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More than a year after a judge ordered Texas to divulge the source of its execution drugs, the information hasn't been released and legislators passed a state law protecting the prison agency from doing so. The lengthy appeal to the lawsuit challenging whether the provider...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Tommy Dale Sells Jr., 39, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Sells is wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child and...
Hundreds of Houston-area peace officers have been working without proper certification that they're mentally fit for duty. The Houston Chronicle reports that nearly a year after local psychologist Carole Busick and her husband were charged for allegedly not giving proper...
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is demanding the resignation of a Fort Worth superintendent who helped sanction restroom guidelines for transgendered students. Superintendent Kent Scribner recently approved policies requiring the Fort Worth Independent School District to offer transgender...
Texans whose vehicles were damaged or destroyed by this April’s flooding may be eligible to receive federal assistance to repair or replace the vehicle. “Those who may be eligible include not just residents of the designated counties, but also those who were working in or...
A Central Texas man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his son-in-law during an argument apparently over property. McLennan County jail records show Charles H. Mitchell was being held on charges of murder and endangering a child. Online jail records don't list an attorney...
If Texas is Ted Cruz country, the state's Republican convention is its capital. At the biennial gathering in 2012, thousands of delegates booed when Gov. Rick Perry dared salute David Dewhurst. That's because the then-lieutenant governor was battling tea party upstart Cruz for...
Authorities have concluded that pesticides and petroleum additives have entered the runoff from fire-fighting efforts at a Houston warehouse complex. A Houston Fire Department statement says environmental contractors were containing the petroleum additives Thursday at several...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers to use extra caution around motorcycles on roadways as part of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month in May. “Every driver has a fundamental responsibility to help keep our roadways safe for all travelers, and DPS...