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Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 09:51 PM CST

Last-Minute Bills Filed Before Texas Legislature Deadline

Last-Minute Bills Filed Before Texas Legislature Deadline

Texas lawmakers have filed hundreds of last-minute bills in their final chance to propose new laws for 2017.

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 09:55 AM CST

Texas Unemployment Holds Steady in Jan.

Texas Unemployment Holds Steady in Jan.

State labor officials say the Texas unemployment rate held steady in January at a seasonally adjusted 4.8 percent.

Friday, Mar 10, 2017 at 09:46 AM CST

Amber Alert for 2 Children, Mother Discontinued

Amber Alert for 2 Children, Mother Discontinued

Police say they issued an Amber Alert Friday morning in connection with the abduction of two children and their mother in El Paso.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 09:11 PM CST

Authorities Say Man in Custody Set South TX Mosque Fire

Authorities Say Man in Custody Set South TX Mosque Fire

A 25-year-old man arrested for possessing a destructive device is responsible for a January fire that destroyed a South Texas mosque but he hasn't been charged with the blaze, federal prosecutors said Thursday....

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 10:00 PM CST

Prosecutors Ask for Delay in AG Paxton Trial Over Payment

Prosecutors Ask for Delay in AG Paxton Trial Over Payment

Prosecutors who say they're owed more than $200,000 for bringing a criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a judge Thursday to push back the May securities fraud trial until they get paid.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 10:50 AM CST

San Angelo Man Gets 30 Years in 2015 Death of Bicyclist

San Angelo Man Gets 30 Years in 2015 Death of Bicyclist

A man convicted in the murder of a 24-year-old acquaintance will serve 30 years in prison.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 09:14 AM CST

State Suspends Operations at San Antonio Charter School

State Suspends Operations at San Antonio Charter School

The Texas Education Agency suspended operations at the San Antonio School of Inquiry and Creativity Wednesday to address concerns about criminal background checks for employees and food-safety issues in the...

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 04:07 PM CST

Escaped Inmate Captured in Texas

Escaped Inmate Captured in Texas

A Louisiana inmate who escaped from a hospital has been captured in Newton County, Texas.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 03:19 PM CST

Senate OKs Bill on Improper Teacher-Student Relationships

Senate OKs Bill on Improper Teacher-Student Relationships

A new bill cracking down on the growing problem of improper teacher-student relationships in Texas has unanimously passed through the Senate.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 at 02:47 PM CST

3 Killed in Separate East Texas Robbery Attempts

3 Killed in Separate East Texas Robbery Attempts

Three people are dead after an East Texas man, appearing to be on drugs, tried to rob his family members twice.

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