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A Texas lawmaker is scrapping his effort to reveal the names of judges who permit teens to have abortions if they can't get the required consent from their parents, in favor of an even stricter measure. Carrollton Republican Rep. Ron Simmons' legislative director Zach Flores...
Several dozen people demonstrated at a busy Houston intersection in protest the death of a black man in the custody of Baltimore police. About 50 people gathered Wednesday evening at the intersection near the south Houston campus of historically black Texas Southern University...
A Dallas police officer has been fired after allegedly pointing a gun at his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend last month in Famers Branch. Authorities say 29-year-old Aaron Tolerton was fired Wednesday and faces possible charges in relation to the incident. In a protective...
Small trash adds up to a big expensive litter problem in Texas. That's the message TxDOT is bringing as they revive the Don't Mess With Texas anti-litter campaign to another generation; to make younger and newer Texans aware of how much litter costs us. TxDOT's executive...
State lawmakers are considering a bill to reveal the names of judges who permit teens to terminate a pregnancy if they can't get required consent from their parents. On Wednesday, a Texas House panel will hear Republican Rep. Ron Simmons' proposal that critics say would further...
An overflow crowd at the Bastrop County Courthouse hears what JADE HELM is all about and how it will affect their lives. Concerned citizens from as far away as Dallas and Houston pack the Bastrop County Commissioners Court as the US Army lays out what citizens can expect from...
If that was a tornado, it was one monster of one. Luckily, so far it looks like no one was hurt. With tornadoes touching down near Dallas on Sunday, Ryan Shepard snapped a photo of a black cloud formation reaching down to the ground. He said it was a tornado. It wouldn't be an...
McKINNEY — The words on the cellphone screen called the 12-year-old girl ugly. Told her to rot in hell. Urged her to kill herself. Jennifer Smith’s anger at the online messages tormenting her daughter turned to disbelief when the attacks moved to the McKinney mother’s Instagram...
Mayors of Texas communities that are home to military bases are seeking $150 million from state lawmakers in order to enhance the bases and make them less likely to be closed. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports ( http://bit.ly/1KkWNRp ) Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and mayors...