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Republican State Representative Molly White is now fighting back against widespread criticism accusing her of being anti-Muslim. The freshmen representative is in the hot seat for a Facebook message she posted on Muslim Capitol Day Thursday, which she wasn't able to attend. The...
A grand jury will examine the deaths of two people killed in 2013 at a Northeast Texas ranch under mysterious circumstances. Bowie County District Attorney Jerry Rochelle tells the Texarkana Gazette ( http://bit.ly/1yqA8Ml ) that he will present the case of the deaths at Prissy...
Texas Rangers are investigating the police shooting of a man in north Texas who officers say drove toward them in his pickup truck after a pursuit. Police in Ennis, about 30 miles south of Dallas, say the shooting occurred Saturday evening as they were responding to a call about...
DALHART, Texas (AP) - State health officials are investigating about a dozen cases of salmonella over the past several weeks in Dallam and Hartley counties in the northwest corner of the Texas Panhandle. The director of the infection prevention program at Dalhart's Coon Memorial...
A judge has agreed to let a 40-year-old convicted sex offender in a Texas civil commitment program live on his own in the community. The Houston Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/1DhHkxs ) reports it's the first time a person held under the program will be allowed to live outside of...
The FBI has identified a 25-year-old as the man Border Patrol agents shot and killed after he drove through a West Texas checkpoint without stopping. FBI Special Agent Michael Martinez tells the El Paso Times ( http://bit.ly/1DimC0l ) Tiano Meton was fatally shot Jan. 22 after...
Health officials in Dalhart, TX, are trying to figure out what’s causing a surge in Salmonella infections, which, as of Thursday, reportedly totaled a dozen cases. Officials at Coon Memorial Hospital said the first case appeared several weeks ago and they have increased steadily...
New Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is leading a rally supporting "school choice," or calls to expand voucher programs and charter schools statewide. Organizers say Friday's gathering outside the Texas Capitol will be the largest of its kind in recent memory. Bush served...
New Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is leading a rally supporting "school choice," or calls to expand voucher programs and charter schools statewide. Organizers say Friday's gathering outside the Texas Capitol will be the largest of its kind in recent memory. Bush served...