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Families on vacation, parties, celebrations, sunny weather and alcohol can be a deadly mix on Texas roadways this Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) warns all motorists to plan ahead giving you plenty of time to reach your destination and drive...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) inspected 7,795 commercial motor vehicles as part of Roadcheck 2016 , a national inspection initiative held annually aimed at enhancing commercial motor vehicle safety. The three-day inspection effort spanned from June 7 –...
State Attorney General Ken Paxton says Texas will get $50 million in civil penalties from Volkswagen as part of a multi-state settlement with the German automaker over allegations it cheated on emissions tests. While the state settled civil penalties, Texas is still pursuing...
Three more women have joined a federal lawsuit against Baylor University accusing the school of doing nothing to help them after they reported being sexually assaulted on or near campus. The former Baylor students are identified only as Jane Doe. On Tuesday, they joined a...
Authorities have released 911 calls related to a Houston-area mother before who fatally shot her two daughters. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday released 911 calls from Christy Sheats' home and from a neighbor. In one call, a woman is heard crying, "Please!...
AUSTIN, Texas — A majority of Texas voters support stricter immigration laws, including building a wall between the United States and Mexico and disallowing Muslims who are not citizens from entering the U.S., according to the latest poll conducted by The University of Texas at...
From AAA Texas (Coppell, TX) – AAA Texas projects nearly 3.1 million people in the Lone Star State will travel this Independence Day weekend which is a one percent increase in overall travel volume from last year. The holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, June 30 to...
A Muslim student who moved to Qatar with his family following his arrest at a suburban Dallas high school when a homemade clock he brought to class was mistaken for a possible bomb has returned to the United States for the summer. KDFW-TV reports 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed...
A federal judge has denied the latest appeal by one of the three men convicted in the notorious 1998 Jasper dragging death. The Beaumont Enterprise reports John William King's most recent appeal was turned down last week. King's attorneys have contended he was not at the crime...