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Fliers telling white women not to date black men have been found on the campus of a Dallas university. Southern Methodist University said in a statement Tuesday that the fliers were found at a residence hall and were reported to university officials. The fliers were discovered...
AUSTIN — A bill to reduce penalties for simple marijuana possession was introduced in the Texas House of Representatives today. HB 81, which was introduced by Rep. Joe Moody of El Paso, would remove the current criminal penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana and...
A woman faces a child endangerment charge after tigers, a cougar and other exotic animals were found in the Houston-area home she shared with her 14-year-old daughter. Trisha Meyer was arrested last week in Nevada, where she is jailed pending extradition to Texas on the child...
The president of the Chili's restaurant chain says the manager who took away a veteran's free Veterans Day meal has been "removed" from the job. In a statement issued Monday, Chili's President Kelli Valade also said she personally apologized to Ernest Walker for the manager's...
AUSTIN, TX -- This morning, Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) filed SB 176, a bill to establish fair, predictable, and consistent statewide regulation of transportation networking companies like Uber and Lyft. Today marks the first day to file legislation for...
The Houston Chronicle reports Texas Department of Transportation records show that over the past 20 years no Houston-area highway routes designated for transport of hazardous chemicals have been updated and government officials appear befuddled over who has the authority to do...
The lawyer for a 78-year-old South Texas man shot twice with a stun gun by a police officer during a traffic stop two years ago says an out-of-court settlement has been reached with the city of Victoria. Attorney Rachel Vesser tells The Victoria Advocate that settling the case...
DALLAS (AP) -- A Texas investor group is planning for a doomsday scenario by building a $300 million luxury community replete with underground homes and air-lock blast doors designed for people worried about a dirty bomb or other disaster. The Trident Lakes community has begun...
A volunteer firefighter accused of sexually assaulting a new recruit in a "rite of initiation" at a Texas firehouse has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault. Prosecutors say Keith Edward Wisakowsky entered the plea Thursday in the Dallas suburb of Waxahachie and received a...