Businessman gets 7 years in school bus cameras scandal

Robert Leonard Jr., 71, previously found guilty of paying bribes to Dallas school and city officials to secure contracts to put security cameras on...
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Federal officers bust sham marriage immigration scheme

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas announced this week that dozens of people have been arrested in the Houston area...
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Mart police chief says he didn’t start Facebook war

Embattled Police Chief Paul Cardenas of the small town of Mart near Waco responded to a citizen complaint against him Monday, saying he did...
The Woodlands

Need to pass a tax measure so you can develop land?...

They’ve run out of rent-a-voters in the Houston suburbs. Developers for years now have been using the technique: Move in a few voters to an...
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Civil rights groups will help defend felon sentenced for illegal voting

A convicted felon from Rendon who received a five-year prison sentence for voting in the 2016 general election now has the backing of civil...
North Texas

North Texas voters show themselves willing to approve new taxes

Voters in North Texas cities this month approved bond proposals to fund everything from street improvements to new city halls and parks to a...
Waco

Resignations leave a one-man police force in Waco-area town

Police Chief Paul Cardenas is now the only law enforcement official in the small town of Mart, east of Waco, after four of his...
VisitDallas

VisitDallas names interim CEO; CFO also steps down

VisitDallas announced Thursday that former state representative Sam Coats will be the group’s interim CEO.  He replaces Phillip Jones, who announced Wednesday that he...
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Ex-Cuellar aide says she was fired for being pregnant

A former senior aide to a Texas member of Congress claims in a lawsuit that she was fired for being pregnant. Kristie Small filed a...

Oil dump spurs $4M fine

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