February 23, 2015 11:00 AM
HOUSTON - The federal government has filed a notice of appeal of a ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. The three-page notice was filed Monday with U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, Texas. The appeal will be handled by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court... more »
February 21, 2015 1:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - The first nationwide, oil refinery strike in more than 30 years is growing to encompass four new plants, including the largest U.S. refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. The United Steelworkers union says workers at the Motiva Enterprises refinery in Port Arthur started their strike at midnight Friday.... more »
February 20, 2015 1:52 PM
AUSTIN, TX - Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the state's gay marriage ban has been "needlessly cast into doubt" after a judge gave a lesbian Austin couple permission to tie the knot. Paxton on Friday asked the Texas Supreme Court to declare the marriage license issued to Suzanne... more »
February 20, 2015 2:15 AM
AUSTIN, TX - As a newlywed lesbian couple in Texas celebrates defying a statewide ban on gay marriage, the state's Republican attorney general is preparing to tell a court why it should rule their nuptials void. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is expected to elaborate Friday on why he believes... more »
February 20, 2015 2:09 AM
McALLEN, Texas - On the highway that hugs the southern stretch of the Texas-Mexico border, law enforcement is everywhere, patrolling the pavement, pulling over vehicles and even keeping watch from a helicopter over the Rio Grande. Less visible are hundreds of Texas National Guard troops who arrived last summer and... more »
February 19, 2015 10:46 AM
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas attorney general is appealing a county court ruling that allowed a wedding to take place today in Austin between two women. The state's ban on gay marriage remains in effect as the state appeals a federal court ruling that the ban is unconstitutional. But the... more »
February 5, 2015 2:06 AM
LUBBOCK, TX - One man is dead after the small aircraft in which he was flying crashed into a TV tower while approaching an airport in West Texas. Lubbock Fire Department Division Chief Steve Holland said the area surrounding the KCBD-TV tower in southeastern Lubbock was still being searched Wednesday... more »
January 8, 2015 10:25 PM
PORT ALLEN - A man and woman from Texas face charges after a morning police chase that, when it ended, turned up $940 in counterfeit $20 bills inside the pair's Mercedes.
State Police said troopers initially tried to pull the vehicle over on I-10 east near Highway 415. The... more »
January 7, 2015 2:42 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court in New Orleans is hearing arguments on the constitutionality of a Texas requirement that abortion clinics meet the same standards as the state's ambulatory surgical centers. A federal judge had said the requirement - part of broad abortion legislation passed in Texas in... more »
January 6, 2015 11:26 PM
EL PASO, Texas - Officials say a gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas, killing one other person. Fort Bliss Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty announced Tuesday night that the shooter is also dead. Twitty did not say whether the gunman was shot by responding officers.... more »
January 6, 2015 5:32 PM
EL PASO, Texas - The Army is searching for a suspect after an "active shooter" was reported at a West Texas military hospital. Fort Bliss spokesman Gil Telles says an "active shooter" has been confirmed at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso. Telles says he has no... more »
December 18, 2014 5:17 PM
RICHARDSON, TX - If it's a comedy featuring a North Korean leader that moviegoers want, that's what they'll get. After Sony canceled the release of "The Interview," which depicts a hapless assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a Dallas-area theater pledged to screen "Team America: World Police,"... more »
December 17, 2014 12:57 PM
TEMPLE, Texas - A former New Orleans weatherman is recovering after he was shot Wednesday morning outside the Texas TV station where he currently works.
KCEN said meteorologist Patrick Crawford exchanged words with the shooter before the man pulled a gun and shot him several times.
The station... more »
December 6, 2014 10:24 AM
AUSTIN, Texas - Three more states have joined a Texas-led multistate coalition suing over the Obama administration's recently announced executive actions on immigration. The addition of Arizona, Florida and Ohio brings to 20 the number of states fighting the order in a federal district court in Brownsville. Many top Republicans... more »
December 3, 2014 2:47 PM
HOUSTON - School officials say dozens of human brains reported missing from a University of Texas research lab in Austin were actually destroyed about 12 years ago because they were in poor condition. The university released a statement Wednesday saying environmental workers disposed of between 40 and 60 jars, some... more »
December 3, 2014 2:27 PM
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas is leading a multistate coalition in suing over the Obama administration's recently announced executive actions on immigration. Many top Republicans have denounced the president's unilateral move designed to spare as many as 5 million people living illegally in the United States from deportation. But Texas Gov.-elect... more »
November 20, 2014 7:45 PM
GALVESTON, TEXAS- A jury says a man is not guilty of abusing his eleven-year-old son by keeping him locked in a wooden box.
