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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is telling lawmakers to get to work on better funding the state's beleaguered child welfare system and banning so-called "sanctuary cities." Abbott on Tuesday used his second State of the State address to echo President Donald Trump's...
Western Union logo AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a $5 million settlement with Western Union to protect consumers from wire fraud scams. The deal, which involves 49 states and the District of Columbia, resolves an investigation into complaints by...
Shutterstock photo AUSTIN, TX -- During today's State of the State address, Texas Governor Greg Abbott named issues related to foster care and child protective services to a list of emergency legislative priorities he hopes to see addressed during the 85th Legislative Session...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Advocates have rallied at the state Capitol to promote a bill seeking to raise from 17 to 18 the age at which offenders automatically enter Texas' adult legal system. More than 200 students, teachers and other supporters of a proposal by Houston...
(Photo Credit: State of Texas) A court has halted more than $200,000 to prosecutors in the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton after one of his donors sued over the mounting legal bills to taxpayers. The ruling Monday comes as Paxton awaits trial in May on...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is laying out a new agenda that's expected to enthusiastically embrace President Donald Trump's crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities." Abbott on Tuesday will deliver his State of the State address to the Republican-controlled Legislature at a time when...
Photo courtesy of Senator Charles Schwertner AUSTIN, TX -- Today, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed SB 674, legislation requiring the Texas Medical Board (TMB) to create an expedited licensure process that would allow out-of-state psychiatrists to treat Texas...
Photos courtesy of DPS AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Gilbert Garza, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Garza, who is a Hermandad de...
Authorities in San Antonio say a gunman fatally shot a man and wounded a woman before jumping to his death hours later from an Interstate 10 bridge. The Bexar (bayr) County sheriff's office said in a statement Sunday that deputies responded Saturday evening to a shooting at the...