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Freshman state Rep. Molly White , R-Belton, is not in Austin today to celebrate Texas Muslim Capitol Day. But she left instructions for the staff in her Capitol office on how to handle visitors who are, including asking them to declare allegiance to the United States. "I did...
An alleged swingers' club in an upscale Arlington neighborhood has been ordered to cease operation because it violates zoning. On a swingers' website, Eutopia is promoted as an exciting, upscale "lifestyle" venue. Neighbors say it's not a venue, it's a home. And they've been...
A former gang leader teamed up three others to open a boxing gym in Greenspoint Mall. They're hoping to change the mall's reputation and kids' lives. Greenspoint Mall's newest tenant throws a mean one-two punch. Customers train for boxing and mixed martial arts at CDM Boxing...
A Central Texas band teacher is facing criminal charges after authorities say he had a sexual relationship with a female student. Former Waco High School assistant band director Jason Hodges is charged with having an inappropriate teacher-student relationship, indecency with a...
Residents of Dallas are being warned of several "jugging" crimes across the city involving stolen money recently withdrawn from the bank. "Jugging is an offense that occurs when the suspect(s) follow the complainant and wait for them to exit the vehicle and go into a building...
Potholes have turned a west Houston couple into hubcap collectors. It is Royce and Lauren Beam's accidental new hobby. "As soon as I have a (complete) set, I'm hitting EBay," Royce Beam joked. Each day, they find hubcaps snapped, cracked and dropped in their yard. The culprit?...
At least one state lawmaker and a slew of protesters made their opposition to Texas Muslim Capitol Day known on Thursday. The event, organized by the Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, "is an opportunity for community members to learn about the...
(from Governor's Press Office) Governor Greg Abbott today announced a proposal to eliminate the Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) and use the ETF’s unexpended balances to establish the Governor’s University Research Initiative. Under Governor Abbott’s proposal, the Governor’s...
The state's public safety department says a suspect was fatally shot after he killed a police dog following a car chase in North Texas. The Wednesday pursuit began after authorities say Montague County deputies attempted to arrest a man on an outstanding warrant. WFAA-TV reports...