Texas DPS fighting Uvalde victims’ families in court to keep school shooting evidence a state secret

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Texas Lifestyle Guide: Dining, Homes, Travel, Events & More

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Texas Democrats begin state convention in familiar position: out of power but hopeful

lone star politics Texas Democrats begin state convention in familiar position: out of power but hopeful…

14 shot at Juneteenth event in Texas as FBI are called in to find gunman

    14 partygoers were shot at a Juneteenth celebration in Texas, with two dying as a…

Girl’s Fears of Biological Males in Female Spaces Shines Light on Deeper Cultural Battle

   Less than a couple of decades ago, the thought of a male student occupying girls’…

HOLY HAIL! Potentially record-breaking hailstone falls in Texas Panhandle

    VIGO PARK, Texas – A hailstone found in the Texas Panhandle could potentially break the…

Tony Gonzales declares victory with 400 votes more than Brandon Herrera in GOP runoff for US Representative District 23

   Read more election coverage on the Vote 2024 page. KSAT.com will have live runoff election…

School voucher supporters backed by Abbott lead in pivotal Texas House GOP runoffs

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Immigrant Labor Fuels Texas Economy, But GOP Leaders Don’t Get It

    Texas’ economy needs more immigrants as workers, but Republican leaders continue to fight immigration as…

Majority of Texans support making marijuana legal

A growing number of Texans support the legalization of marijuana, according to a statewide poll. Overall,…

Today on Texas Standard: Why is Ted Cruz proposing a bill to legislate in vitro fertilization?

After the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos are considered children under state law, Democrats…

Abbott Close to Pro-School Choice Victory As Republican Civil War Heats Up in Texas Runoff

   Texas Governor Abbott has had enough of his school-choice bills being swatted town. Now, he’s…

Migrants wanted to claim asylum. Instead, the state arrested them

Attorneys say the property is an example of troopers appearing to funnel asylum-seeking… 

GOP lawmaker surprisingly stalls Texas-style law from reaching border state voters

    The vote on a controversial Arizona border security bill was delayed after a GOP lawmaker…

A ‘mean-spirited’ Texas map goes before a conservative appeals court that could make it a new standard

The Galveston Republicans opted to shut the public – and the commissioner representing Precinct 3, the…

Appeals Court To Decide If Texas County’s Racist Redistricted Vo

NewsOne Featured Video CLOSE The Texas congressional redistricting map is seen on August 9, 2003, in…

Gov. Abbott Calls Out Texas House Democrats For Voting Against Education Package

   ” Know this, my commitment to improving public schools is just as resolute as yours.” Gov.…

‘Red Dawn’ Republicans and dads with daughters: Here are the groups the Lincoln Project is targeting in its campaign to defeat Donald Trump

  The Lincoln Project provides a sneak peek at their election strategy over the next six…

Bitcoin for murder plot: Texas woman gets 9 years after taking out hit on romantic rival

    A Bedford woman was sentenced Thursday to nine years in federal prison for attempting to…

Marijuana decriminalization stumbles in latest Texas election

    Marijuana plants for the adult recreational market are are seen in a greenhouse at Hepworth…

WaPo Gushes for Brittany Griner As She Plays Victim And Plays Her “Donald Trump” Card

   The Washington Post is a champion of the oppressed and marginalized – which is why…

Conservative Texas Democrat Henry Cuellar Indicted for Bribery and Conspiracy

In other news from Texas, Democratic Congressmember Henry Cuellar and his wife were indicted on federal…

US House member from Texas in ‘fight for his political life’ against gun-toting YouTuber

WASHINGTON — It’s the marquee race in the upcoming Texas runoff elections. In one corner, there’s…

Lubbock voters reject attempt to end arrests for possessing small amo…

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Operation Lone Star, Texas’ Border Crackdown Shifts Migration Patterns, Spurs Arrests and Drug Seizures

   Texas’ border security initiative, Operation Lone Star, has led to increased illegal crossings into neighboring states. …

New Legislation Aims to Secure Water Treaty Compliance with Mexico

   The bill, spearheaded by Sen. Ted Cruz, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and…

Governor Abbott’s Stand Against President Biden’s Changes and Its Impact on Women’s Rights

