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Business owners and officials say Galveston - one of the more popular tourist destinations along the Texas Gulf Coast - has seen a drop in summer visitors. The Galveston County Daily News reports hotel bookings on the island city are down this season compared to last year...
Health officials are trying to determine why there's been a dramatic increase in the number of people in Texas each year who contract a food-borne illness that's often linked to produce imported from Mexico and other warmer climes. Although there have been outbreaks in several...
Dallas Police Chief David Brown, who oversaw the response to a July sniper attack that killed five officers, has announced his retirement. Brown issued a statement Thursday saying he will retire Oct. 22 after 33 years with Dallas police. He was not immediately available for...
Donald Trump pinatas, with dark suits, oversized pink lips and unruly yellow manes in paper mache, are top sellers across South Texas. That's a potential sign of trouble for its Republican congressman and some colleagues representing predominantly Hispanic districts across the...
The reward for Justin Lane Slatton Jr., 20, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $12,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September. Bell County Crime Stoppers and San Angelo Crime...
FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL KEN PAXTON'S OFFICE SAN ANTONIO – Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), the Texas Trucking Association (TTA), and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton brought the trucking industry and law enforcement together today to focus on combating human trafficking at San...
Texas and a dozen other states are asking a federal judge in North Carolina to side with Republican leaders defending a law governing transgender restroom access. The group behind the amicus brief Wednesday largely overlaps with states that won a ruling last week against Obama...
Lawyers for "affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch argue in a court filing that he should be released from jail because the judge in his case had no jurisdiction in the matter. The 19-year-old Couch is serving nearly two years in a North Texas jail for a 2013 drunken-driving wreck...
University of Texas releases its safety review following the murder of freshman dance student Haruka Weiser earlier this year. The DPS report calls for more UT campus police and security guards to be hired, better lighting and more controlled access to buildings after-hours. It...