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Authorities say a Houston-area mother who fatally shot her two daughters did not target her estranged husband because she "wanted him to suffer" the memory of their deaths. Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls said during a news conference Wednesday that Christy Sheats "had ample...
The biggest court ruling affirming U.S. abortion rights in a generation scolded Texas for a lack of facts while vindicating researchers who pored over impact of restrictions for three years. The dismantling of Texas' restrictive abortion law this week by the U.S. Supreme Court...
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...