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Texas Democrats have staked out political ground that trumpets their beliefs and will ignite supporters at the party's state convention this week – protecting the rights of eligible citizens to vote. The only problem – especially for a political party that hasn't won a statewide...
Immigration officials are reviewing whether a 19-year-old man deported last week from South Texas is actually a U.S. citizen born in Houston. Luis Alberto Delgado said he and his older brother were stopped last Thursday by a Jim Wells County Sheriff captain, who called the U.S...
School districts in San Antonio and around the state are beginning to approve budgets and salaries for the upcoming school year, and it looks like raises for teachers will be slim to none. Trustees for North East Independent School District this week approved a nearly $495...
The live-in girlfriend of Dallas Police Chief David Brown’s son made a frantic call to Lancaster police Sunday morning, telling them that her boyfriend had had a “psychotic breakdown,” had hit her and had thrown her out of their apartment. The call from Misti Conaway came hours...
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down the Obama administration's ban on deep-water drilling and rebuked the government for imposing a moratorium that would cause "irreparable harm to businesses" along the Gulf Coast. The administration imposed the ban May 27 to allow time for...
The divisive Arizona immigration law has surfaced an unintended, but interesting question. Calling the law protection against border drug violence and undesirable people, supporters demand all illegal immigrants be jailed to stop them from “coming over here to America,” as...
Although the Daughters of the Republic of Texas continues to push forward in its quest to trademark “The Alamo” for marketing purposes, the group is mulling a provision that would transfer the operating rights of the historic site to the state if the group were to be removed as...
Texas Republicans in the House, looking to move past the controversy over Rep. Joe Barton's apology to BP , said Tuesday that they did not expect the Arlington lawmaker to lose his top post on the House energy committee. "If you're going to do something like that, the hour has...
Gov. Rick Perry says his first trip to China has led to increased exposure for Texas in Asia. Perry, in a conference call from Taiwain on Monday, told reporters that he held talks with two Chinese companies that are interested in making investments in Houston and in Corpus...