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State Representative Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) has filed House Bill 1269, which would increase state funding for public charter schools in Texas. HB 1269 will increase public funding for charter schools based on state average testing requirements and the economic characteristics...
(Photo Credit: GoFundMe/ Mesquite ISD) Officials say a Dallas-area teacher's aide faked having cancer and his time off granted for surgery coincided with a West Virginia court date. The Dallas Morning News reports administrators Tuesday told students at Wilkinson Middle School...
A white North Texas police officer suspended without pay for 10 days after wrestling a black woman and her daughter to the ground has numerous commendations in his personnel file for actions taken in the course of his duties. The Fort Worth Police Department released records for...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) Former President George H.W. Bush is increasing his activity as he recovers from pneumonia at a Houston hospital. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath said Tuesday that the 92-year-old Bush is sitting up, talking with physicians, staff and visitors, and...
Burnet Police badge courtest of BPD Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/City-of-Burnet-Police-Department-726802307378719/ After a two-week long investigation into the burglary of a building report at the new Burnet County Agro Life building, on January 9th and again on...
Photos courtesy of NBPD The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public on the identities of two shoplifters. Images of the pair of shoplifters and their vehicle were captured on the store’s surveillance cameras, and now NBPD is seeking help from the public...
Shutterstock photo AUSTIN, Texas — There are more than 300,000 victims of human trafficking in Texas, including almost 79,000 minors and youth victims of sex trafficking and nearly 234,000 adult victims of labor trafficking, according to a groundbreaking study by the Institute...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law. The justices said Monday they will not review a lower court ruling that held the law was discriminatory. That court ordered changes in...
The man who was fatally shot after confronting two suspects following a jewelry store robbery at a San Antonio mall is being described by a friend as someone who wouldn't hesitate to protect his family or others who might be in danger. Family friend Chris Cercone says 42-year-...