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The pressure in on the Department of Justice to investigate the Clinton Foundation with more emails just released. Republican Texas Senator John Cornyn demands answers from the Department of Justice on why they refuse to investigate the Clinton Foundation following newly...
State figures show the number of Texas parents refusing to have their children vaccinated for nonmedical reasons rose nearly 9 percent last school year. The Houston Chronicle reported Sunday that nearly 45,000 Texas children were not vaccinated due to "conscientious exemption."...
Authorities say a Houston mother who calmly told an acquaintance that she drowned her two children in a bathtub is being held without bond in the deaths. Harris County criminal court records show 30-year-old Sheborah Thomas was jailed Monday on a charge of capital murder of a...
A 6-month-old boy has died after being left in a hot sport utility vehicle in a Wal-Mart parking lot. The child's father is employed at the store in Helotes, a San Antonio suburb, and told police that he forgot to drop the child off at day care before going to work about 6:15 a...
TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL KEN PAXTON LEADS A 13-STATE COALITION IN SEEKING AN INJUNCTION AGAINST PRESIDENT OBAMA'S DIRECTIVE OVER TRANSGENDER STUDENT BATHROOM ACCESS. JUDGE REED O'CONNOR DID NOT ISSUE A RULING SATURDAY -- THAT WILL COME IN THE NEXT WEEK OR TWO. PAXTON SPOKESMAN...
A South Texas school board has denied a request from a woman who wants her transgender daughter to use the girl's restroom. Kim Shappley's daughter, Kai, is about to be in kindergarten. She was born as Joseph five years ago. The mother says right away she knew Kai had a...
Trustees of the biggest school district in Texas have approved more than $1.2 million to finance the renaming of eight campuses previously named for Confederate leaders. The Houston Independent School District board voted Thursday to approve the request from interim...
Texas and 11 other states are asking a federal judge to halt an Obama administration directive on bathroom rights for transgender students in U.S. public schools. The hearing Friday in Fort Worth comes three months after federal officials told schools that transgender students...
Last Friday, Judge Evan Stubbs sentenced Clifford Neal Derryberry, 49, of Marble Falls to the maximum sentence of 10 years for possession of a controlled substance in an amount of one or more grams but less than four grams of methamphetamine. The sentence followed a hearing by...