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Texas lawmakers plan to bring to the floor several bills that would restrict abortions despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last summer that found two provisions of Texas law on the procedure unconstitutional. The Dallas Morning News reports that lawmakers are undeterred by the...
The Texas Department of State Health Services and Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services have identified an additional Brownsville resident with a locally acquired case of Zika virus disease. It is the sixth local mosquito-transmitted case in Cameron County and...
Vehicle accidents are a leading cause of injuries and deaths over the holiday season, and most drunk driving accidents in Texas happen on New Year’s Eve. Recognizing the long-lasting costs and devastating impact that a drunk driving accident can have for victims and family...
Texas has collected more than $160,000 in child support since starting a program this year that bars some parents who owe money from renewing vehicle registrations. The Dallas Morning News reports December was the first month renewal requests can be denied in the Texas Attorney...
A white Texas police officer has been put on restricted duty after a video of him wrestling a black woman to the ground before arresting her and her two teenage daughters was posted on Facebook. The incident began in a Fort Worth neighborhood Wednesday afternoon when an officer...
The federal judge who ruled that Texas' foster care system is unconstitutionally broken has been named The Dallas Morning News' Texan of the Year. The newspaper announced Friday that U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack was being recognized because she "punctured our...
A court transcript shows then-Baylor University President Ken Starr circumvented other school administrators to lift the academic misconduct suspension of a football player who allegedly went on to commit three sexual assaults. The Wall Street Journal reports that Starr granted...
Governor Greg Abbott today pardoned the following five Texans recommended by the Board of Pardons and Paroles: Melissa Kay Wade, 42, was sentenced to pay a $100 fine and $60.38 restitution for theft by check in 1991. Carlos Homero Salazar, 32, was sentenced to 12 months of...
FROM AAA TEXAS (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.06 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cents more than last week and 27 cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major...