The jury says he didn't injure his child and use unlawful restraint. The boy testified he was allowed out of the box for school, meals and... more »
November 20, 2014 11:27 AM
CALHOUN - Louisiana State Police say three children and two adults from a family in Texas were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over in northeast Louisiana. State police spokesman Michael Reichardt says the car was driven by a 16-year-old who likely fell asleep at the... more »
November 20, 2014 3:09 AM
BATON ROUGE - Add Texas Gov. Rick Perry's name to the list of possible Republican presidential candidates flooding the campaign trail for GOP Senate candidate Bill Cassidy. Perry is scheduled to attend three early voting rallies with Cassidy next week, on Tuesday in Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Covington. He'll be... more »
November 19, 2014 7:51 PM
FORT WORTH, TEXAS- A man claims of series of blunders during weight-loss surgery led to the amputation of both of his legs and he's suing for medical malpractice. Carlos Saucedo claims doctors mistakenly cut his aorta, which led to blood loss and a lack of circulation in his legs during... more »
November 18, 2014 4:35 PM
AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas judge has refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue. The governor's defense team had sought to have the proceedings dismissed, arguing that the special... more »
October 31, 2014 6:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's attorney general says two waste disposal companies have agreed not to bring ash from the incineration of a Texas Ebola victim's belongings into Louisiana. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said on Friday that Veolia Environmental Services and Chemical Waste Management signed a court agreement saying they would... more »
October 28, 2014 7:39 PM
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS- A vast collection of Alamo artifacts is being returned to the shrine in Texas courtesy of British pop star Phil Collins who donated his vast collection.
Collins' collection was considered the world's largest private collection and included a fringed leather pouch and a gun used by... more »
October 21, 2014 6:31 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A business co-owned by U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister has lost its right to do business as a Texas corporation after missing deadlines to pay state franchise taxes. Chris Ryan with the Texas Comptroller's Office said Tuesday that Texas Coastal Energy Co. LLC could have its corporate charter... more »
October 20, 2014 12:32 PM
DALLAS - Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas. Officials said Monday that 43 of 48 people on an original watch list had passed... more »
October 19, 2014 10:18 AM
GALVESTON, Texas - Carnival Cruise Lines says a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for signs of Ebola has disembarked the Carnival Magic with her husband after the ship returned to port in Galveston, Texas, early this morning and headed home. The cruise line and federal officials have... more »
October 16, 2014 6:38 PM
DALLAS - Texas officials are asking dozens of health care workers who had contact with the man who died of Ebola in Dallas to sign legal documents agreeing to stay home. The top administrator for Dallas County says the documents ask the 75 health care workers to agree not to... more »
October 16, 2014 5:52 PM
ARLINGTON, TX - LSU and Miami will open the 2018 season at the $1.2 billion home of the Dallas Cowboys. The 10th contest in the season-opening Cowboys Classic will be the first regular-season meeting between the schools since 1988. The Labor Day weekend date for the game is Sept. 1,... more »
October 15, 2014 12:34 PM
NEW YORK - A top federal health official say a Texas health worker should not have been flying aboard a commercial airline after being exposed to Ebola. The worker has now been diagnosed with the virus, and officials are contacting other passengers on the plane. Dr. Tom Frieden, director of... more »
October 14, 2014 5:43 PM
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has blocked Texas from enforcing key parts of a 2013 law that would close all but eight of the state's abortion facilities. The justices largely granted the request of abortion providers Tuesday. With three dissenting votes, the court suspended a ruling by the 5th U.S.... more »
October 14, 2014 11:48 AM
DALLAS - The Texas nurse infected with Ebola says in a statement that she's "doing well," and her hospital remains optimistic about her recovery. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas released a statement on Nina Pham's behalf Tuesday as she is treated for Ebola that she contracted while caring for... more »
October 13, 2014 4:27 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana waste disposal site says it won't accept the ashes generated when a Texas Ebola victim's belongings from his apartment were incinerated and a judge has signed an order temporarily blocking the disposal in the state. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell had sought the order. Caldwell's office... more »
October 12, 2014 8:40 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana waste disposal facility says it will not accept the ashes generated when a Texas Ebola victim's belongings were incinerated, at least not until state officials agree that it would pose no threat to the public. Chemical Waste Management Inc.-Lake Charles said in news release Monday... more »
