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(photos courtesy DPS) FROM TEXAS DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AUSTIN – 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...
Photo: Shutterstock More than 50 Houston business leaders, including the heads of some of the nation's top oil companies, are opposing a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people - adding to an already long list of powerful and lucrative firms opposing it. In a letter...
Photo: Shutterstock A dozen Texas inmates are serving a sentence the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional because they were younger than 18 when they committed their crimes. In early 2016, the court told states to retroactively apply its 2012 ruling that banned...
Photo: Shutterstock Police in at least two Dallas suburbs say they're trying to determine what's preventing people from being able to make emergency 911 calls. Authorities in Plano (PLAY'-noh) and Rowlett (row-LET'), both just northeast of Dallas, are asking anyone facing an...
(Credit: Office of the Governor) Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the 139th annual Sheriffs' Association Training Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas. In his speech, the Governor outlined legislation passed during the 85th legislative session to further...
(Credit: Associated Press) Bishop C. Andrew Doyle of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, joined by other faith leaders and Texas Impact, a statewide interfaith organization whose membership includes more than two dozen Christian, Jewish, and Muslim denominational bodies, filed an...
KLBJ file photo A judge has ordered Baylor University to turn over to plaintiffs' attorneys records of all cases of sexual assault and harassment since 2003 in a lawsuit against the nation's largest Baptist school. A group of women is suing Baylor, claiming the school in Texas...
KLBJ file photo A new trial date of Dec. 11 is set for Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to face felony securities fraud charges. It's the third time a trial date has been set. Paxton's case was previously scheduled to begin in April, then September. The Houston...
Texas health officials have reported what they believe to be the state's first case this year of local Zika virus transmission. A statement Wednesday by the Texas Department of State Health Services says the person hasn't traveled outside his home area recently, so the virus was...