Drought, lack of water from Mexico shrinking Rio Grande in Zapata, Texas

    Low levels at international reservoirs prompting towns along the border to adopt water restrictions by:…

Border officers seized $1.3 million in cocaine at port of entry

   Border officers found 24 packages of cocaine hidden in a shipment of soft drinks.     

ABOUT-FACE: Billionaire Blackstone Group CEO Changes His Tune, Throws His Weight Behind Trump

   Like many other Wall Street CEOs, Blackstone Group CEO Steve Schwarzman distanced himself from Donald…

What to know about Texas’ new car inspection requirements

Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 3297 into law last June eliminating the requirement for Texas…

Majority of Texans support making marijuana legal

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

Texas Republican Party set to elect new party chair

SAN ANTONIO — The future of the Texas Republican Party is at stake as party members…

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…

Temple, Texas tornado damage latest: City, police, fire officials give update 5.23.24

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Texas Republicans face Abbott’s wrath over school voucher failures

Out-of-state donors are funneling millions of dollars into state legislative races to defeat Republicans who opposed…

Do Teachers Unions and Schools Help Sexual Predators Avoid Legal Consequences? Short Answer: Yes.

   Twenty-seven years ago, Mary Kay Letourneau was a household name. In 1997, she was a…

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…

Subaru of America relocating regional office to North Texas

  The 500,600-square-foot facility will also house its new Dallas Business Center. COPPELL, Texas — Read…

A possible zoning buffer around the Toyota plant has residents pushing back against the city

   SAN ANTONIO – A divisive proposal has landowners near the San Antonio Toyota Manufacturing Plant…

President Biden Should Drop Charges Against Julian Assange

   Wikileaks founder Julian Assange won a critical legal victory on Monday when the United Kingdom’s…

Border Crime Pushing Small Texas Communities Past Their Breaking Point. | NewsRadio 740 KTRH | KTRH Local Houston and Texas News

    Photo: Getty Images As the border crisis continues to ravage the country, small town communities…

Texas trade community needs fight self-detrimental border practices

         

Ted Cruz files bill to protect IVF

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Texas House District 97 Democratic runoff election to be decided May 28

Two candidates in southwest Fort Worth face off in a May 28 runoff election to determine…

Aggies Run-Rule Texas State, 8-0, to Advance to Super Regionals

Aggie ace Emiley Kennedy and the national No. 16 seed Texas A&M softball team dominated Texas…

Marco Rubio Argues for Mass Deportation, Says US Must Take ‘Dramatic’ Steps to Combat Illegal Immigration

   Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) might have rankled a few feathers when he called for mass…

State of Texas: Plea for education funding special session rejected by Gov. Abbott

by: Ryan Chandler, Will DuPree, Daniel Marin, Josh Hinkle, Arezow Doost, John Thomas Posted: May 18,…

Texas voters hold strong opinions on how to reduce gun violence

TEXAS — The National Rifle Association convention is set to take place in Dallas this weekend,…

Texas voters hold strong opinions on how to reduce gun violence

TEXAS — The National Rifle Association convention is set to take place in Dallas this weekend,…

Gov. Greg Abbott pardons Daniel Perry, veteran who killed police brut…

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

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

Texas Will Take Public Comments on Banning Intoxicating Hemp Products

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrickwants state senators to look into banning or regulating delta-8 and delta-9…

Texas lawmakers urge President Biden to extend work permits

Fifty-eight elected officials from Texas support extending work permits. AUSTIN, Texas — Elected Latino lawmakers from…

Bob Menendez’s Defense Strategy Involves Arguing Alleged Bribes Were Actually Just Friendly ‘Gifts’

   Sen. Bob Menendez’s much-anticipated trial has begun and we might have already been given a…

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…

Texas Scores a Free Speech Win | NewsRadio 740 KTRH | KTRH Local Houston and Texas News

Photo: Getty Images The free speech battle is raging on, and Attorney General Ken Paxton has…

Montana National Guard soldiers deployed to Texas’ southern border return home

         

The Critical Role of Due Process and Presumption of Innocence in Political Accountability

   He underscores that the indicted congressman remains a ‘valued member of the House Democratic caucus’ and…

Criminal charges in Texas border county skyrocket by 5,000% since Biden took office

   KINNEY COUNTY, Texas – A sitting U.S. President typically doesn’t deserve all the credit or all…

‘Navigability’ of the Rio Grande? 5th Circuit Court takes up Texas border buoys case

   The full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is deciding whether the buoys can remain in…

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…

CEO reveals why his longtime California company relocated to North Texas

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AG Paxton Files for Stay and Injunction to Stop Biden Admin Assault on Women’s Rights & Title IX

   The amended complaint highlights the history of Title IX, demonstrating that the law’s “prohibition on sex-based…

Speaker: Secure The Border Act different than SB1070

    PHOENIX — Arizona House Speaker Ben Toma believes a proposed border enforcement measure that could…

Governor Hosts Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Billström

   In 2023, total Texas trade with Sweden equaled $2.9 billion.     