   Governor Abbott’s major contention is with the Biden administration’s mandate that schools must treat transgender females…

In Texas, here’s when police can remove protesters, encampments from public universities

The Statesman spoke with five First Amendment experts to learn what legal dynamics are at play…

Greg Abbott’s border policies boost Trump in Texas

    Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R-TX) border security policies are popular among Texas voters, including Texas Hispanics,…

Two Houston Democrats face off in back-to-back elections for John Whi…

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Texas is no longer the hotspot for illegal migrant crossings

    The number of encounters between law enforcement and suspected illegal migrants across five regions of…

Hundreds of Texas A&M students protest Israel-Palestine conflict

Hundreds of students and supporters gathered on Texas A&M’s campus Monday, protesting the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Texas sues Biden administration to block expansion of LGBTQ+ student protections

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Austin Price Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the Biden…

Criticism, praise of Texas governor after dramatic use of troopers on protesters

AUSTIN — As word got out that pro-Palestinian protesters were planning to occupy a lawn on…

Two Lawsuits, in Texas and Idaho, Highlight Fight Over Emergency Medicine Law

Federal trial judges in Texas and Idaho came to opposite conclusions in a battle between conservative…

First Texas border czar Mike Banks talks immigration reform, border security

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Groups propose revamped border security, asylum plan

    McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — Controlling security along the Southwest border and treating asylum-seekers humanely…

New Hampshire National Guard encounters new challenges at Texas border

    Bulletin writer Annmarie Timmins will be reporting from Eagle Pass, Texas, this week, in collaboration…

Shocking Twist: Judge Dismisses Cases of Illegal Immigrants for Riot at Southern Border

   A county judge has dismissed charges against illegal immigrants who were arrested and charged for…

Navarrette: Texas is Hispanic, and that’s not going to change

Demographics are destiny, they say, but apparently destiny can sometimes be derailed or distorted—that is, if…

‘Yellowstone’ actor appointed honorary Fort Worth police officer

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Texas Gov. Abbott blasts Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over border crisis: ‘Bunch of lies’

  Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sat down with FOX4 News to discuss second attempt to impeach…

South Texas border officials request info on ‘missing water’

  Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez has asked federal and state officials to account for water…

Woman killed by police after attacking officers with homemade weapons, Balcones Heights police say

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Challengers sign ‘contract with Texas’ to push the legislature more conservative

The contract calls for candidates for House Speaker to solicit support from only Republicans and to…

Texas officials report dramatic drop in illegal border crossings at Eagle Pass park

  Shelby Park had reached a boiling point with unprecedented amounts of migrants who crossed the…

Governor Abbott Champions Texas’ Electric Grid At Texas Electricity Policy Summit In Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today championed Texas’ ongoing efforts to bolster the electric grid to support the…

Governor Abbott Mobilizes State Emergency Response Resources Amid Severe Weather Threat

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to mobilize state emergency…

Texas National Guard member charged with human smuggling

  Savion Johnson, 26, is charged with evading arrest, smuggling of persons and unlawful carry of…

Governor Abbott Reappoints Three To Specialty Courts Advisory Council

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Jarvis Anderson, Elizabeth Rainey, and Angela Tucker to the Specialty Courts…

Influential conservative PAC wades into Texas Legislature primaries

Club for Growth announced it will spend $4 million on a TV ad targeting five anti-school…

Human Smuggling Family Admits to Over $2M Money Laundering Conspiracy

  The conspiracy involved a sophisticated network of alien smugglers across the United States utilizing commercial…

With Texas’ border law in limbo, some migrants are worried. Others are undaunted

 An appeals court will hear arguments this week on Texas’ new border enforcement law. With the…

Arkansas National Guard deploying guardsmen to Texas

  Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders is deploying dozens of Arkansas National Guardsmen to Texas.  Read More …

Migrants charged in border wall riot will stay in jail

  Thirty-nine migrants charged by Texas with rioting at the border wall will not get their…

Judge Releases Migrants Who Overwhelmed Texas National Guard in Border Stampede

  An El Paso judge on Easter Sunday ordered Texas authorities release some of the illegal…

Bexar County residents push fire preparation, native plant preservation after largest wildfire in Texas history

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Texas judge allows release of migrants arrested after border stampede

