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.
Avoiding Charity Scams In The Wake Of HarveyCrooks are known for sending fraudulent communications through email or social media and by creating phony websites designed to solicit contributions.
Prosecutors: NY Man Aimed To Fight With Islamic ExtremistsA New York man repeatedly traveled to the Middle East to try to join the Islamic State or another extremist group in Syria and later told authorities he'd been prepared to strap on a bomb to sacrifice himself for jihad, prosecutors said Saturday.
Kaufman County Man Who Filmed Young Boys Indicted For Child PornThe U.S. Attorney’s Office seeks the public's help finding more victims in the case of alleged child pornographer Kevin Scott Morris.
Dallas Restaurant Bans People With Face Or Neck TattoosA dress code enforced at a Texas-based restaurant and bar chain is causing some to feel discriminated against due its ban on tattoos.
Fort Worth Receives Grant To Improve NeighborhoodsThe grant will be specifically used in the Stop Six/Poly and the Las Vegas Trail Corridor in Fort Worth.
US Justice Department To Dispatch Fewer Election Observers Justice Department officials are warning that they will be dispatching fewer election observers Nov. 8 as a result of a Supreme Court opinion that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.
Dallas Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty In Federal CourtKevin Troy Jernigan, a man who owned a tax preparation business in Dallas, pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and assisting in the preparation or presentation of a false or fraudulent individual income tax return after appearing in federal court Tuesday.
Attorney General Lynch To Face Questions On Policing, Clinton InvestigationAttorney General Loretta Lynch likely faces questions about policing and race, as well as her department's decision not to bring charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of private email while secretary of state, in a House hearing.
Family Of Teen Killed By Officer Wants Justice Department To InvestigateThe attorney for the family of Christian Taylor, the teen killed by an Arlington police officer last year, has filed a letter with the Department of Justice asking for an investigation.
Changes Weighed To Federal Program For Ailing, Aging InmatesThe federal panel that sets sentencing policy is weighing changes to a program that permits an early prison release for certain elderly and sick inmates.
FCC Chairman Recommends OK Of $48.5B AT&T-DirecTV DealThe head of the Federal Communications Commission has recommended approving AT&T's $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV. The deal would create the country's largest provider of cable or satellite TV.