen Texas sheriffs have signed up to participate in a federal immigration enforcement program that checks the immigration status of inmates in the county jail. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced the 18 official partnership...
(Credit: Backpage.com) U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), John McCain (R-Ariz.),...
(Credit: Texas Department of Public Safety) The reward for Manuel Raul Maese, 63, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August. Maese is...