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It was a powerful lineup of Texas Republicans who joined Comptroller Susan Combs early last year at a state Capitol news conference. Standing alongside the state’s chief financial officer was Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and the Legislature’s chief budget writers, House...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry told South Carolina Republicans on Wednesday that it’s important for the GOP to control Congress so they can solve the country’s immigration problem and other national issues. The potential presidential candidate kicked off two days of events in the state...
It's been a rough first week of school for Andrew Winton. The Ford Elementary School kindergartner was dropped off in the wrong spot by a school bus not once, but twice. Andrew's first day at school went smoothly until the time he took his first bus ride home. The bus driver...
A jury has acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons. David Barajas (bah-RAH'-hahs) cried when the verdict was read Wednesday. He faced up to life in prison, if convicted...
Mark Caesar says these callers "support Obama's unconstitutional effort for Global Warming". The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without...
DICKINSON, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Timothy Miller, the founder of Texas EquuSearch, filed a $110 million wrongful death lawsuit against Clyde E. Hedrick in the death of his 16-year-old daughter, Laura Lynn Miller in Galveston County. The civil lawsuit filed...
NEW BOSTON, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man has been sentenced to three 99-year prison sentences for sexually abusing a 14-year-old female relative. The Texarkana Gazette reports the 44-year-old was found guilty last week of aggravated sexual assault of a child and two counts of...
DALLAS (AP) - In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are making renewed efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust. The idea often involves holding public meetings, fielding questions and letting people voice the...
HOUSTON (AP) - Police say a Houston father has been charged with killing his 2-month-old son. The Houston Police Department says 20-year-old Everton Bryan was charged with murder and arrested Tuesday. His son, Daniel, died at Texas Children's Hospital on Sunday. The child was...