Texas Paper's Suit Over Ex-Congressman's Hiring DismissedAn appeals court ruled Thursday that the Victoria Advocate's suit against the Calhoun Port Authority was rendered moot when Blake Farenthold quit his lucrative lobbying job with the port in January.
The Last Slice - Papa John's Founder Schnatter To Resign From BoardPapa John's has reached a settlement agreement with founder John Schnatter that will see him step down from the pizza chain's board.
Neiman Marcus Reaches $1.5M Data Breach SettlementDuring a three-month period in 2013, about 370,000 Neiman Marcus credit cards were accessed by unknown third parties unlawfully, and at least 9,200 were used fraudulently.
North Texas Victims Of Gas Price Gouging During Harvey Can Get Settlement MoneyThe Consumer Protection Division of the Texas Attorney General's Office finalized a settlement with the owner of several Dallas-Fort Worth area gas stations accused of price gouging last year.
Texas Lawmaker Is Newest Member Of HouseRepublican Michael Cloud of Texas has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress, succeeding Blake Farenthold.
45+ Texas Gas Stations Accused Of Harvey Price Gouging SettleFour dozen Texas gasoline stations, most of them in in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, accused of Hurricane Harvey-related price gouging have agreed to issue refunds to purchasers.
Cloud Wins Texas Congressional Race To Succeed FarentholdFormer Republican Party county chairman Michael Cloud topped a crowded, bipartisan special election field Saturday to succeed disgraced ex-Texas Congressman Blake Farenthold.
Disgraced Ex-Texas Congressman Takes Lucrative Lobbying PostWeeks after resigning, ex-Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold has accepted a lucrative position lobbying for a port in his former Texas district.
Lance Armstrong Settles $100M Lawsuit With US GovernmentLance Armstrong has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist.
West Reaches Settlement After 2013 Fertilizer Plant ExplosionThe city council in West this week approved of accepting $10.44 million to settle its claims against the defendants, including makers and suppliers of ammonium nitrate, the explosive fertilizer involved in the blast, and Adair Grain Inc., owner of the fertilizer plant itself.
Texas Rep. Farenthold To Retire Amid Sexual Harassment AccusationsRepublicans say Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold won't seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations.
Ethics Panel Expands Probe Into Texas Rep. Blake FarentholdThe House Ethics Committee says it is expanding an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold.
Lawsuits Over Back Pay By Dallas Police And Firefighters Could Be Settled TuesdayThe city has agreed to settle four of six lawsuits by 1,700 police officers and firefighters.
Prosecutors Settle Panda Express Discrimination ClaimFederal prosecutors say they have reached a settlement with Panda Express over allegations the company discriminated against workers who were not U.S. citizens.
Target Agrees To Pay $18.5 Million Over Data BreachThe breach affected more than 41 million customer payment card accounts, along with contact information for more than 60 million customers.