Galveston Scraps Ordinance That Prevented Gun Shops, Shooting Ranges Near Schools, ChurchesThe Texas Attorney General's Office sent a letter to the city warning it couldn't make laws regulating ownership, transfer, transportation or storage of firearms.
Dallas ISD Abandons Plan To Partner With Nonprofits For School ProgramsOn Tuesday, the district announced it will not pursue any partnerships made possible under law recently passed by the Texas Legislature.
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.
New Texas Laws Impacting Beer, Cough Medicine And Cigarette Sales Take Effect Sunday“We are finally free of the chains that prohibited us from selling beer to go,” said Brad Mall, owner of Oak Highlands Brewery in Dallas.
Hemp About To Be Removed From Texas' Controlled Substances ListCBD oils retailers say this latest move strengthens their argument that what they're selling is legal.
Lancaster ISD Plans Graduation Celebration For Students Who Did Not Pass State ExamsLancaster ISD is planning a special graduation celebration on Thursday evening for students who passed all of their classes, but didn't pass end-of-course exams.
Texas Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Red-Light Camera LawsuitThe Texas Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a class action lawsuit challenging whether red-light cameras are constitutional.
Lack Of Engineering Study May Make Hundreds Of North Texas Red-Light Cameras IllegalAs the battle over red-light cameras heads to the Texas Supreme Court next week, the CBS 11 I-Team found hundreds of red-light cameras across North Texas maybe operating illegally.
Texas Asks Court To Allow Its Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities' Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect.
Recreational & Medical Marijuana Measures Pass In Several StatesHillary Clinton didn't win on election night, but marijuana did....and it won big. Recreational marijuana use is now legal in California, Massachusetts, and Nevada.
Drivers Who Ignore Flooded Roadway Signs Can Face Criminal ChargesDrivers who ignore signs warning of high water can be charged under Texas law.
University Of Texas To Allow Guns In ClassroomsThe University of Texas will allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their guns into the classroom.
New State Law Bans Tanning For Texas MinorsAmong the many new laws taking affect this month is one designed to prevent teens from getting skin cancer.
Dead Voter Names Can Stay On Texas RollsWith the general election only weeks away, a Texas judge has temporarily blocked the state from ordering counties to strip their voter lists of names that belong to people the government thinks may be dead after thousands of letters were sent to voters telling them to confirm they are alive.
New Law Offers More Help For Abuse Victims & Their PetsNew state laws now give more protection to not only victims of domestic abuse, but their pets, as well.