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An East Texas man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a West Texas teenage girl 26 years ago. Thompson Ward Stricklen Jr. is in Ector County Jail in Odessa jailed on murder and sexual assault charges. Bond is set at $350,000. Jail records don't list an attorney for the 52...
A federal energy agency is reviewing a proposed transnational pipeline that would cross the Big Bend, one of the few regions of Texas without oil and gas activity. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is evaluating the 143-mile pipeline, even though only the 1,000-foot...
The Texas Supreme Court has ordered the city of Houston to repeal a newly adopted equal rights ordinance or let voters decide if they want to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The all-Republican court ruled Friday that "legislative powers" were...
Dallas emergency responders and bystanders joined forces to lift a car from a motorcycle rider who was trapped following a traffic accident. Dallas police on Thursday released patrol car video of the July 9 rescue. Security video from a nearby building shows a car slowing to...
A judge has been recused in the case of one of 177 people arrested following a shootout at a Waco restaurant involving bikers and police. A senior judge on Thursday removed McLennan County Justice of the Peace Pete Peterson from Matthew Clendennen's case. Peterson signed...
July 22nd, 2015 - THE WEBB COUNTY YOUNG REPUBLICANS DISAVOW THE RECENT COMMENTS MADE BY DONALD TRUMP. In light of the news that Donald Trump will be visiting Laredo, our club releases the following: STATEMENT FROM THE WEBB COUNTY YOUNG REPUBLICANS: As an active Young Republican...
Ronald Reagan's famed 11th Commandment – 'Thou shalt not speak ill of other Republicans' – is long dead, and on Wednesday the GOP's presidential front-runner got the back of former Texas governor Rick Perry's hand to prove it. Perry cited Trump in a Washington, D.C. speech as an...
Line-items vetoes made by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott are being questioned by state budget officials, who say the new Texas governor appeared to cut spending in ways that are beyond his constitutional power. That means that some of $233 million in spending that Abbott removed...
Bexar County Commissioners approved a proposal to take down two Confederate markers from county property. Judge Nelson Wolf said they're not going to 'glorify a symbol of hate'. The markers to be removed date back to 1936 with the older tribute marking San Antonio as part of the...