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Friday, May 26, 2017 at 04:39 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott Cracks Joke About Reporters at Gun Range

Gov. Abbott Cracks Joke About Reporters at Gun Range

Gov. Greg Abbott is drawing criticism for cracking a joke about reporters at a gun range.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 03:04 PM CDT

Agents in Texas Seize 15 Bundles of Cocaine in Bus Toilet

Agents in Texas Seize 15 Bundles of Cocaine in Bus Toilet

Law enforcement officers in South Texas discovered 15 bundles of cocaine hidden inside the toilet of a commercial bus in a $1.4 million drug bust.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 02:57 PM CDT

Texas OKs Requiring Schools to Teach Sex Abuse Prevention

Texas OKs Requiring Schools to Teach Sex Abuse Prevention

Texas children as young as 5 could soon be taught how to better ward off sex abuse.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 02:37 PM CDT

Texas Legislature Passes Letting First Responders Carry Guns

Texas Legislature Passes Letting First Responders Carry Guns

A bill allowing volunteer firefighters and first responders to bring their guns into restricted areas has cleared the state Legislature.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 01:39 PM CDT

Texas OKs Bill Allowing Donations to Help Analyze Rape Kits

Texas OKs Bill Allowing Donations to Help Analyze Rape Kits

The Texas Legislature has approved a bill allowing drivers to offer donations to help the state clear its backlog of untested rape kits, sending it to Gov. Greg Abbott.

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