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Hearing records show the Texas Department of Public Safety has denied professional licenses to people accused of something as little as stealing socks or sleeping in an abandoned house while homeless. The state licenses hundreds of professions, and the Department of Public...
The father of two Texas sisters who were fatally shot by their mother laid his daughters to rest Saturday and urged his friends and family members not to take time with their loved ones for granted. Jason Sheats bid farewell to his daughters, 22-year-old Taylor Sheats and 17-...
The number of known Texas whitetail deer diagnosed with a fatal syndrome similar to mad cow disease has doubled after the discovery of more than a dozen infected animals near San Antonio, state officials said. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department now counts 25 whitetail deer...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott isn't on board with a "Texit" but is seizing a chance to take advantage of Brexit. Abbott announced Saturday the state will run digital ads on British websites over the July 4th weekend urging companies to "declare independence from high taxes" and...
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that his office obtained a temporary restraining order (TRO) against Tobacco Junction #1, Tobacco Junction #2, its owners, and Kassi Business, Inc., prohibiting the sale of synthetic marijuana. The TRO stems from the joint operation of...
AUSTIN – The reward for Tommy Dale Sells Jr., 39, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of July. Sells is wanted for aggravated sexual assault...
The daughter of a World War II veteran who survived more than three years in a Japanese prison camp is heartbroken that his military uniform and medals were stolen from a storage unit in her Fort Worth backyard. Fort Worth police Sgt. Marc Povero said Thursday that they are...
The lead expert in the development of a long-term master plan for the Alamo says a first-rate overhaul will require years of study and fundraising. The San Antonio Express-News reports that George Skarmeas of Preservation Design Partnership of Philadelphia says a careful...
The Baylor College of Medicine will lead a study of patients infected with the Zika virus under a grant from the National Institutes of Health. In a statement Thursday, the Houston medical school said its Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit will study patients to better...