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South Texas town’s housing authority hears details of former director’s questionable...

Weeks after removing the agency’s executive director, La Joya Housing Authority board members finally got a look at some the questionable financial transactions she...

University of Houston confirms investigation into plagiarism allegations against superintendent

The University of Houston has verified the existence of an investigation into alleged plagiarism by the superintendent for the Katy Independent School District, but...
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Family of Botham Jean files suit against Dallas and fired police...

The Dallas police officer who allegedly shot and killed an unarmed 26-year-old accountant in his own living room in September now faces a lawsuit...

Lufkin school official placed on leave for Facebook comment on immigrants

A middle school principal in East Texas was placed on administrative leave after allegedly posting a racially insensitive comment on Facebook. According to The Dallas...

NAACP files suit over Prairie View A&M voting change

The NAACP has filed a federal lawsuit against Waller County after officials moved Prairie View A&M University's only early voting location off the campus. According...

San Antonio police officer indicted for punching teen in the face

A San Antonio police officer caught on video repeatedly punching a 14-year-old girl in the face during a quinceañera in 2017 was indicted last...

Former Presidio schools trustee pleads guilty in bribery case

Former Presidio Independent School District board member Carlos Eduardo Nieto pleaded guilty on Oct. 23 to conspiracy to commit fraud, as part of a...

KIPP Voyage Academy fires teacher after racially insensitive videos surface on...

KIPP Voyage Academy in Houston fired a teacher who was captured in two videos making racial comments earlier this month, the Houston Chronicle reported. Tiffany...

Fewer inmates in Texas prisons these days — but more who...

An annual report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows an increase in offenders imprisoned for violent crimes, despite a decline in such...