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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...
(Photo KLBJ Newsradio KLBJ 590 AM and 99.7FM/Eric Leikam) Senators in Washington pass the $1.1 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill that will keep the federal government in business for another fiscal year. Texas Senator John Cornyn says it does a lot for national and border...
Photo: Shutterstock AUSTIN – As part of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month , the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers to use extra caution around motorcycles on roads and highways. The special awareness month is observed during the month of May. “...
(Photo Shutterstock/Nexus 7) FROM AAA TEXAS (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.21 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cents less than last week and 21 cents more per gallon than last...
The Texas House has approved scrapping the state's U.S. history exam required to graduate high school and replacing it with a civics test similar to the naturalization exam. Since 2015, more than a dozen states have required high school social studies curriculum to include...
The Texas Legislature has passed a ban on "sanctuary cities" that allows police officers to ask about a person's immigration status and threatens sheriffs and police chiefs with jail time if they don't work with federal authorities. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has pledged to...