A judge in Texas ordered the release of migrants accused in a “border riot” where the…

State of Texas: Attorney General Ken Paxton strikes deal, avoids criminal trial

   AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Teas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared in court last week to mark…

Texas lawmakers and agency leaders experiment, ponder policies for an AI future

Agencies like the Texas Department of Transportation are using the technology to react to…  

700 National Guard troops ‘surged’ to El Paso after migrants breached concertina wire

  The deployment announced Friday includes troops from the newly former Texas Tactical Border Force.  Read…

Arkansas National Guard border detachment slated to depart April 1

  Plans have been set for a detachment of Arkansas National Guard troops to deploy to…

Migrants stage Passion of the Christ at border wall

  EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Carrying the flags of several Latin American countries and…

Another red state moves a step closer to enacting Texas-style anti-illegal immigration bill

  Louisiana lawmakers are moving forward with a bill modeled on a new Texas law allowing…

Texas AG Paxton probes Boeing supplier, takes aim at DEI practices

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) is investigating a major supplier of aerospace company Boeing, whose flagship…

Weekly U.S.-Mexico Border Update: Mexico crackdown, no spring migration increase, Texas, Guatemala

  Mexico’s intensified enforcement delays the United States’ expected spring migration increase; Insights from CBP’s February…

Texas border officers seize $1.1M in meth from vehicle quarter panels during bust

  U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized over $1.1 million of methamphetamine from the quarter…

Speaker Johnson meets Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to talk border security legislation

  House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) met Thursday to discuss…

Governor Abbott Renews Wildfire Disaster Declaration In March 2024

Governor Abbott Renews Wildfire Disaster Declaration In March 2024TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:…

Update: Federal appeals court says Texas immigration law can’t take effect

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Migrants using deadly Arizona border crossing amid Texas crackdown

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Texas law that allows arrest of migrants suspected of illegally crossing border to remain on hold

  The law would allow the state to arrest and deport migrants suspected of illegally entering…

Governor Abbott Launches Texas Space Commission

Governor Greg Abbott today launched the Texas Space Commission and announced the inaugural members of the…

Can Texas National Guard shoot migrants crossing border?

  Immigration enforcement “appears to be a moving target due to recent challenges to that authority,”…

Video shows migrant cutting Texas border fence before National Guard…

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Texas’ Senate Bill 4 awaits court decision amid enforcement uncertainties

  There are still a lot of remaining questions about how the Senate Bill 4 would…

Migrant crossings in Texas plunge as spends $10 billion on border

  Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has spent $10 billion on border security, but only stopped 12%…

Honduran migrant charged with assault after border rushing incident in El Paso, Texas

  After an incident at the U.S.-Mexico border where hundreds of migrants rushed the Texas National…

New York City Mayor Eric Adams Cancels US-Mexico Border Trip Over ‘Safety Concerns’

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Governor Abbott Lauds Texas National Guard’s Border Security Efforts In Round Rock

Governor Greg Abbott today commended the brave men and women of the Texas National Guard for…

Karine Jean-Pierre bashed for suggesting migrants storming border is Abbott’s responsibility: ‘Beyond belief’

  White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre took heat for saying it’s on Gov. Greg Abbott,…

Texas lawmen point guns, threaten to arrest migrants south of border wall

  Tension between members of the Texas military and migrants coming across illegally from Mexico boiled…

House Dem blames Republicans in wake of viral video of migrants storming US border in Texas

  Republicans and Democrats have been reacting differently to the chaotic scenes where more than 100…

AG Miyares supports Texas law to allow state’s cops to arrest illegal immigrants

  Attorney General Jason Miyares announced support for a Texas law that would make illegal immigration…

Embattled NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Announces He Will NOT Run in Dem Primary Amid Corruption Charges

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Border Patrol chief addresses Texas SB4 immigration law in exclusive interview

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Hundreds of migrants on Texas’ southern border breach wire barriers built under Operation Lone Star

  The tense moment Thursday occurred at a time when the El Paso Sector of U.S.…

Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith, other Texas sheriffs ask for federal government to help with southern border crisis

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US Appeals Court Weighing Fate of Texas Border Enforcement Law

  By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday began hearing arguments on…

