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FROM THE OFFICE OF ATTY GEN'L KEN PAXTON AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the state of Texas will receive $1,015,420 in a $19.5 million settlement that 42 other state attorneys general reached with the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS)...
FROM AAA TEXAS (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $1.99 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is six cents more than last week and 16 cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major...
Hundreds of well-wishers applauded World War II veterans George H.W. Bush and Bob Dole during a patriotic Texas ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. The ex-president, who's 92, and the 93-year-old former Kansas senator attended Wednesday's event at...
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief says the surge of Central American families seeking asylum at the southwestern U.S. border is not letting up. Gil Kerlikowske says apprehensions at the border can reach nearly 2,000 a day, with most people turning themselves in. He...
Texas could host the nation's next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as its rates of schoolchildren who refuse to get shots for non-medical reasons rises. The number of Texas kindergarten through 12th grade students who reported filing conscientious...
The Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division today announced it will be entering into a partnership with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to launch a High Needs Conservatorship Pilot Project aimed at improving emergency and long-term...
A man charged with capital murder in the slaying of a San Antonio police officer says he's not a "bad guy" and has had trouble since losing his identification in 2006. Otis McKane, in jailhouse interviews Monday, declined to discuss the Nov. 20 shooting of Detective Benjamin...
Prosecutors say two 60-year-old cousins from Mexico must serve life terms in U.S. prisons for helping set up the 2013 Texas slaying of an attorney who once led a drug cartel. Jesus Gerardo Ledezma-Cepeda was sentenced Tuesday in Fort Worth. Ledezma-Cepeda in May was convicted of...
Hundreds of people protested a white nationalist's speaking engagement at the Texas A&M University campus. Several groups protested outside of the student center Tuesday night during and before the appearance by Richard Spencer, who leads a white nationalist organization...