Court Again Finds Intentional Voter Discrimination In TexasA Republican-drawn map setting the boundaries of Texas' statehouse districts violates the U.S. Constitution by intentionally discriminating against minority voters, a federal court found Thursday — the third such ruling against the state's voting laws in roughly a month.
Houston Couple Pleads Guilty In Scheme To Obtain Tax RefundsA Houston couple has pleaded guilty to stealing the identities of 50,000 victims in order to apply for fraudulent tax refunds.
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.
Texas & 20 Other States Suing Delaware Over Abandoned Money OrdersA lawsuit filed directly to the Supreme Court is another escalation in an ongoing dispute involving uncashed money orders from Dallas-based MoneyGram, which has been submitting unclaimed money to Delaware.
Texas AG Paxton Asks Court To Dismiss Civil Fraud LawsuitCalling it a "dramatic overreach" by federal regulators, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit over his efforts to recruit investors to a high-tech startup before he was the state's top prosecutor.
Tension Rises At Dallas Love Field Over Fight FlightDallas-based Southwest Airlines and Atlanta-based Delta Airlines remain in a bitter dispute in federal court over two gates.
Judge Orders Former Principal Accused Of Child Exploitation To Stay In CustodyInvestigators say Figueroa used a Craigslist ad to lure what he thought was a 16-year-old boy to the AMC theaters at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco.
White Texas Man Admits Hate-Crime Attack On Black ManConrad Alvin Barrett of Katy admitted to racial motivation in the November 2013 attack on his 81-year-old victim.
City Of Dallas Files Lawsuit Over Love Field GatesThe City of Dallas filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday seeking a declaratory judgment to determine which gate slots at Love Field various airlines are entitled to use.
Jerry Jones Testifies In Super Bowl Seat Trial In DallasDallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been called to testify in federal civil trial about mishap over Super Bowl 45 seats.
Former Garland Man Admits Aiming Laser Pointer At HelicopterA dangerous stunt a year-and-a-half ago culminated in a guilty plea in federal court Tuesday.
Attorney Claims Responsibility For John Wiley Price Not Being In CourtCommissioner John Wiley Price's attorney says it's his fault his client was a no-show at federal court on Tuesday. So if Mr. Price still wants the judge to have taxpayers pay for part of his defense in his bribery and tax evasion case, he will have to go to court next week.