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Texas has filed a lawsuit to force the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to decide whether an impounded shipment of a drug used for executions should be delivered to the state. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the FDA is either incompetent or willfully obstructing the...
A federal judge in Texas has ordered a halt to another Obama administration effort to strengthen transgender rights, this time over health rules that social conservatives say could force doctors to violate their religious beliefs. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor on Saturday...
The first trial over a Central Texas gunfight involving rival motorcycle gangs that left nine people dead and more than 150 bikers charged is now set for April, 23 months after the 2015 shootout. Several charged in the gunfire at a Twin Peaks restaurant have been seeking a...
A small single-seat airplane has crashed into a South Central Texas home but authorities say the pilot and four people inside the home have escaped without injury. New Braunfels police say the 67-year-old pilot, identified only as a Converse man, says the plane lost power late...
The Texas attorney general's office is challenging a federal judge's ruling this week that the state is not complying with her earlier directive that foster children shouldn't be placed in any group home that doesn't have 24-hour supervision. Attorney General Ken Paxton said in...
Army officials say they've recovered the body of one of two soldiers killed when a Texas Army National Guard helicopter broke apart on a routine training mission and crashed into Galveston Bay about 25 miles southeast of Houston. Maj. Gen. John Nichols says an Army investigative...
Federal authorities say they've arrested 15 people, including nine in Waco, for participating in a methamphetamine distribution ring operating in Central Texas. A federal indictment unsealed in Waco says the ring since January has been involved in the drug operation covering...
Federal prosecutors say the part-owner of a Southeast Texas pharmacy has pleaded guilty to federal bribery and tax charges in a health care kickbacks scheme. With his plea before a federal judge in Austin, 37-year-old Brian David Haney admits paying more than $800,000 to the...
The Houston Chronicle is reporting Texas-based ice cream maker Blue Bell wants federal regulators to ease precautions in place since a deadly listeria outbreak and allow the company to return to more normal procedures followed by its competitors. The newspaper , reviewing...