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Lawyers trying to keep a Texas inmate from execution for a slaying the man claims was accidental have filed multiple appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court. Richard Masterson's lethal injection Wednesday evening would be the first this year in the nation's busiest death penalty state...
Juvenile defense attorneys say the argument that a Texas teenager known for using an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck was taken to Mexico against his will is unlikely to help his case. Attorneys for Ethan Couch said Tuesday that the 18-year-old is dropping...
Texas is the latest state to consider daily fantasy sports sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel an illegal form of gambling. The state attorney general wrote today in a nonbinding legal opinion that the popular online games run afoul of existing Texas law. The ruling is another...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today attended a luncheon hosted by the Israeli Consulate of the Southwest to discuss investment, economic development and strengthening commercial ties between Texas and Israel. “Today was an encouraging step toward building an even stronger...
San Antonio, Texas – In light of recent appalling incidents involving cyberbullying, State Senator José Menéndez has committed to filing and passing legislation called David’s Law to address this epidemic. The law will be named after high school student David Molak who...
The City of Llano issues a boil water notice after a water main break Monday morning. City of Llano Utility Director Josh Becker tells KEYE an 8-inch line broke around 11AM at East Green Street and Hickory Street. The break caused loss of water pressure for much of the system...
Police have detained seven robbery suspects, two of whom are juveniles, after a minivan smashed into a Dallas-area Chanel boutique and about 50 pricey purses were stolen. Some of the high-end bags, known for selling at thousands of dollars apiece, ended up scattered on a street...
Police say remains of newborn infant were found in an Abilene residence after a woman arrived at an Abilene hospital with severe bleeding attributed to a recent childbirth. An Abilene police statement says the woman arrived at Hendrick Hospital about 8:30 a.m. Monday. Medical...
(Collin County, TX)—Aaron Harris last week filed formal judicial complaints against Judge Chris Oldner, Presiding Judge of the 416th District Court. (copy of complaint attached). According to the complaints, Judge Oldner has violated several Canons of Judicial conduct in his...