Texas

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Prison Agency Replenishes Execution Drug Supply

Texas prison officials have acquired a small supply of pentobarbital to replenish their dwindling inventory of the execution drug so lethal injections set for next month in the nation’s most active death penalty state can be carried out.

03/25/2015

Head coach Kim Mulkey of the Baylor Bears (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Coach Mulkey: Sweet 16 Baylor Team Will Be Better In Future

Baylor coach Kim Mulkey is already talking about the NCAA Final Four that will be played two years from now in Dallas, about 100 miles from the Waco campus.

03/25/2015

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Drug Ring Busted In Texas & Louisiana, 23 Charged

More than 20 people have been arrested in a Texas and Louisiana prescription drug ring allegedly using the homeless to pose as patients.

03/25/2015

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Accused Killer Of Colleyville Housekeeper Released On Bail

A man accused of helping to stalk and kill a woman in Colleyville has been released on bail.

03/25/2015

US Senator Ted Cruz(R-TX) and his wife Heidi  (Photo Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz To Buy Insurance Via Obamacare, A Law He Vows To Scrap

Texas Senator Ted Cruz says he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act – a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House.

03/24/2015

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TX Senate OKs Making Synthetic Drug ’25I’ A Controlled Substance

The Texas Senate has approved making the synthetic drug 25I-NBOMe a controlled substance, potentially banning it from being sold online and in places like convenience stores.

03/24/2015

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Man Kicked Off Southwest Flight Over Lewd T-Shirt

A man flying from Dallas to Chicago on Southwest Airlines was denied reboarding in St. Louis allegedly over vulgar language on t-shirt.

03/24/2015

Texas Capitol Building (Photo J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

Funding Battle Brewing As Billions Left Unspent In Texas House Budget

Billions of available dollars remain unspent under a House budget that sets up battles over tax cuts and extra money for roads and classrooms in the final two months of the Legislature.

03/24/2015

Tyrone Swoopes #18 of the Texas Longhorns looks to pass against the BYU Cougars on September 6, 2014 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Longhorns Begin Spring Drills With Swoopes, Heard Dueling At QB

Coach Charlie Strong says Junior Tyrone Swoopes and redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard will be given ‘equal reps’ in their fight for the job.

03/23/2015

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Dallas Co DA Susan Hawk Makes Changes, Fires Staffer

For the second time in a few weeks Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk has shaken-up her office.

03/23/2015

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Supreme Court Justices Struggle With Free Speech Case Over TX Plates

In a dispute over a proposed Confederate battle flag license plate, the Supreme Court struggled Monday to balance worries about government censorship and concerns that offensive messages could, at worst, incite violence.

03/23/2015

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Groups For, Against Gay Rights Stage Rallies At Texas Capitol

Hundreds are gathering at the Texas Capitol for a rally against same-sex marriage, headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

03/23/2015

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