Texas News

The reward for Jose Luis Rodriguez, 61, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August. Rodriguez is wanted for probation violation and...
Fayette County Sheriff reports a female was arrested for possession of numerous drugs by Deputy Michael Otten. Deputy Otten received a reckless driver call on State Highway 71 in the early morning hours of July 31, 2016. Otten located the vehicle and the driver of the vehicle...
The new Miss Teen USA will get to keep her crown despite an outcry over tweets she once wrote using racist language. The Miss Universe Organization, which owns the Miss Teen USA pageant, issued a statement Sunday chastising Karlie Hay's words but also "supporting her continued...
A Bexar County commissioner has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated after his vehicle rear-ended two vehicles in the drive-through line at a San Antonio fast-food restaurant. Court records show Commissioner Kevin Wolff was arrested about 3 a.m...
Texas will allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into public university buildings, classrooms and dorms starting Monday, which is also the 50th anniversary of the mass shooting at the University of Texas' landmark clock tower. The campus-carry law pushed...
The annual Texas sales tax holiday has been set for the first weekend in August as children prepare to return to classes. The Texas comptroller's office says the tax-free weekend, for a number of school-related items, will be Aug. 5-7. The law, as in previous years, exempts most...
The latest version of a booklet that Texas produces for women considering an abortion suggests medical connections between terminating pregnancies and heightened risks of breast cancer and depression. Since 2003, state law has mandated that pregnant women be provided information...
A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing. Prosecutors strongly deny the allegations Michael Kelley made...
Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the City of Austin today to bring the city into compliance with the State’s Open Carry laws. On July 5, 2016, the Attorney General gave Austin final notice to comply with the law, but Austin refused. Today’s lawsuit requires Austin to allow...