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The Texas Attorney General’s Office has secured an Agreed Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction against a former immigration attorney, Paul A. Esquivel, his former associate attorney, Juan Carlos Penaflor, and former office manager, Olvia Martinez. This final judgment stems...
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped a penny this week to settle at an average $2.13 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the national price at the pump also declined, slipping 4 cents this week to reach an average $2.32 per gallon. Amarillo has the cheapest...
A federal appeals court has upheld a much-watched Texas program that promises free college educations to military veterans if they lived in the state when they enlisted. The Hazlewood Act dates to the 1920s. State lawmakers expanded the program in 2009 to include the veterans'...
A former suburban Dallas police officer who resigned after video showed him forcing a bikini-clad black 15-year-old girl to the ground will not be charged in the matter. A Collin County grand jury Thursday decided not to indict former McKinney officer Eric Casebolt, who pushed...
Austin is now the first city to work with Ft. Hood soldiers transition into civilian career. Austin Mayor Steve Adler said the city is now starting an 18-22 week-long internship pilot programs with Fort Hood soldiers who are within 180 days of completing their active duty...
Authorities say a South Texas man drowned while trying to rescue his 13-year-old daughter from the Llano River as they were fishing. The Llano County Sheriff's Office says bystanders and some city workers saved the girl during the accident Wednesday afternoon near Badu Park. A...
A Dallas man is accused of stalking a state district judge who oversaw one of his criminal cases. The Dallas Morning News reports that 45-year-old Babak Taherzadeh was arrested by Carrollton police on a stalking charge Tuesday. Arrest documents say Taherzadeh harassed Judge...
The head of a United Nations agency is condemning the death of a freelance journalist in Texas whose body was found with a gunshot wound in the back yard of a home. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said Wednesday from Paris that authorities must determine the motive for the...
A group of prisoners alleging they have to drink arsenic-laden water to stay cool inside their hot Texas lockup won a legal victory Tuesday after a federal judge ordered the Texas prison system to provide safe drinking water that doesn't violate "contemporary standards of...