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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...
AAA Texas encourages everyone, who is of legal drinking age and plans to have alcoholic beverages to celebrate Independence Day, to designate a sober driver, call for a cab or approved ride-sharing service, or plan an overnight stay before having their first drink. As a last...
From U.S. Marshalls Service AUSTIN, Texas – Elmer Tinoco-Eutimio, 22, of Luvianos, Mexico was detained this morning by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force without incident. Tinoco was promptly turned over to Immigration Officers. Tinoco was the subject of a joint fugitive...
The family behind the HEB grocery chain finds itself at #23 on Forbes Magazine's list of wealthiest families in America. They're in good company, too. Also at #23 on the list is the Rockefeller family, long-synonymous with American wealth. The list estimates the Butt fortune to...