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Sen. Ted Cruz's re-election campaign is sending fundraising letters in envelopes marked "Summons Enclosed - Open Immediately," suggesting they could contain court appearance orders. Instead, inside is a letter from the Texas Republican asking for support in his race against...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to reveal his plan to improve school safety in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school near Houston this month. Abbott will unveil the plan Wednesday morning at a news conference at Dallas school district headquarters. Last week - just...
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez owes $12,000-plus in overdue property taxes on seven properties, a previously unreported shortfall that could prove embarrassing as she tries to unseat Republican Greg Abbott in November. The Houston Chronicle reports that Valdez's...
Survivors of last week's school shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. They said they want more armed security to keep campuses safe...
(Photo: KXII.com) Texas Education Agency director Mike Morath is demanding Educational Testing Service of New Jersey to pay $100,000 in damages for the testing problems that led to over 41 thousand students getting kicked off the test in April and nearly 30 thousand students...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.76 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is six cents more than last week and is 58 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
The American Civil Liberties Union has released documents detailing widespread allegations of misconduct by U.S. border authorities toward children, including kicking one in the ribs, denying medical attention to a pregnant teen who complained of pain and threatening others with...
The focus of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school safety and mass shootings is shifting to those closest to the recent violence, including students, surviving victims and even one person who grabbed a gun and fought back. Thursday's meeting will feature more than 30...
The lawyer for a woman who accused a Texas trooper of sexual assault during a traffic stop has apologized after the release of body camera video that appears to contradict her claims. Lee Merritt said in a statement Wednesday that he is "sorry for any trouble these claims may...