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(Photo credit: Office of the Governor) Governor Greg Abbott today spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding a number of pro-Israel bills signed into law during the 85th legislature. The phone conversation today follows Governor Abbott’s trip to Israel last...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Harris County will comply with a court ruling that has allowed dozens of inmates who can't afford their bail to be freed from a Houston jail. However, First Assistant County Attorney Robert Soard said Justice Clarence Thomas' rejection of the county's...
FROM AAA TEXAS (PHOTO SHUTTERSTOCK/By Ollyy) Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.19 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is one cent less than last week and four cents more per gallon than last...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Texting while driving will soon be illegal in Texas. Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he's signed the ban into law, ending a decade-long effort by safety advocates to reduce potentially deadly driver distractions on the road. Texas will join at...
(Credit: Associated Press) Texas sheriff's deputy has been placed on administrative leave after a man died in a confrontation with her and her husband last month outside of a restaurant. In a statement Tuesday, the sheriff's office said Harris County deputy Shauna Thompson has...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A Houston-area school district says it no longer employs a teacher who gave a student a mock award naming her "most likely to become a terrorist." The Channelview Independent School District disclosed in a statement issued Tuesday that it had parted with...
Photo: Chris Fox/KLBJ AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced a legislative special session that will begin on July 18th, 2017. In his announcement, Governor Abbott identified 20 items that will be included on the special session call. "Considering all the successes of the...
Photo credit: Steven Jackson-Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license./Turmeric Curcumin combined with other nutrients has anti-cancer properties When you dine on curry and baked apples, enjoy the fact that you are eating something that could play a role starving — or...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A Texas-based company has agreed to pay the U.S. government almost $2.5 million to settle allegations that it obtained inside information to gain an advantage in bidding for federal prison contracts. The Justice Department announced the settlement Monday...