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What appears to be a domestic dispute between a man and a woman ends in an apparent shooting at Dallas Love Field. Randy Blankenbaker of the Dallas Police Department offers few details but says the suspect is an African-American male. He was reportedly seen by witnesses who say...
Texas business leaders are calling for more all-day Pre-Kindergarten in public schools. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond says there's a huge need for it according to the new education commissioner. “On average, a child arrives in kindergarten twelve to...
A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says a small plane that crashed into a car in a parking lot near a Houston airport, killing three people aboard the aircraft, likely stalled before plummeting to the ground. Tom Latson with the NTSB says officials are still...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking a federal judge to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit over his efforts to recruit investors to a high-tech startup before he was the state's top prosecutor. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Paxton and former executives of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Calling it a "dramatic overreach" by federal regulators, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a judge today to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit over his efforts to recruit investors to a high-tech startup before he was the state's top prosecutor. The U.S...
From the offices of Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. John Cornyn WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today sent a letter to President Obama urging him to grant Governor Greg Abbott’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the recent severe...
Retail gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide are up 3 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump across the state was $2.15 per gallon. The nationwide average reached $2.36 per gallon. Drivers in Amarillo have the cheapest gasoline in Texas...
A grand jury has decided to take no action against a white North Texas police officer fired after fatally shooting an unarmed black college football player while responding to an after-hours burglary call. Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson said in a statement...
A shortage of foster homes in Texas means dozens of children have been sleeping in state offices. More than two dozen children statewide spent at least two nights sleeping in state offices in April, the most recent month for which data is available. The month before that, 42 of...