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President Donald Trump has tweeted his support for eight top Texas Republicans ahead of the state's primary next week. On Twitter on Tuesday, Trump encouraged "all of my many Texas friends" to vote for Gov. Greg Abbott, Sen. Ted Cruz, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and Attorney General...
Fayette County Sheriffs Deputies pull over an SUV yesterday. The driver and passenger were acting suspiciously. The K-9 Officer Lobos detected narcotics. After dropping the gas tank which had a false bottom, deputies discovered liquid meth with a street value of about $6 million...
Federal authorities are investigating a suspected natural gas leak that caused an explosion at a newly renovated house in Dallas, killing a 12-year-old girl and injuring four other members of her family. The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a three-person...
Governor Greg Abbott Thursday issued a proclamation commuting the death sentence of Thomas Bartlett Whitaker following a unanimous decision by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. Thomas Bartlett Whitaker will now serve life in prison without the possibility of parole...
A Houston-area school district is threatening to suspend students who disrupt classes or walk out to protest current gun laws. The Houston Chronicle reports that Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes sent a letter to families and published on schools' social media Tuesday...
(Photo Shutterstock/ Anthony Correia) Saying in a statement that evangelist Billy Graham has touched countless Texas lives from his first major event in Fort Worth in 1951 to his final major event in Dallas in 2002. Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott ordered the Texas Flag to be flown at...
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, in a rare decision, is unanimously recommending the death sentence of convicted killer Thomas "Bart" Whitaker be commuted to life. Whitaker is set for lethal injection Thursday for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother and...
Dallas police say a U.S. Postal Service worker has been found shot to death inside a mail truck along a busy highway. Police released a statement Monday saying the case is being investigated as a homicide. Police say officers found the worker's body inside the government vehicle...
Authorities say a Texas trooper has been shot and wounded while pursuing a suspect. The trooper reportedly pulled a man over Sunday afternoon in Guadalupe County. The Department of Public Safety says the man gave false information and a scuffle began as the trooper tried to...