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Texas state agencies report $24 million in property missing or stolen...

KXAN has found that Texas state agencies have lost track of millions of dollars worth of state property.  The Texas Comptroller’s Office says Texas agencies...

Former La Joya finance director accuses mayor, city receptionist of libel

Former La Joya finance director Gregoria Jackson filed suit on Wednesday claiming that the city’s mayor, Jose Salinas, and receptionist, Angela Salinas, posted libelous...

Austin hires investigator to examine alleged racist language by former assistant...

An independent attorney will examine allegations that former Austin Assistant Police Chief Justin Newsom regularly used racist language as he ascended through the ranks...

Harris County DA calls high number of case dismissals a waste...

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said the high number of cases tossed out this year is a waste of resources and a concern...

Hemphill County sheriff resigning due to falsified training reports

Hemphill County officials released a statement Wednesday that said Sheriff Nathan Lewis is resigning because an investigation by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement...
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.