Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates Some Funds For Public Health And Safety InitiativesAfter weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice, the Austin City Council and Mayor Steve Adler unanimously approved five items to reform the city's police department.
'President Trump Must Die,' Armed Texas Protester Charged With Making Threats A man who brandished an assault rifle at a Black Lives Matter protest in Lubbock on Saturday was charged with making interstate threats.
UNT Employee Resigns After Using Racial Slur During Panel Discussion On Hate SpeechA staff member of the University of North Texas System has resigned after she used a racial slur during a panel discussion on hate speech Thursday evening, the UNT president said.
UNT President: Staff Member Used Racial Epithet During Hate Speech PanelA University of North Texas staff member used a racial slur during a discussion panel about hate speech Thursday evening, university president Neal Smatresk said.
3D Printer Gun Seller Pleads Guilty To Sex With MinorProsecutors say the founder of a Texas company that sold plans for making untraceable 3D printed guns has pleaded guilty to having sex with an underage girl.
Texas Man Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For 3-D GunA Texas man police found in the woods with a partially 3-D printed AR-15 rifle is headed to prison.
Texas Attorney General, Universities Face Lawsuit Over Israel Boycott LawThe ACLU says the law went into effect last year and that similar requirements appear in more than a dozen states but still violate First Amendment protections.
Trump Appeals Ruling That Stops Him From Blocking Twitter CriticsPresident Trump is asking an appeals court to restore his power to block critics on Twitter. A judge ruled last month that Trump's blocking was violating the First Amendment.
N. Texans Split On Supreme Court Decision On Baker Who Wouldn't Make Cake For Same-Sex WeddingThe 7-2 ruling written by Justice Anthony Kennedy found the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the courts there violated Jack Phillips' Constitutional right to a neutral consideration and expressed hostility against his religious beliefs.
Texas Appeals Court Says 'Revenge Porn' Law Is UnconstitutionalA Texas appeals court has ruled unconstitutional a state law that punishes those who post intimate images from previous or current relationships online without consent.
Removal Of Robert E. Lee Statue HaltedA temporary restraining order was granted late Wednesday afternoon.
Free Speech Controversy At SMU Makes National HeadlinesThe uproar began when SMU told the Young America's Foundation that its yearly display of flags honoring September 11th victims will no longer allowed to be set up at the Dallas Hall lawn as in past years.
Free Speech Clash: Justices Considering Offensive TrademarksAn Asian-American rock band has spent years locked in a First Amendment battle with the government, which refuses to register a trademark for the band's name because it's considered offensive.
Small Texas Town Comes Under Fire For Cross In Public ParkA small West Texas city is coming under scrutiny by the Freedom from Religion Foundation for a cross that sits in a public park.
Adult Expo Promoters Fighting To Bring Event To Dallas In 2017The promoters of an adult expo have sharpened their arguments and have again asked the court to let their show into the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.