Texas Asks Court To Allow Its Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities'A U.S. District judge blocked much of the law on Aug. 31, a day before it was to take effect. The state appealed to the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Texas Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Day-Care ChildrenProsecutors say a 58-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing five children over a two-year period at his wife's day care.
Ex-Baylor President: Some Women 'Make Themselves Victims'A court filing this week reveals that the former interim president of Baylor University referred to some women who had been sexually assaulted as willing "to make themselves victims."
Wylie Students Head To Gulf To Support Damaged SchoolStudents from Wylie High School loaded up several buses Friday morning and started traveling to the Gulf Coast to attend a Rockport-Fulton High School football game, showing their support and offering donations.
Board Unanimously Votes To Rename Lee Park In DallasRobert E. Lee Park in Dallas is no more. During a special session on Friday morning, the city's Park & Recreation board voted to rename the Confederate tribute, reverting back to the original name of Oak Lawn Park.
JCPenney To Hire 40,000 Workers For HolidaysJCPenney said that it plans to hire more than 40,000 people during the holiday season, the same number as last year. The retailer said that it is looking for cashiers, workers to restock stores and beauty consultants.
Facebook To Release Russia Ads, Beef Up Election 'Integrity'Bowing to pressure from lawmakers and the public, the company said it will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators, while also pledging to make political advertising on its platform more "transparent."
Texas Asks Court To Allow Its Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities' Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect.
USDA, House Agriculture Staff Stable After Car CrashThe staffers were taken to a local hospital after the accident, which occurred following an event with farmers who had been affected by hurricane Harvey.
New Potential Burden For Houston Homeowners: Higher TaxesMayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a one-time increase in the city's property tax rate to help pay for mounting hurricane expenses.
Trio Arrested For Murders Tied To Woman Found In Trinity RiverDallas Police say that three men, who were already in custody in connection to at least three other murders, have now been charged in the death of 30-year-old Liza Saenz, the woman found shot to death and floating in the Trinity River. 
Texas Woman Inspires Kids As High School Football CoachDesiree Allen is in her third year as an assistant coach with the North Dallas High School football team, and she will not apologize for breaking barriers and tackling a place in a man's world.

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