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Bexar County constable drama continues with firing, demotion

Turmoil continued last week in Bexar County Precinct 2, even after controversial constable Michelle Barrientes Vela resigned under pressure, KSAT reported.  Barrientes Vela fired her...

Robberies, beatings in Mart juvenile correctional facility lead to 18 indictments

Violent beatings and robberies by young offenders of other young inmates in the McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility led to 18 indictments on...

Texas Tribune sues to discover how $5.3 million in Abbott inaugural...

The Texas Tribune is suing to discover what happened to $5.3 million raised through ticket sales and donations to pay for the inauguration of...
Hurrican Harvey

Victoria County says it will ‘protect the taxpayers’ in Harvey restoration...

Victoria County commissioners said on Monday they will “protect the taxpayers” by ensuring that post-Hurricane Harvey restoration work that the county has paid for...
Waller County Judge

Complaint against visiting judge may lead to wider review

Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis is calling for a review of how visiting judges are selected, following a letter from the county’s chief public...

Former Hidalgo County sheriff commander may be headed back to prison

Former Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office Commander Jose Padilla may be headed back to prison after violating the conditions of his supervised release, the Progress...
Dallas police

Dallas Police Association president dismisses call for resignation in wake of...

Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata is adamant that he will not resign in the wake of the sentencing of former officer Amber Guyger,...

Elsa city manager indicted on new charges of records misuse

Elsa City Manager Juan Jose Ybarra was arraigned Wednesday on felony charges of misuse of official information and abuse of official capacity, the McAllen...

Trial begins for Nova Academy chief who allegedly got kickbacks for...

Nova Academy chief executive Donna Houston-Woods went on trial this week for allegedly steering a construction contract to a firm that gave her kickbacks. The...