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Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

Report: Texas Saw Increase in Student Arrests for Threats

Report: Texas Saw Increase in Student Arrests for Threats

A new report shows a sharp increase in arrests of Texas students for threatening violence in the wake of the deadly high school shooting in February in Parkland, Florida.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Outgoing Dallas GOP Lawmaker Calls for Trump's Impeachment

Outgoing Dallas GOP Lawmaker Calls for Trump's Impeachment

An outgoing Republican legislator in Texas who has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump is calling for his impeachment.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Texas Brightens Budget Outlook But Warns of Trade War Risks

Texas Brightens Budget Outlook But Warns of Trade War Risks

Rising oil prices and economic growth has Texas officials projecting a bigger financial cushion to pay for Hurricane Harvey, school safety and health services for the poor.

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Texas Lawmaker is Newest Member of House

Texas Lawmaker is Newest Member of House

Republican Michael Cloud of Texas has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress, succeeding Blake Farenthold, who resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment and an ethics probe.

Friday, Jun 15, 2018

Texas Man Buys Pizzas For Immigrants Found in Big Rig

Texas Man Buys Pizzas For Immigrants Found in Big Rig

A Texas man delivered boxes of pizza to dozens of undocumented immigrants who were found in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Telemundo San Antonio reported. Armando Colunga saw a news report...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Valdez 'Energized' After Win in Primary Runoff (Raw Video)

Valdez 'Energized' After Win in Primary Runoff (Raw Video)

Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez sat down with NBC 5's Julie Fine a day after securing the Democratic nomination for Texas governor.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Allred Defeats Salerno in Primary; Will Face Sessions

Allred Defeats Salerno in Primary; Will Face Sessions

Colin Allred defeated Lillian Salerno, both Democrats, in the U.S. House - District 32 runoff. Allred was put in the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Red to Blue program following the March primary....

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Mass School Shootings Mostly Happening in Small-Town America

Mass School Shootings Mostly Happening in Small-Town America

If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America. The massacre that killed 10 people at a high school in Texas last week was...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Sheriff: Officers Engaged With Santa Fe Shooter in 4 Minutes

Sheriff: Officers Engaged With Santa Fe Shooter in 4 Minutes

While officials continued to keep many details of the deadly rampage close, Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset responded Monday to criticism of the nearly half an hour it took officers to capture...

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