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Disabled or elderly residents can currently receive mail-in ballots for all elections in a calendar year under a seemingly innocuous condition: The elections must be held in areas where the county clerk is the early voting clerk. That requirement, however, has proved to have an...
A friend of a family found shot to death at their Houston home says relatives can't understand why it took authorities four visits and repeated 911 calls before going inside. Jesi Greening, who has served as a spokeswoman for the family, shared with reporters Friday Facebook...
More than 1,000 people have attended the funeral of a college football player who was shot and killed by a North Texas police officer answering a burglary call at a car dealership. Saturday's service for Christian Taylor at Koinonia (koyn-oh-NEE'-uh) Christian Church in...
A Central Texas police officer has fatally shot an armed man during a disturbance call at an apartment complex. Police in Boerne (BER'-nee) say the shooting happened Friday night. The officer has been placed on administrative leave. Boerne police say two officers responded to...
A 38-year-old man in an Iowa jail has been accused of setting fire to a car outside the Texas Capitol on Aug. 7. A Texas Department of Public Safety statement issued Thursday says Iowa resident Michael Patrick Wagner was arrested in Marion, Iowa, on an unrelated charge. Two...
No rolling blackouts were needed after managers of the state's biggest electrical grid issued a conservation alert. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas appealed for electricity consumers to cut their demand during Thursday afternoon peak demand hours of 3 p.m. to 7 p.m...
Autopsy reports for nine people killed in a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco were released Thursday, nearly three months after the confrontation outside the Twin Peaks restaurant - but authorities still have not said who shot whom. The autopsies, released by McLennan...
UPDATE: The University of Texas at Austin will not be relocating the statues of Jefferson Davis and Woodrow Wilson on Saturday, Aug. 15, as initially planned. In response to a request for a temporary restraining order that was filed in state district court Friday afternoon, the...
Dozens of heavily armed demonstrators rallied in Southeast Texas to protest the arrest and jail-cell death of a black woman arrested after a confrontation with a white state trooper during a traffic stop. About 25 demonstrators led by the New Black Panther Party marched...