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Bastrop County grand jury declines to indict caretaker at center of The Refuge abuse...

The grand jury said they did not find sufficient evidence to indict Iesha Greene, who was reported to have sold and solicited nude photos...

Lackluster employment numbers signal economic slowdown for Texas, Dallas Fed report says

The report shows the number of employed Texans remained virtually unchanged from July to August, while unemployment ticked up slightly.

Texas awards $307 million in contracts for 14 miles of new border wall

The two companies awarded contracts on Thursday will erect border barriers in Del Rio and the Rio Grande Valley.

Families of three Uvalde shooting survivors sue school district, gun makers, city officials and...

The lawsuit is the first to be filed since the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary that left 19 children and two teachers dead.

Targeting three congressional seats, Republicans blitz South Texas with attack ads

In two of the three races, Democrats are hitting back as outside Republican groups try to turn the region red.

State agencies push for better worker pay as critical staffing crunch hits Texas government

Texas agencies say they are being hammered by a historic staffing crisis, particularly when it comes to those in the trenches serving the...

In West Texas, Fort Stockton’s solution to a teacher shortage is a motel

The rural Fort Stockton school district is paying big money for teachers and sweetening the deal with low-cost housing.

Ken Paxton’s office knew he’d be subpoenaed before he fled his home to avoid...

Lawyers for the state argue they didn’t know the attorney general would be served at home. Emails from opposing counsel show they tried repeatedly...

In campaign ad, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick suggests mandatory 10-year sentence for gun-related crimes

New mandatory sentences could be a big policy shift for Texas. But Patrick isn’t providing any details of his one-sentence proposal so it’s hard...

Texas court confirms the attorney general can’t unilaterally prosecute election cases

Texas’ highest criminal court once again said the attorney general needs permission from local prosecutors to pursue election cases. Attorney General Ken Paxton had...

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