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Bexar County sheriff's deputies are looking for a motorcyclist who eluded them in a chase where speeds topped 150 mph. Deputies tell San Antonio TV station WOAI they tried to pull over the biker for a malfunctioning tail light late Sunday night and he took off, at one point...
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has deleted a tweet quoting the New Testament that he posted after the deadly Orlando nightclub shooting. Hours after the early Sunday morning shooting at a gay nightclub that left at least 50 people dead, Patrick sent a tweet from his personal account...
President Barack Obama on Saturday granted Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s federal disaster declaration request for all 12 counties affected by recent flooding. Public Assistance For Emergency Protective Measures for local and state response costs and sheltering was also granted by...
What appears to be a domestic dispute between a man and a woman ends in an apparent shooting at Dallas Love Field. Randy Blankenbaker of the Dallas Police Department offers few details but says the suspect is an African-American male. He was reportedly seen by witnesses who say...
Texas business leaders are calling for more all-day Pre-Kindergarten in public schools. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond says there's a huge need for it according to the new education commissioner. “On average, a child arrives in kindergarten twelve to...
A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says a small plane that crashed into a car in a parking lot near a Houston airport, killing three people aboard the aircraft, likely stalled before plummeting to the ground. Tom Latson with the NTSB says officials are still...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking a federal judge to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit over his efforts to recruit investors to a high-tech startup before he was the state's top prosecutor. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Paxton and former executives of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Calling it a "dramatic overreach" by federal regulators, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a judge today to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit over his efforts to recruit investors to a high-tech startup before he was the state's top prosecutor. The U.S...
From the offices of Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. John Cornyn WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today sent a letter to President Obama urging him to grant Governor Greg Abbott’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the recent severe...