October 12, 2014 1:00 PM
DALLAS - Texas health officials say a health care worker who provided hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition. Dr. Daniel Varga, of the Texas Health Resource, says the worker was in full protective gear when they... more »
October 12, 2014 10:26 AM
WASHINGTON - A top federal health official says the Ebola diagnosis in a health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at a Texas hospital shows there was a clear breach of safety protocol. Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says the worker had... more »
October 10, 2014 9:14 AM
HOUSTON, TX - Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts had a great first quarter and did just enough the rest of the way to hold on for a 33-28 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night. The Colts (4-2) raced to a 24-0 lead after one quarter, but allowed... more »
October 2, 2014 5:21 PM
AUSTIN, TX - An appeals court is allowing Texas to enforce parts of a tough new law that would close all but seven of the state's abortion facilities. A panel of the New Orleans-based U.S. 5th Circuit Court ruled Thursday that Texas can immediately enforce a rule making abortion clinics... more »
September 30, 2014 4:07 PM
DALLAS - Health officials say a patient at a Dallas hospital who has tested positive for Ebola arrived in Texas from Liberia earlier this month and showed no symptoms while on the plane. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden said Tuesday that officials "don't believe there... more »
September 29, 2014 9:49 PM
DALLAS, Texas - Doctors could know as early as Tuesday if a patient that has been placed in isolation has the Ebola virus.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said in a statement Monday night that the patient's symptoms and travel history suggest the patient may have Ebola, the virus... more »
September 24, 2014 7:49 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA- A man wanted in the disappearance of the University of Virginia student is now behind bars. Jesse Matthew was caught on a beach near Galveston, Texas on Tuesday. Police say he was the last person seen with Hannah Graham before she vanished more than a week ago in... more »
September 12, 2014 1:23 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The state of Texas has asked a federal appeals court for an order that would let the state close 13 of 20 abortion clinics operating there. Texas Solicitor General Jonathan Mitchell on Friday asked a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New... more »
September 3, 2014 10:37 AM
WASHINGTON - The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States is continuing to drop. Officials of the Customs and Border Protection agency, a part of the Homeland Security Department, say agents apprehended 3,129 unaccompanied child immigrants in August. In July, agents found... more »
September 2, 2014 7:54 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS- A federal prosecutor told a judge in Texas that state's new voter ID law is motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down since it could disenfranchise some 800,000 people and keep them away from the polls.
It was in opening statements in a trial... more »
August 29, 2014 4:56 PM
AUSTIN, TX - A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel on Friday sided with abortion clinics that challenged one of the most disputed measures of a... more »
August 27, 2014 5:53 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU fans will be met by stricter security enforcing a new bag law implemented this year by the NFL at all NFL-affiliated stadiums.
Those attending the season opener against Wisconsin will be must follow tighter rules concerning what they can bring into the Houston Texans' NRG... more »
August 26, 2014 9:46 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore, the team's leading tackler last season, won't start the season opener against Texas A&M on Thursday night after missing a treatment session for a shoulder injury.
Gamecocks defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward said sophomore Jonathan Walton would start over Moore, who led... more »
August 26, 2014 5:17 PM
HOUSTON - The newest proposal for repurposing the Houston Astrodome and saving it from demolition envisions turning the now-empty stadium into the world's largest indoor park. The pitch comes from Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, the county's top elected official. He revealed his idea at a news conference Tuesday on... more »
August 25, 2014 11:04 AM
AUSTIN, TX - Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer. Perry's attorneys filed the motion Monday in district court in Austin. They say the law being used to... more »
August 21, 2014 10:41 AM
MARSHALL, TX - The Marshall school board has voted unanimously to name its high school football field house in honor of hometown sports legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle. Tittle is 87 and lives in Atherton, California. He was born and raised in the East Texas city,... more »
August 20, 2014 7:54 PM
ANGLETON, TEXAS- There was boost for a man on trial for murdering a drunk driver who killed the man's two sons.
David Barajas is accused of shooting Jose Banda two yeas ago.
