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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 01:58 PM CDT

Alabama Prison Inmate Indicted in 1974 Texas Officer Slaying

Alabama Prison Inmate Indicted in 1974 Texas Officer Slaying

An Alabama inmate serving a life sentence for robbery has been indicted in the 1974 fatal shooting of a Texas police officer.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 01:53 PM CDT

Former Miss Black Texas Sues City, Ex-Chief Over Arrest

Former Miss Black Texas Sues City, Ex-Chief Over Arrest

A beauty pageant winner has sued a Texas city and its former police chief over an evading arrest charge that was later dropped.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:33 AM CDT

Retrial Set for Texas Teen Charged With Killing His Parents

Retrial Set for Texas Teen Charged With Killing His Parents

A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:14 AM CDT

Texas Senate Restores Key Part of Child Sex Abuse Bill

Texas Senate Restores Key Part of Child Sex Abuse Bill

The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 08:06 PM CDT

'Chick-fil-A' Bill Reignites LGBT Opposition in Texas

'Chick-fil-A' Bill Reignites LGBT Opposition in Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he will sign legislation that Republicans say is a defense of Chick-fil-A and religious freedom, but gay lawmakers sometimes tearfully railed against it on the House floor as...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 04:49 PM CDT

Man Gets 45-Year Prison Term for Abduction of Sisters, 7 and 14

Man Gets 45-Year Prison Term for Abduction of Sisters, 7 and 14

A Central Texas man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to 45 years in federal prison.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 07:52 PM CDT

Texas House Advances School Security Bill After Shooting

Texas House Advances School Security Bill After Shooting

A bill that would "harden" Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has cleared a key hurdle in the Legislature a year after a mass shooting at a local high school.

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 06:57 PM CDT

Texas 'Chick-fil-A' Bill Blasted By LGBT Lawmakers Advances

Texas 'Chick-fil-A' Bill Blasted By LGBT Lawmakers Advances

A bill pushed by Texas Republicans after the city of San Antonio blocked a proposed Chick-fil-A airport location has advanced over sometimes tearful opposition from LGBT lawmakers.

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 11:02 PM CDT

Controversial Texas Voting Bill Likely Dead This Year

Controversial Texas Voting Bill Likely Dead This Year

Texas Democrats marked the death Sunday night of a divisive piece of legislation they argued would have suppressed voter turnout. The bill had a quiet end, killed by a House committee that decided against...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 09:15 PM CDT

Some Grounded Boeing 737 Max Jets Stored in San Antonio

Some Grounded Boeing 737 Max Jets Stored in San Antonio

Some grounded Boeing 737 Max jets are being stored at a South Texas maintenance facility amid the investigation into two fatal crashes overseas.

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