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The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has refused to delay a Mexican national’s scheduled execution this week.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a ruling requiring the Texas prison system to disclose more information about where it gets lethal-injection drugs, reversing a judge who had halted an upcoming execution.
Anthony Doyle, 29, is scheduled to die Thursday evening for the fatal beating of a Dallas woman at his mother’s home 11 years ago.
A convicted killer facing execution next month for a Dallas-area slaying 11 years ago has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they have arrested.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is asking a federal court in San Antonio to require the state to get federal approval or “pre-clearance” before it makes any changes to its voting laws.
A Democratic congressman has joined seven others in filing a federal lawsuit to keep Texas from enforcing its voter ID law. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey of Fort Worth filed the papers Wednesday.
Billie Sol Estes was a larger-than-life Texan who became one of the most notorious men in America in 1962 when he was accused of looting a federal crop subsidy program. His funeral was Saturday.
A North Texas man who was hiding under a truck trailer when he was arrested for a fatal carjacking 12 years ago is facing execution this week in Huntsville.
Customer-service agents at American Airlines are narrowly rejecting a union’s bid to represent them in collective bargaining with the company.
The future of Texas’ voting districts is again in question after a federal court Tuesday found evidence of discrimination in new district maps approved by the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature last year.
The state of Texas has executed a convicted killer whose lawyers say shouldn’t have been eligible for the death penalty because of his low IQ.