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Retail gasoline prices across Texas and nationally have risen a penny this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide price at the pump was $2.23 per gallon. Drivers across the country are paying an average $2.41 per gallon. The association survey found Dallas has the...
The Obama administration has issued more than half a million new Social Security Numbers (SSN) to illegal immigrants granted amnesty under President Obama’s Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals program. In a letter to Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ben Sasse (R-NE),...
A top House Republican delayed a hearing on controversial legislation Wednesday that would limit transgender students' use of school bathrooms and locker rooms, saying the author needed to its soften language. The bill's author, Pasadena Republican Rep. Gilbert Pena, said the...
A Central Texas police officer is on a 90-day probation after he appears in a video in which an underage drinker is allowed to walk away from a citation apparently because she beat another officer in a game. Cameron Police Chief Randy Dixon notes officer Chris Ashwood wasn't the...
A Houston-area teacher has quit after being accused of giving students anti-Muslim documents during class. The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District on Tuesday night announced the educator's resignation. His name wasn't immediately released. Authorities last week said...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that Operation Drawbridge – the law enforcement initiative using motion-detection camera system along the Texas-Mexico border – was responsible for more than 29,300 apprehensions and 88,400 pounds of drugs being seized...
(from DPS) The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Operation Drawbridge – the law enforcement initiative using motion-detection camera system along the Texas-Mexico border – was responsible for more than 29,300 apprehensions and 88,400 pounds of drugs being...
Houston-area authorities say deputies shot a man in the leg after he refused to drop his gun and opened fire at law enforcement over the weekend. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says deputies received a report of a disturbance at a Katy residence, where they found a man armed...
A South Texas police officer has been killed and two people critically hurt in a head-on collision in Atascosa County. A coroner on Monday identified the man who died as 51-year-old Pearsall police Officer Michael Villarreal. Investigators say the two-vehicle wreck happened...