Watauga Cracks Down On Cell Phone Use While DrivingThe city of Watauga is cracking down on distracted driving by outlawing the use of cell phones behind the wheel unless you’re hands-free.
Medicaid Rate Cuts To Therapists On Hold: Parents Of Children With Disabilities Still WorryThe tough task of caring for children with disabilities is not getting any easier in Texas.
New Laws Take Effect In TexasA measure allowing some epilepsy patients to get low-THC cannabis oil, Texas' first concession on medical marijuana, is one of nearly 700 new laws taking effect Tuesday.
Gov. Abbott Dedicates Billions To Elevate Higher EducationThanks to a new law set to kick in on September 1, Texas Colleges and Universities will have an additional $4 billion to elevate their national standing in research.
Ken Paxton Faces Contempt Hearing Over Same-Sex Marriage RightsA federal judge has ordered Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to explain why he should not be held in contempt for enforcing state laws that impede gay marriage rights.
2 Gun Rights Bills Expected To Get Final Votes In TexasThe top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature now need a final week push to become law.
Gov. Abbott Signs Law Banning Cities From Fracking, Drilling BansGov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a prohibition on cities and towns imposing local ordinances preventing fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities.
Texas House Approves Licensed Open Carry Of HandgunsTexas is closer to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.
Texas Lawmakers Work To Shield Suppliers Of Execution DrugsAlleged threats against execution drug suppliers have Texas lawmakers trying to conceal the identity of those manufacturers from both the public and death row inmates.
Dallas Co DA Susan Hawk Makes Changes, Fires StafferFor the second time in a few weeks Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk has shaken-up her office.
Member Of 'Swatting' Ring Gets 5-Year Prison TermA 34-year-old Omaha, Nebraska, man was sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a "swatting" ring that made fake 911 calls to draw special weapons and tactics officers to hoax situations.
District Judge Tosses Open Carry Lawsuit Against City Of ArlingtonU.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor has tossed the lawsuit by Open Carry Tarrant County against the city of Arlington.