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Auditor’s departure leaves probe of construction costs in limbo

The internal auditor’s office at the Dallas school district was prepared to launch a deeper dive into alleged overbilling on construction projects before its...
austin makes a deal for major league soccer

Far-reaching land code case in the hands of Austin judge

Residents and city officials are hoping for a verdict this week from a Travis County judge in a lawsuit to determine the rights of...
Texas campaign money

Financial watchdog finds big debt in Dallas, Houston, Fort Worth

Dallas, Houston, and Fort Worth fared poorly in a watchdog group’s annual report examining the financial state of the country’s 75 most populous cities. The...

Audit: Texas Southern gave scholarships to academically weak students 

An internal auditor found that Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall Law School handed out more than $400,000 in scholarships to poorly performing students to...

Dallas County recounts primary ballots

On Wednesday, Dallas County election employees recounted thousands of primary-election paper ballots that officials believe are the reason for the discrepancy between the number...

Former West Texas police chief gets 10-year sentence for forcing sex...

The former police chief of the West Texas town of Olney was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Monday after forcing two...

Judge rules Dallas owes gas driller $44.5 million in damages and...

A judge ruled that Dallas owes a gas driller $44.5 million and counting, for parkland drilling rights that were granted but later denied, The...

Former Victoria County sheriff calls for forensic audit of Harvey recovery...

Joining the chorus of people calling for a deeper dive into how Victoria County handled $4 million in Hurricane Harvey recovery funds, former sheriff...

American Bar Association says Texas Southern’s law school not meeting admission...

The American Bar Association says that the law school at Texas Southern University is not meeting its admissions standards, the Houston Chronicle reported. The ABA...