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(from My Plates) The official vendor for specialty license plates in Texas, My Plates, is in the process of formally notifying over fifty organizations that their plate design does not meet the state’s new minimum requirement of 200 plates actively in-use. This new requirement...
Police shot and killed a man holding his girlfriend at gunpoint inside her apartment. Ronald Sneed, 31, ignored commands to drop the weapon, investigators said. Sneed's death initially angered family, friends and neighbors in the 300 block of Yaupon Street in Freeport Wednesday...
(from TDI) Consumer Protection staff for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) were able to recover $32.4 million for Texas consumers during the past year as a result of complaint resolution, the agency announced today. The money came from premium refunds and additional claim...
When governor-elect Greg Abbott takes office January 20 he won’t be needing the services of Texas Music Office Director Casey Monahan anymore, according to reports. Musicians and fans took to social media lambasting Abbott for not retaining Monahan, who has served as director of...
A federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments on the constitutionality of a Texas requirement that abortion clinics meet the same standards as the state's ambulatory surgical centers. A federal judge has said the requirement - part of broad abortion legislation...
Nine earthquakes centered near the old Texas Stadium site in Irving jolted North Texans on Tuesday and into the early hours of Thursday. The largest of the quakes — 3.5 and 3.6 magnitude — were felt by thousands across dozens of cities. There were no reports of injuries or...
The pens at Dog Dynasty in Santa Fe mean safety for more than 30 dogs. The cages are a promise the dogs won't be put down. But that promise ends Saturday when owner Sonya Childs has to close the shelter. She's on a mission to find the dogs homes before then. Walking through the...
Senator Donna Campbell is proposing legislation that would reinforce 2nd Amendment rights and strengthen a law that says where concealed handgun license holders can carry their weapons. She says the bill would stop government entities from illegally posting signs that prohibit...
Dallas Animal Services is investigating whether four dogs were incorrectly euthanized. On December 30, an owner surrendered the dogs to animal officers hoping to find them a better home. Dallas animal activists said they helped with the process, and were promised the dogs —...