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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-...
Audrey Morton photo/KLBJ 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...
Photo courtesy of Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) AUSTIN, TX -- Today, Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) filed SB 575, also known as the Small Business Tax Relief Act. If passed, SB 575 would raise the total revenue exemption on the state's business...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Authorities say three people have been fatally shot and two others are injured in what's being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide. The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office said its dispatch received a call early Sunday from an unidentified man...
(Photo Credit: Wichita County Sheriff's Office) A North Texas father has pleaded guilty in a 2015 murder-for-hire plot that targeted his daughter's boyfriend. The Wichita Falls Times Record News reports 59-year-old Jeffrey Bryan Peyton is expected to be sentenced to 22 years in...
(Photo Credit: Associated Press) San Antonio police say two suspects are in custody after a robbery inside a shopping mall ended in a shooting that left one man dead and several injured. In a statement early Monday, police say both suspects face preliminary charges of capital...
(Photo Credit: Loncar and Associates) An autopsy on a prominent personal injury lawyer found unresponsive in his car showed that he died of an accidental cocaine overdose. Brian Loncar was found Dec. 4 in the front seat of his vehicle, which was parked in front of his downtown...