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Voters in a Houston-area county that drew national scrutiny when a black motorist was found dead in jail after a contentious traffic stop will keep their sheriff. Republican Waller County Sheriff Glenn Smith won a third term Tuesday. Democrat Cedric Watson failed in his bid to...
Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports the arrest of two people for drug charges on Sunday morning. Deputy David Smith and Reserve Deputy Colin Godmintz were on patrol on I-10 near Schulenburg and stopped a four door passenger car for a traffic violation. The couple was...
Former President George H.W. Bush has called Donald Trump to congratulate him on winning the presidency. Spokesman Jim McGrath said Wednesday that Bush "initiated" a "very warm and gracious call." McGrath said Bush repeatedly "wished Trump 'good luck on your new challenge.'" He...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott issued the following statement on Donald Trump's election as the 45th President of the United States: “I congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the next President of the United States. "One thing from this election is abundantly clear — millions...
It's going to be a low-key Election Day for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Spokesman John Wittman said Monday the governor already cast his ballot during early voting and plans spending Tuesday night watching election returns from the governor's mansion. Abbott originally endorsed Ted...
There are no major statewide offices on the Texas ballot, and Republican Donald Trump is expected to win a fiercely conservative state that hasn't backed a Democrat since Jimmy Carter in 1976. But could Hillary Clinton keep it competitive? Will she be buoyed by Texas Hispanics...
A somber milestone for TxDOT today. There's a deadly streak on Texas highways that officials want to see end. TxDOT's Kelli Reyna says the last time a day went by without a traffic death in Texas was this day, November 7 in 2000. "Basically what that means is we've gone sixteen...
A Donald Trump loss in Tuesday's presidential election could actually be good news for Texas Republicans. The GOP controls all but one of Texas' 29 statewide offices and almost none are up for re-election until 2018. That gives top Texas Republicans two years to potentially...
Plans for some Corpus Christi residents to get government financial help to move to make way for a $1 billion Harbor Bridge have been suspended in a dispute over whether landlords also deserve monetary assistance. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported Sunday that scores of...