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.…

Texas AG Paxton Launches Compensation Aid for Landowners Affected by Border Crime

   Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton initiates the Landowner Compensation Program, providing aid for property damage due…

‘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…

Nancy Pelosi Has ‘Basket of Deplorables’ Moment in Oxford Debate, Americans Clouded by ‘Guns, Gays, God’

   There is a linguistic term known as the “drift of the signified,” in which a…

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…

WATCH OUT: NOAA Issues First ‘Severe Geomagnetic Storm Watch’ in 20 Years, Could Hit Mid-Day Friday

   After days of observing “large sunspot groups” and “several strong flares, NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction…

Texas’ lawsuit claiming US helped censor conservative news can proceed

A federal judge has rejected the Biden administration’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit by Republican-led Texas…

Dade Phelan directs House leaders to revisit vouchers, property taxes…

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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…

Dallas Diocese priest arrested for indecency with a child

  Ricardo Reyes Mata, 34, was arrested Monday by Garland police and charged with two felony…

Inside the increasingly ugly GOP fight over a Texas runoff

Tony Gonzales has made a lot of Republican enemies. Party leadership is still defending him, against…

Reflecting on Rick Perry’s years leading Texas

Rick Perry is the longest-serving governor in Texas history. After ascending to the governor’s job after…

Texas A&M Women’s Golf in Third After Day One of Bryan Regional – WTAW

News release from Texas A&M Athletics: BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION – The No. 12 Texas A&M women’s golf…

Texas, federal government will begin tallying damage from spring storms, Gov. Greg Abbott says

   Texas and the federal government will begin assessing the damage caused by a series of…

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…

Texas judge allows alleged QAnon libel lawsuit against Anti-Defamation League to move forward

A conservative activist will be able to pursue a libel lawsuit against the Anti-Defamation League after…

Inside Texas Politics | GOP candidates in runoff for Kay Granger’s seat in Congress

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

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At least 224 people, 153 pets rescued in Texas floods with more rain in the forecast

    At least 224 people, 153 pets rescued in Texas floods with more rain in the…

What does Cinco de Mayo celebrate? No, it’s not Mexico’s Independence Day

  In the U.S., Cinco de Mayo is largely seen as a celebration of Mexican American…

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. …

Texas’ Stiff Resistance Shifts Illegal Crossings to Other Border States, Smuggling Continues

   Operation Lone Star continues to fill the dangerous gaps created by the Biden Administration’s refusal to…

Brownsville Navigation District Commissioner Ralph Cowen Completes Final Term

   “We are grateful for Commissioner Cowen’s leadership and dedication to the Port of Brownsville,” said Brownsville…

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…

Texas AG Paxton Vows to Act after Austin Council Defies State Ban on Trans Procedures for Kids

‘Texas municipalities do not have the authority to pick and choose which state laws they will…

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…

Texas runoff between Rep. Tony Gonzales and pro-gun YouTuber is key GOP test

SAN ANTONIO — As House Republicans struggle to advance their agenda with anarrow majority, a primary…

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…

Texas Lawmakers Won’t Stop Harassing LGBTQ+ Kids

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered schools in his state to ignore new federal rules that protect…

2 earthquakes detected in North Texas, police getting calls from public

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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,…

Texas activists call for immigration reform, decry SB4, Operation Lone Star

    Groups say undocumented laborers are essential to economy and need protection from wage theft by:…

VIDEO: Migrants plead as Texas Guard member fires projectiles near Rio Grande

    News reports say two men spotted cutting razor wire prior to popping noises being heard…

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

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Ted Cruz has double-digit lead over Colin Allred in latest Texas Senate poll

    Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, announced he will challenge Republican Sen. Ted Cruz next year. by:…

North Texans react to United Methodist Church vote lifting ban on LGBTQ clergy

    North Texas United Methodists reacted with joy, tears and enthusiasm after the denomination overturned its…

Bella Hadid announces she’s moving to Texas and taking a break from modeling

    Celebrity News Bella Hadid announces she’s moving to Texas and taking a break from modeling…

As Texas’ border security efforts succeed, California is ‘new epicenter’ of crisis

    (The Center Square) – With the success of Texas’ border security mission Operation Lone Star…

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…

Gov. Greg Abbott and UT-Austin shift from championing free speech to policing protesters’ intentions

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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.

