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Photo: Shutterstock Officials are appealing a judge's ruling that found the Houston-area's bail system unconstitutional for individuals arrested for lesser offenses. The decision to continue the legal fight was made despite pleas from several local religious leaders who had...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that would let state officials ban a transgender wrestling champion from competing. The measure comes after Trinity Euless junior Mack Beggs, who is transitioning from female to male, won a Texas state...
WASHINGTON - The American Civil Liberties Union issued a “travel alert” today informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future to anticipate the possible violation of their constitutional rights when stopped by law enforcement. The alert comes amid the passing of...
(Credit: Associated Press) The Texas Senate has voted to authorize nearly $340,000 over the next two years to reimburse counties whose police officers attend U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement training on better enforcing federal immigration law. Under ICE's 287(g) program...
(Credit: LULAC) A Latino rights groups says it has filed what may be the first lawsuit challenging a new "sanctuary cities" ban in Texas that allows local police to ask a person during routine stops whether they're in the U.S legally. Luis Vera is an attorney with the League of...
Texas has charged to the forefront of national debate over immigration as Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a so-called "sanctuary cities" ban that lets police ask during routine stops whether someone is in the U.S. legally and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don't...
Records show that a white Texas police officer who was fired for fatally shooting a black teenager was briefly suspended in 2013 following a complaint about his conduct while serving as a witness in a drunk-driving case. Personnel records from the Balch Springs, Texas, Police...
Photo: DPS AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added David Lee Gonzales, 40, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Gonzales, a confirmed Tango Blast Houstone...
(Photo Shutterstock/ InnerVisionPRO) Marijuana advocates are running a commercial in Austin and throughout the state calling for reduced penalties for those who are caught with small amounts. The Texas House will vote soon on HB-81 which would remove the threat of arrest, jail...