Prosecutors contend it was minutes after Banda plowed into a car Barajas and his sons were... more »
August 19, 2014 2:43 AM
AUSTIN, TX - Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is fighting a criminal indictment with a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases. But as the potential 2016 presidential candidate plans trips to Washington and New Hampshire this week to continue courting GOP voters, it's unclear how much... more »
August 16, 2014 2:18 PM
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he stands by his veto and called the indictment against him outrageous and an abuse of power Perry held a news conference Saturday afternoon, a day after a grand jury indicted the Republican on two felony counts of abuse of power for... more »
August 15, 2014 6:12 PM
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors. The Republican governor's accused of abusing his official powers by publicly promising to veto $7.5 million for the state public integrity unit at... more »
August 4, 2014 7:09 AM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal visited Texas' border with Mexico to get a closer look at the nation's immigration crisis. The Republican governor and likely 2016 presidential candidate is getting a helicopter view of the area Monday, taking a boat tour up the Rio Grande River and speaking... more »
July 21, 2014 10:30 AM
AUSTIN, TX - Gov. Rick Perry says he's deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border after growing tied of "lip service" from the federal government. Perry said Monday that the National Guard will provide additional support to a state-funded border surge that is costing an... more »
July 17, 2014 11:13 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland - Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s with his energetic performances and recordings that included producing his childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70. His representative, Carla Parisi, confirms today that Winter died in a hotel room... more »
July 14, 2014 12:50 PM
WASHINGTON - Two Texas lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to speed removals of the unaccompanied Central American kids who've been arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border. The legislation by Sen. John Cornyn, a Republican, and Rep. Henry Cuellar (KWAY'-yar), a Democrat, would allow Border... more »
July 9, 2014 5:15 AM
TEXAS - The humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is increasingly becoming a political liability for President Barack Obama, giving Republicans a fresh opportunity to question his administration's competence and complicating the debate over the nation's fractured immigration laws. Still, Obama is resisting calls to visit the border during his... more »
June 24, 2014 9:14 AM
FORTWORTH, TX - A Texas man was terrified when he got an unwanted up-close interaction with an angry owl.
The homeowners cat brought the owl into the house, and the bird didn't want to leave. After the owl flew around the living room, the bird and man locked in... more »
June 24, 2014 7:38 AM
RICHMOND, TX - A Texas woman is lucky to be alive after a police officer heroically pulled her from the path of a speeding train.
Investigators say the woman laid down on the tracks Sunday, and planned to let the train hit her. The cop's dashboard came shows him... more »
June 20, 2014 11:12 PM
OMAHA, NE -The College World Series game between Virginia and Mississippi was suspended after a 93-minute lightning and rain delay at TD Ameritrade Park on Friday night, while Texas beat Vanderbilt 4-0 to set up a winner-take-all game between those two Saturday night.
The game between the Rebels and... more »
June 20, 2014 11:34 AM
WASHINGTON - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views. Perry said Thursday at a forum hosted by The Christian Science Monitor that he "stepped right in it" after being asked during a trip... more »
June 12, 2014 2:11 AM
SAN FRANCSICO, CA - Texas Gov. Rick Perry drew a comparison between alcoholism and homosexuality, during a talk Wednesday night that focused mainly on the economy. Perry's comments to the Commonwealth Club of California came after Texas' Republican Convention on Saturday sanctioned platform language allowing Texans to seek voluntary counseling... more »
May 9, 2014 2:12 AM
HEARNE, TX - Friends say 93-year-old Pearlie Golden still shopped at the grocery store in the small Texas town of Hearne. Now they and Hearne's mayor want the police officer who shot and killed her gone. Texas Rangers are investigating what led to a Hearne police officer fatally shooting Golden... more »
May 7, 2014 4:41 PM
BRISTOL, Ct. - National runner-up Kentucky will face Texas and Florida will play Kansas in the 2nd annual SEC-Big 12 Challenge. All 10 Big 12 teams and 10 of the 14 Southeastern Conference teams will play in the event from Dec. 3-6, it was announced Wednesday. Auburn and Texas Tech,... more »
April 7, 2014 7:26 PM
LUFKIN, TEXAS- A woman who called police in East Texas to complain about the quality of marijuana she bought from a dealer was busted for possession.
When an officer went to Evelyn Hamilton's house after she called to complain, she pulled out a small amount of marijuana from her... more »
March 31, 2014 3:02 PM
SPRINGHILL- Gov. Bobby Jindal says a Texas company plans a $20 million plant to make plastic railroad ties and other railroad products near Springhill. IntegriCo Composites also will move its corporate headquarters from Temple, Texas, to Webster Parish. The company plans to hire 300 people with an average salary of... more »
March 28, 2014 9:49 PM
SAN ANTONIO - Former LSU standout Andrew Loupe fired a 70 on day 2 of the Valero Texas Open, and remains in the hunt for a championship just one shot behind the leader.
Loupe shot a 67 in a first round effort that spanned two days. He then returned... more »
March 27, 2014 11:56 AM
HOUSTON - A state judge has ordered the Texas prison agency to disclose to attorneys for two inmates its supplier of a new batch of execution drugs. The ruling Thursday in Austin comes one day after attorneys for two death row inmates filed a lawsuit against the Texas Department of... more »
March 6, 2014 2:34 PM
DALLAS - Heisman Trophy winning running backs Rashaan Salaam of Colorado and Ricky Williams of Texas are among the stars making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. Some of the other notable first-timers are Iowa State running back Troy Davis, a two-time Heisman... more »
March 1, 2014 10:46 AM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will travel to Houston in April to raise money for House and Senate candidates. That's according to an invitation to the event obtained by The Associated Press. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California are scheduled to... more »
January 23, 2014 7:42 PM
HOUSTON, TEXAS- A white man accused of cold-cocking an elderly black man was indicted by a federal grand jury on a hate crime charge for an attack known as the "knockout game".
