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Bars and restaurants that regularly host motorcycle clubs are reconsidering the risks of those events after the shootout in Texas that left nine dead and 18 wounded. Roy Barnett is a biker and considers bikers his core clientele at the Deer Crossing Saloon in Selma, Texas. He...
A roughly $800 million border security package working its way through the Texas Legislature is meant to curb drug and people smuggling. But it could also attack another common enemy along the Rio Grande: Carrizo cane. The House gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill...
Billions of dollars in tax cuts promised by Texas Republicans have shrunk over concerns of an economic slowdown, and one architect of the plan conceded Wednesday that heralded savings for homeowners could be short-lived. With less than two weeks left in the Legislature, top...
An ex-Houston resident who says he contracted listeria-related meningitis after eating Blue Bell ice cream has sued the company. David Philip Shockley seeks unspecified damages in the negligence lawsuit filed Tuesday in Austin. Texas-based Blue Bell in April recalled its ice...
The Texas House gave final approval Tuesday to a limited medical marijuana bill that would give epilepsy patients access to trace amounts of cannabis oil. The next stop is Gov. Greg Abbott's desk, marking a milestone that marijuana-reform advocates say is nothing short of...
A Texas Senate panel has approved tighter restrictions on a process enabling teens to have abortions in extreme cases, when they can't get the required parental consent. Members of the Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday recommended Republican Rep. Geanie Morrison's...
The restaurant shootout among rival biker gangs in Waco became a last-ditch rallying cry Monday for opponents of a bill that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is all but certain to soon sign into law: legalizing openly carried handguns in Texas. The shootout that left nine people dead...
Marijuana supporters are on the brink of a small victory they say is nonetheless significant in the conservative Texas Legislature. The Republican-controlled House on Monday approved legalizing trace amounts of a marijuana plant extract for medicinal purposes. The cannabis oil...
WACO, Texas (AP) — A meeting of motorcycle clubs ended in a deadly shootout after two rival gangs faced off at a Waco restaurant, an explosion of what Texas authorities had warned earlier in the month was growing animosity between the groups. The Texas Department of Public...