Internal auditor examining bid process for Fort Worth parking contract

A Fort Worth city auditor is examining whether the parking management contract for the Will Rogers Memorial Center was awarded fairly, the Fort Worth...

Former La Feria deputy constable pleads guilty to extortion

Accepting less than $100 to run license plate checks for a civilian might not sound like a big deal, but it’s enough to put...
Voter Fraud

Candidate for Edinburg City Council asks secretary of state to ensure...

A candidate for the Edinburg City Council has preemptively asked the Texas secretary of state to make sure the November election is “fair and...

Many Mercedes residents barred from attending city commission meeting

Mercedes police officers handcuffed one woman Tuesday evening and barred many others from entering the town’s city hall for a city commission meeting. The Monitor,...

Manor school district to wait on TEA investigations before acting on...

Manor school board members have postponed a vote on whether to discipline Superintendent Royce Avery after officials with the Texas Education Agency arrived to...

Harris County DA dismisses felony charges against poker club operators, citing...

Multiple conflicts of interest between state and local officials and Houston private poker clubs has led to the collapse of two criminal cases and...

Charter school transparency rules: clear as mud but changing

If you ask charter school leaders, they are treated exactly the same as public schools when it comes to legal requirements for public records...

Defense attorneys argue Bell County DA’s office should be removed from...

Attorneys for George Powell III, whose conviction on armed robbery was tossed out, argue that the Bell County District Attorney’s Office must be removed...

La Vernia school board to await police investigation of superintendent 

The La Vernia school board will wait on the police to complete an investigation into alleged inappropriate touching of a student by Superintendent Trent...

Mom is 52nd person to be charged in college admissions scam

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Your next property appraisal may come from a computer

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Texas man gets life in abduction where FBI killed hostage

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