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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...
The Harris County sheriff is backing away from his office's earlier explanation on how a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot by deputies, marking the second time in as many days a top Texas law enforcement official has corrected the circumstances of a teenager's death. Sheriff Ed...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Police in suburban Dallas have fired the officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy riding in a vehicle leaving party, and the family of the teenager wants criminal charges filed against the officer. Balch Springs, Texas, Police Chief Jonathan...
Photo: NBPD Yesterday, New Braunfels Police were called to the 200 block of Creekside Way for a theft in progress at the Belk department store. Loss prevention staff said that two men and two women were working together to steal perfume and cologne from the store by concealing...
Photo: Shutterstock AUSTIN – This month marks the 15th anniversary of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign urging Texans to buckle up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that since its inception 15 years ago, our life-saving campaign has resulted...
(Photo credit: United States Senate) Today on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the bipartisan legislation to fund the government, which includes additional funding for border security and defense, and the importance of free trade agreements to Texas...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Talk show host Tomi Lahren has agreed to a settlement that ends her lawsuit against Glenn Beck and his online platform, The Blaze. The lawsuit filed in Dallas, Texas, had alleged wrongful termination. Lahren was ousted from her program after she...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) A court that found racial gerrymandering and intentional discrimination in Texas voting maps has set a summer trial that could impact the 2018 elections. The trial ordered Monday comes after the three-judge panel in San Antonio found that Republicans...