Twenty-seven year-old Conrad Barrett is accused of slugging a 79-year-old man who had his jaw broken in... more »
January 16, 2014 7:25 PM
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND- A man was arrested in Baltimore for stealing eight Hermes handbags from a house in Texas that are worth $200,000.
Edward Bryant is held on a fugitive warrant and authorities in Texas made moves to have him extradited.
The purses were stolen last month in University... more »
December 31, 2013 2:45 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fl. - Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher will remain with the program through 2018 after signing a three-year contract extension. The university made the announcement on Tuesday. Texas reportedly had interest in Fisher replacing coach Mack Brown. The top-ranked Seminoles face Auburn in the BCS championship game Jan. 6.... more »
December 28, 2013 11:09 AM
Alaska holds the distinction as the largest state in area; almost twice the size of Texas. It is also home to America's tallest peak, Mount McKinley at 20,320 feet, and its glaciers cover 29,000 square miles. In Barrow, the sun is below the horizon from November 20th through January 22nd.... more »
December 17, 2013 11:35 AM
NEW ORLEANS - BP is suing a Texas lawyer, saying he fraudulently claimed to represent 40,000 deckhands who lost money because of the 2010 oil spill.
The lawsuit claims more than half of the Social Security numbers on Mikal Watts' client list were fake.
BP says the fraud... more »
December 13, 2013 8:45 PM
TUSCALOOSA- Nick Saban is breaking rumors, signing an extension at Alabama, and staying put.
Friday night, the school announced on its Twitter account that the coach reached "a longterm agreement" to remain with the Crimson Tide.
The agreement quells speculation that Saban would take over at Texas if... more »
November 20, 2013 10:22 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU coaches and football players are asking fans- especially students- to refrain from using profanity and distasteful lyrics when the band plays fan favorite songs at Saturday's game against Texas A & M.
"Neck" and "Tiger Rag" were shelved in recent years because of crude chants done... more »
November 20, 2013 11:23 AM
LAFAYETTE - A man wanted for a bank robbery in Lafayette has been arrested in Texas.
20-year-old Tre Lamar Bookard was arrested during a traffic stop near El Paso. Police say Bookard entered a bank on November 8 and gave the teller a note demanding cash. The suspect then... more »
November 19, 2013 10:21 PM
BATON ROUGE- Louisianans can rejoice since no city was listed as the most miserable in a recent publication.
Business Insider ranked the eleven worst places to live based on a well-being index.
Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas, was the closest metro area to the capital region on the list.
... more »
November 19, 2013 7:36 PM
CONROE, TEXAS- A woman pleaded guilty to murdering a mom and kidnapping her baby to avoid a possible death sentence.
Verna McClain made the plea in return for life without parole.
She shot 28-year-old Kala Golden-Schuchardt last year outside a pediatric clinic in a suburb of Houston and... more »
November 15, 2013 2:16 PM
LUBBOCK, Tx - A National College Baseball Hall of Fame complex planned for West Texas will be named after America's 41st president. Groundbreaking for the George H.W. Bush National College Baseball Hall of Fame will be held next June in Lubbock. Hall officials on Thursday announced plans to name the... more »
November 14, 2013 8:40 AM
HOUSTON - The sheriff of Houston's Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender inmates.
It includes allowing transgender individuals to be housed based on the gender they identify with instead of their biological sex. The Harris... more »
November 1, 2013 8:57 AM
LUBBOCK, Texas- First-year coach Kliff Kingsbury thinks the past two games against Oklahoma State are motivation enough for Saturday night. Last year the Red Raiders lost at No. 18 Oklahoma State 59-21. Two years ago in Lubbock the Cowboys left with 66-6 win. Kingsbury has plastered the number 98 on... more »
November 1, 2013 8:23 AM
AUSTIN, Texas - More than a third of Texas clinics that perform abortions won't be able to do so today.
A federal appeals court says the state's tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately while they're being challenged.
Twelve of the 32 Texas clinics that perform abortions... more »
October 29, 2013 8:17 AM
LUBBOCK, Texas - The only abortion clinic in a 300-mile swath of West Texas can resume business after a federal judge struck down new restrictions that would have effectively shuttered it. Lubbock's Planned Parenthood Women's Health Center stopped making appointments last week, bracing for this week's scheduled enforcement of a... more »