Supreme Court lets Texas detain and deport migrants under SB4

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday to allow Texas enforce its state law to arrest undocumented…

The latest in the border battle between Texas and the Biden administration

  The Supreme Court on Monday further delayed implementation of Texas’ SB4.  Read More     

How Texas may craft policy for artificial intelligence usage

   AUSTIN (KXAN) — The hottest topic discussed at this year’s South by Southwest had to…

How Lawmakers Seek to Use the CDC and NIH to Advocate for Gun Control

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Illegal Alien Repeat Offender Accused of Attacking Multiple Women Is Back on Streets of Dysfunctional NYC

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Self-Identified Hezbollah Terrorist Who Wanted to ‘Make a Bomb’ Caught by Border Patrol in Texas

  During an interrogation, the Lebanese migrant reportedly said that his training with Hezbollah focused on…

SCOTUS decision on SB 4, sweeping Texas border security law, could come by Monday

  A decision from the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of Texas’ polarizing border security law,…

Matt Rinaldi won’t seek reelection as Texas Republican Party chair

Matt Rinaldi, leader of the Texas Republican Party, said Friday he would not seek another term…

Texas sues Colony Ridge development for fraudulent real estate practi…

Residents of the Houston-area development, who were maligned by Republicans last year, have complained about the…

Texas counties changing national conversation on border crisis as invasion

  (The Center Square) – Three years ago this April, a small border county took a…

Gun Rights Groups Back Texas’ Invasion Defense at Mexican Border

Gun rights groups have come to the aid of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) in urging…

Another lawsuit challenges Texas’ SB4 immigration law

  Another civil rights organization has filed a lawsuit challenging Texas’ controversial new immigration law SB4…

New federal court rule could block Texas AG Ken Paxton, others from “judge shopping”

Paxton has repeatedly turned to single-judge divisions to block the Biden administration…  

Gun Rights Groups Drawing a Bead on Illinois ‘Assault Weapons’ Law, Taking Issue to Supreme Court

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Chris Wray Sounds the Alarm: ISIS Ties Uncovered in US Southern Border Smuggling Operations

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott slams President Biden’s SOTU address

  Abbott criticized the bipartisan border bill  Read More     

National Guard soldiers and Border Patrol agent killed in Texas helicopter crash are identified

  Authorities have released the names of the two National Guard soldiers and a Border Patrol…

Man arrested after shooting brother in Fort Worth, leading police on chase with kids in vehicle, police say

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Clear Alert issued for missing teenager last seen near downtown

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Greg Abbott gets scathing rebuke from largest Texas newspaper: “Disturbing”

The Houston Chronicle rebuked the governor’s school voucher program on Sunday following Super Tuesday’s results.  

State of Texas: Election results redraw battle lines for school choice

Gov. Abbott knocks out Republicans in war for education priorities  

RFK Jr. Latest to Slam Biden’s Venomous SOTU, Calls It ‘Hyper-Partisan,’ Not ‘Statesman-Like’

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2 soldiers, 1 Border Patrol agent killed in helicopter crash in South Texas

  EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Three people — two soldiers and one U.S. Border Patrol…

Senate Pulls Earmark for Philadelphia LGBTQ Center Because of ‘Kink’ Parties

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Rule of law lost to the rule of Trump in the Texas GOP primary (Editorial)

By voting out a slew of incumbent judges and lawmakers, Republican voters indicated that…  

Migrant advocacy group ‘Witness at the Border’ plans two-week vigil in Eagle Pass

  A grassroots organization that advocates for asylum rights and has held several events in the…

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan trails in early primary voting returns

Phelan slightly trailed GOP challenger David Covey in early voting, though neither candidate had the majority…

Migration: Texas Vows To Protect Itself Against Invasion at Border

Supreme Court halts new state immigration law pending ruling on constitutionality  

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to block Texas law that allows police to arrest migrants

The Justice Department has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a new Texas law that…

State Representative election results for Texas March Primary on March 5, 2024

Voters across Texas headed to the polls on Tuesday to decide who they will nominate in…

Supreme Court temporarily blocks Texas law that allows police to arrest migrants

  The Supreme Court on Monday temporarily blocked a Texas law that allowed state law enforcement…