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Houston's police chief says the officers who shot a black man earlier this month followed department policy when they did not immediately activate their body cameras because they needed to first confront the danger the man posed. Acting police Chief Martha Montalvo in a...
DPS officials said they monitor events that may involve a public safety aspect across the state, nation and world. "Our level of vigilance increases to meet any potential threats, and we adjust our security measures when conditions warrant. Closing the Capitol’s South Entrance...
FROM AAA TEXAS The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.03 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cent less than last week and 50 cents less per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
A Texas school district that triggered a passionate debate when it announced restroom guidelines for transgender students is pledging to work more closely with parents on matters affecting LGBT children. Fort Worth Superintendent Kent Scribner said Wednesday that transgender...
Some Southwest Airlines flights are being held up while the airline tries to fix a technology outage. Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday that it began having intermittent problems with several systems after an outage. A spokeswoman says the Dallas-based airline is dealing...
Former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment earlier this year. A McLennan County grand jury returned the indictment Wednesday against the 24-year-old Oakman, who finished his college...
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Texas' strict voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and ordered changes before the November election. The ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals instructs a lower court to make changes that fix the "discriminatory...
During the months of May and June 2016, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division investigated multiple residential and commercial burglaries and thefts in the Wimberley area. During these crimes, jewelry, power tools, and vehicles were stolen. As a...
From the office of Gov. Greg Abbott AUSTIN – The Texas Music Office (TMO), operating within the Office of the Governor’s Economic Development & Tourism Division, has launched the Texas Music License Plate Grant Program to fund the purchase of musical instruments and music...