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A Texas Tech University task force has recommended a policy to govern the carrying of handguns on the Lubbock campus. In a statement Tuesday, Tech officials say the policy, which is required by a recent state law, will be reviewed by the Texas Tech University System regents. The...
Earlier today, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) became aware of technical issues in a number of districts related to the online administration of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®). Some districts across the state reported to TEA and Educational...
suspect in custody in Georgetown. The Decatur County Sheriff's Office, Ga is searching for Alexis Mckenzie Leigh Berry, 15, white female, 5'6, 120 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes, last seen wearing a tang top, blue jeans and boots. Police are looking for Duane Dion Jaso, 43, white...
Experts say dry, gusty conditions in parts of Texas have increased the threat for wildfires this week. The Texas A&M Forest Service on Monday announced critical fire weather conditions are expected over the Texas Plains region through Wednesday. The National Weather Service...
A woman has been indicted in connection to a crash that killed a West Texas police sergeant last summer. The San Angelo Standard-Times reported Monday that 46-year-old Cynthia Quigley was indicted March 15 on a charge of criminally negligent homicide. She was arrested March 24...
A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol Trooper died in a one-vehicle crash while on patrol Saturday night in Lamar County. At approximately 10:57 p.m. Saturday, Trooper Jeffrey Nichols, 27, was driving westbound on FM 38, when he lost control of his patrol car...
New Braunfels police say a 17-year-old was shot and killed Easter Sunday on a domestic disturbance. According to police Felix Nieves and his mother were fighting; she attempted to use a stun-gun on him but he took it and used it on her several times. Police say the stepfather...
Students in a Southeast Texas district where flooding inundated much of the town won't return to school until next month. Deweyville Independent School District Superintendent Kevin Clark said Sunday that April 11 is the target date for school to resume. Early March rainstorms...
Many former state oil and gas regulators in Texas are now working as lobbyists for the energy companies they formerly monitored. The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday that the moves typify the cozy relationship between the Texas Railroad Commission and the lucrative...