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A $250 million lawsuit has been filed against the developer of a Texas Lottery scratch-off game that recently ended after some players complained that it had confusing rules. The Dallas Morning News reports confusion over the rules led many to think they had winning "Fun 5's"...
Southern Methodist University has agreed to provide a safer environment for students who allege sexual assault or other gender-based violence. The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday announced SMU violated Title IX. The law bars discrimination on the basis of sex in...
Authorities have arrested the father of a four-year-old boy who was found dead Tuesday inside a Garland home. At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, police first received a call reporting an unconscious child at the home, located in the 2400 block of Newcastle Drive, according to a statement...
Police said two adults were found dead inside a home on the 2500 block of Edinburgh Street Wednesday afternoon. Veronica Dunnachie, 35, was arrested without incident 11 miles away at Millwood Hospital on North Cooper Street, a mental health facility. She is facing a capital...
HOUSTON -- Police are hoping new photos of a missing 11-month-old Houston baby will lead to tips in the case. The FBI is assisting in the nationwide search for little Achilles Lambert, whose mother was found stabbed to death inside a refrigerator Monday. Police believe the baby...
Representative Armando Martinez from Weslaco says the purpose of HB 45 is to reflect the annual rate of inflation and adjust retirees' benefits accordingly, similar to what's done for Social Security recipients. He says during the last legislative session retirees...
Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed legislation to make higher education more affordable by addressing the dramatic cost growth at Texas' public colleges and universities . Schwertner's SB 233 would cap tuition and fees at their current levels and limit any future...
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he won't make up his mind about running for president until the middle of next year, but he doesn't feel pressure to announce sooner because most people expect that he will. "People think we're going to run, and that's not...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov.-elect Greg Abbott revealed his priority issues for the 2015 Legislature. Abbott, who has been Texas attorney general since 2002, held a Monday news conference at the Texas Capitol. He was easily elected governor last month, and has since led a 20-state...