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‘We failed as an agency’: Texas prison officials admit violating court order on air conditioned units for inmates

Days after a federal judge threatened to jail Texas prison officials for violating a settlement agreement to put some inmates in air-conditioned housing, the...

Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Patriot Day

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019, marks the 18-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon,...

Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame nominations accepted through Nov. 1

Photo: Stock image The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee is seeking nominations for individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to freshwater fishing...

Gov. Abbott issues eight executive orders in response to El Paso and Odessa shootings

From Texas Governor Greg Abbott's proclamation:On Aug. 3, 2019, a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso and injured dozens more in a despicable...

Greg Abbott backs ‘expedited executions’ for mass shooters after Odessa shooting

Following the second Texas mass shooting in a month, Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted on Monday night that Texas is "working on a legislative package"...

820 new Texas laws go into effect in September. Here are some that might affect you.

This Sunday, 820 new laws passed during the 2019 session of the Texas Legislature went into effect. They range from the huge — a...

New Texas laws affecting feral hog hunting, license validation take effect Sept. 1

Feral hogs are so loathed by landowners in Texas for their habitat destroying behavior that beginning Sept. 1, you won’t even need a hunting...

Texas raises the legal smoking age, exempting members of the military

Texans will soon have to wait until their 21st birthday to buy tobacco and nicotine products — with the exception of young military members.Sen. Joan...

UPDATE: FOUND SAFE, AMBER ALERT: King Henry is missing || Please share to help locate him

The Rowlett Police Department is searching for 2-year-old King Henry, height about 2’, weight 27 lbs, blonde/red hair and brown eyes.Police are looking for Treonya Henry,...

Tyson Foods, Inc. recalls Weaver brand ready-to-eat chicken patty products

Tyson Foods Inc., a Pine Bluff, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patty product that may be contaminated...

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