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State lawmakers are considering a bill to reveal the names of judges who permit teens to terminate a pregnancy if they can't get required consent from their parents. On Wednesday, a Texas House panel will hear Republican Rep. Ron Simmons' proposal that critics say would further...
An overflow crowd at the Bastrop County Courthouse hears what JADE HELM is all about and how it will affect their lives. Concerned citizens from as far away as Dallas and Houston pack the Bastrop County Commissioners Court as the US Army lays out what citizens can expect from...
If that was a tornado, it was one monster of one. Luckily, so far it looks like no one was hurt. With tornadoes touching down near Dallas on Sunday, Ryan Shepard snapped a photo of a black cloud formation reaching down to the ground. He said it was a tornado. It wouldn't be an...
McKINNEY — The words on the cellphone screen called the 12-year-old girl ugly. Told her to rot in hell. Urged her to kill herself. Jennifer Smith’s anger at the online messages tormenting her daughter turned to disbelief when the attacks moved to the McKinney mother’s Instagram...
Mayors of Texas communities that are home to military bases are seeking $150 million from state lawmakers in order to enhance the bases and make them less likely to be closed. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports ( http://bit.ly/1KkWNRp ) Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and mayors...
A health study has found an alarming rise in El Paso County of a sexually transmitted disease. A report conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute shows that chlamydia cases in the county far exceed statewide and...
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — More than 200 people gathered to offer prayers and support for Blue Bell Creameries as the more than a century-old company works to resume operations after a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream prompted the company to recall all of its...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Republican presidential hopefuls are reiterating their support for Israel before a group of Jewish Republicans. Texans Ted Cruz and Rick Perry on Saturday appeared at a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas. The organization's gatherings at...
More than 200 people gathered to offer prayers and support for Blue Bell Creameries as the more than a century-old company works to resume operations after a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream prompted the company to recall all of its products. Residents,...