Trump Administration Pauses Legal Orientation For ImmigrantsImmigrant advocates are outraged by a U.S. government decision to put on hold a program that helps tens of thousands of immigrants navigate the country's complex immigration court system.
Texas Congressman's Bill Addresses Child Sex Assault On BaseA congressman who represents Fort Hood has introduced legislation to change how authorities handle crimes including sexual assault that the children of service members commit on military bases.
Federal Pot Policy Change Sparks Confusion, Crackdown FearsThe Trump administration announced Thursday that it was ending an Obama-era policy to tread lightly on enforcing U.S. marijuana laws.
New Year Brings Broad Pot Legalization To CaliforniaSo-called recreational pot is now legal for adults 21 and older. Individuals can grow up to six plants and possess as much as an ounce.
11-Year-Old Sues Federal Government To Legalize Medical Marijuana; 'I’m Doing What I Consider Pretty Well - 866 Days Seizure Free'An 11-year-old girl from Rowlett is taking on the United States government by suing them over medical marijuana.
Questions About Price's Girlfriends Anger Judge, Scolds ProsecutorAn angry judge today halted a prosecutor's questions about the love life of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, saying, "it's completely improper" to discuss in his political corruption trial.
White House Expects Justice Crackdown On Legalized MarijuanaThe Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug.
South Dakota Bill Leaves Evolution Skepticism Up To TeachersSouth Dakota is one of at least three states, along with Texas and Oklahoma, considering a bill on whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change.
SMU Law Professor Expects Judge Gorsuch To 'Sail Through' NominationPresident Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to the U.S. Supreme Court was his first, but it might not be the last.
Arlington Rep. Who Wants To Criminalize Abortion Receiving Death ThreatsDeath threats are pouring in for State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, R-Arlington after his filing of a bill to ban abortions in Texas.
Bathroom Bill Draws Opposition From Dallas Business LeadersTexas took center stage in the debate over bathroom privacy Thursday afternoon. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced a bill to limit transgender women from using public women's restrooms.
Dallas-Based Journalist, 'Anonymous Hacktivist' Released From Federal PrisonDallas-born investigative journalist Barrett Brown was released from federal prison, earlier than initially scheduled.