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Trucks will pay cheaper tolls on State Highway 130 starting next month. That's the decision today from the Texas Transportation Committee. In phase one beginning in April vehicles with four or more axles will see their tolls slashed by a third. Phase two in November could see...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is defending offering Dallas help from state police as the nation's ninth-largest city grapples with a dramatic spike in violent crime. Abbott said Wednesday he wanted to provide "an intensified focus" of law enforcement after Dallas police this week...
A Wisconsin woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to meeting a 14-year-old Texas boy through online gaming and taking him to Wisconsin for sex. Jennifer Lynn Dougherty was sentenced by a federal judge in Dallas on Wednesday. The 34-year-old...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) investigators successfully executed a search warrant which led to the arrest of Garrett Peterson Pharr, 26, of Copperas Cove, for one count of Online Solicitation of a Minor. A...
Services have been scheduled for a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper killed when his patrol car wrecked. A DPS statement says the funeral for Trooper Jeffrey Nichols will be at 2 p.m. CDT Thursday at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ in Paris. The 27-year-old Nichols, who...
A Texas Tech University task force has recommended a policy to govern the carrying of handguns on the Lubbock campus. In a statement Tuesday, Tech officials say the policy, which is required by a recent state law, will be reviewed by the Texas Tech University System regents. The...
Earlier today, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) became aware of technical issues in a number of districts related to the online administration of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®). Some districts across the state reported to TEA and Educational...
suspect in custody in Georgetown. The Decatur County Sheriff's Office, Ga is searching for Alexis Mckenzie Leigh Berry, 15, white female, 5'6, 120 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes, last seen wearing a tang top, blue jeans and boots. Police are looking for Duane Dion Jaso, 43, white...
Experts say dry, gusty conditions in parts of Texas have increased the threat for wildfires this week. The Texas A&M Forest Service on Monday announced critical fire weather conditions are expected over the Texas Plains region through Wednesday. The National Weather Service...