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The mother of a fugitive teen who used an "affluenza" defense after killing four people in a drunken crash is set to be arraigned on a charge of hindering the apprehension of a felon. Tonya Couch was taken to the Tarrant County jail on Thursday after arriving at Dallas-Fort...
The company responsible for a continuing oil leak that began a decade ago in the Gulf of Mexico is suing the federal government to recover more than $400 million that the company set aside for work to end the leak. New Orleans-based Taylor Energy Company's lawsuit, filed Monday...
A judge has blocked plans for a state-appointed board of managers to take over a South Texas school district following a public corruption scandal. A temporary restraining order granted Tuesday stopped the Texas Education Agency from closer oversight of the Progreso Independent...
National leaders of the Bandidos biker gang have been indicted on charges accusing them of racketeering and waging a deadly "war" on the rival Cossacks gang. The indictment was announced Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Antonio. The accusations focus on a rivalry...
The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline has filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government's rejection of the project and says it plans a second legal challenge. TransCanada on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit in Houston alleging President Barack Obama's...
Following the Waller County grand jury indictment of Trooper Brian Encinia today, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will begin termination proceedings to discharge him from the department. Following the arrest of Sandra Bland by Trooper Encinia during a traffic stop on...
Disaster Assistance grants should be used only for disaster-related expenses. That’s the word from state emergency management officials and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA recommends money received for repairs to your home due to damage caused by October’s...
Gov. Greg Abbott says the president's executive actions imposing gun control measures nationwide "trampled the purpose and substance of the Bill of Rights." In a statement Tuesday, the Republican called the plan "the president's latest attempt to undermine our liberty." He said...
A Dallas-area pharmacy facing government allegations of making contaminated drugs in unsanitary conditions will hire an independent expert to monitor operations. The Dallas Morning News reports Downing Labs in Farmers Branch agreed to the oversight after being sued Monday by the...