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President Donald Trump told a Texas sheriff they could "destroy" the career of a state lawmaker trying to reform asset forfeiture laws that critics say police abuse as a funding source. Trump's comment Tuesday drew laughs during a meeting with sheriffs in the White House while...
(Photo Credit: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office) Authorities north of Houston have arrested a man previously convicted in a voter fraud scheme in which a group of people gave a hotel as their residence so they could vote to unseat a local utility board. Montgomery County jail...
(Photo Credit: KLBJ Staff Photographer) The Texas Senate has preliminarily approved an anti-"sanctuary cities" bill punishing local governments that don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities. It's the strongest indication yet that the state's Republicans look to crack...
Photo courtesy of governor's office AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after the Texas Senate passed an ethics reform package (SB 14), one of Governor Abbott’s emergency legislative priorities: “The faith that people have in their democracy is...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is criticizing a business group study suggesting that the so-called "bathroom bill" could cost Texas billions in lost revenue. The Texas Association of Business has estimated that a proposal barring transgender Texans from...
(Photo Credit: McLennan County Sheriff's Office) Baylor University has fired a newly hired assistant strength and conditioning coach after he was arrested on a prostitution solicitation charge. A Baylor athletics department statement Monday says Brandon Washington was fired...
(Image courtesy TxDOT) FROM TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AUSTIN – To honor the past while anticipating the future, the Texas Department of Transportation celebrates a century of service this year with a traveling exhibit and other events to highlight the agency’s ongoing...
(Photo Credit: J&S Barbecue Restaurant) Houston police say a barbecue restaurant owner has shot and killed one of two suspected robbers. Authorities say the man was leaving J&S Barbecue on Houston's northeast side after closing up Saturday night when two men jumped out...
(Photo Credit: White House) A 68-year-old San Antonio man whose life prison sentence was commuted by President Barack Obama is back in jail after authorities say he crashed his car into another vehicle while fleeing from officers following a drug deal. A federal magistrate judge...