‘This is Chernobyl’: Texas ranchers say ‘forever chemicals’ in waste-based fertilizers ruined their land

  The fertilizer maker says its products are safe, and that the government supports using it…

Texas truck inspections costing border industry $32 million a day, Juarez official says

    by: Julian Resendiz Posted: Apr 29, 2024 / 07:36 PM CDT Updated: Apr 29, 2024…

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

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Texas AG sues Biden administration over Title IX rules that expand transgender student protections

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) on Monday sued the Biden administration over new federal nondiscrimination…

Hate Texas? Get over it. Why so many people are moving to the Lone Star State.

Not fully in the South and not entirely in the West, Texas is its own thing…

Tornadoes, Flooding In Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

    Play Homes were damaged in Oklahoma. Wind gusts up to 70 mph were reported in…

Campuses across Texas had pro-Palestinian demonstrations. Why did onl…

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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…

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Gov. Greg Abbott endorses U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales amid primary runoff…

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Republican Party of Texas Taking Formal Measures to Close Primaries

Republican Party of Texas Chairman Matt Rinaldi announced this week that the party has begun a…

Justice Department Again Refuses to Turn Over Recording of Biden-Hur Interview. Contempt Could Be Next

   In an ongoing squabble on Capitol Hill (when isn’t there an ongoing squabble on Capitol Hill?)…

Trans teacher ban? Texas GOP floats idea after Abbott comments

Gov. Greg Abbott suggested over the weekend that Texas public school teachers should not…  

Texas politics leave transgender foster youth isolated — during and after life in state care

Story by William Melhado, The Texas Tribune, Video and photos by Greta Díaz González Vázquez, The…

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…

North Texas Senate runoff creates strange bedfellows, divides usual a…

The battle to succeed retiring state Sen. Drew Springer has come down to a May 28…

Gov. Abbott discusses school voucher push, Texas GOP division

Abbott said he wants to add $6 billion to public education  

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…

Skyscrapers on Panther Island? Fort Worth council will allow taller buildings

  Developers will be allowed to construct buildings as tall as 20 stories in a small…

Cornyn, GOP Colleagues Urge Biden Admin. to Protect Jewish Students from Anti-Semitism on College Campuses

   The senators requested Attorney General Garland and Secretary Cardona provide an update on efforts to protect…

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…

Republican infighting, battle over Texas speakership results of national political trend

Republicans vying for a seat in the Texas House are looking to settle a political score…

Jail Time Now Possible If Drivers Don’t Move Over or Slow Down

   Changes to the law went into effect on Sept. 1, 2023     

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick rules the Texas Senate. Now he seeks influence in the House

AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wields vast power in the Texas Senate with a warm…

Ken Paxton disciplinary case can proceed, Texas court rules

The State Bar accused Paxton in 2022 of falsely claiming he had substantial evidence that… 

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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…

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‘Yellowstone’ actor appointed honorary Fort Worth police officer

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Governor Abbott Named To 2024 TIME100 List Of Most Influential People In The World

  “We have worked tirelessly to ensure Texas remains a beacon of freedom and opportunity for…

Texas official says migrants seek federal patrols that will let them in, avoid state guards ‘at all costs’

  Dr. Phil visited Eagle Pass in Texas, where he spoke with multiple local border officials…

Migrant arrested in Zapata, Texas, connected to Texas Rangers murder probe

  Border Patrol agents arrested a migrant in a rural South Texas border county who officials…

County judge calls on Texas to process, jail its own migrants

  Citing a lack of resources, El Paso County officials are asking Texas to use its…

Federal judge fines Texas child welfare agency $100K per day for fost…

It is the third time the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, which manages the…

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…

Texas Governor Greg Abbott talks border security, bussing of immigrants to other cities

  Texas Governor Greg Abbott sat down to discuss the latest in border security as well…