Report: Student Suspensions Drop After Texas Modifies LawA nonprofit that advocates for children says the rate of student suspensions has fallen by nearly a third since the state implemented a law barring suspensions except in extreme circumstances.
It Will Soon Be Legal To Carry Brass Knuckles, Clubs, Key Chains In TexasIn a few months, Texans will be able to carry brass knuckles, clubs, and self-defense key chains legally.
Texas House OKs Removing Jail Time For Small Amounts Of PotHaving small amounts of marijuana in Texas would mean a fine and no jail time under a bill advancing in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Texas Artist Sues Val Kilmer Over Tumbleweed SculpturesA Texas artist is suing Val Kilmer, saying the actor co-opted his work.
Lawsuit: Texas School District Welcomed Convicted TeacherThe lawsuit filed by the student argues the Abbott Independent School District created a "hostile educational environment" for the student.
Free Services Available For Texas Veterans Having Civil Legal IssuesThe Fort Worth veteran who was evicted from his home for unpaid taxes might have been able to save his home if he’d only known about help for veterans.
Deputies Destroy More Than 3K Marijuana Plants In East TexasAuthorities have destroyed more than 3,100 marijuana plants after an East Texas landowner reported finding an illegal campsite with trees cleared and an irrigated pot-growing operation.
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.