Fort Worth

Attorney for Fort Worth whistleblowers says city hiding facts in case 

An attorney representing former Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald and two computer workers, who were all fired this summer, said the city is...

Beaumont councilman demands council members air their beefs with him in...

Beaumont City Councilman Michael Getz has demanded that discussion by his fellow council members about him take place in public, rather than in executive...

San Antonio employees collected $357,000 in administrative leave pay since 2016

KSAT-TV found that City of San Antonio civilian employees have reaped $357,000 in administrative leave pay since 2016. Such leave is mostly used when employees...

Lawsuit alleges Harvey federal aid favors white homeowners over minority renters

A lawsuit filed Friday by Lone Star Legal Aid alleges that a plan for parceling out $5.6 billion in federal aid for Hurricane Harvey recovery favors white homeowners over renters, most of whom are minorities, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Ousted Fort Worth police chief said he was fired for reporting...

Former Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald told NBC 5 on Sunday he was fired for trying to report corruption at city hall.  Fitzgerald had...

Cell phone footage shows Barrientes Vela’s deputies swarming home of political...

KSAT-TV obtained cell phone camera footage that showed six Bexar County Precinct 2 deputies line up in front of the home of fellow deputy...

Investigator to examine alleged racist comments made by former Austin assistant...

Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk will hire an outside investigator to examine complaints against recently retired Assistant Police Chief Justin Newsom, the Austin American-Statesman reported.
Texas campaign money

Houston judge indicted on charges of taking campaign money for personal...

Houston District Judge Alexandra Smoots-Thomas has been indicted for using campaign funds to pay for her mortgage, private school for her children and for...

Investigator says homeowner killed in drug raid was shot in the...

A forensics expert hired by the relatives of a man shot in his home during a botched drug raid by Houston police in January...