The Republican-controlled Texas House approved a strict ban on “sanctuary cities” early Thursday in the country’s second-largest state, seeking to empower law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain and threatening to jail police chiefs and sheriffs who refuse to do so. Click Here to read the full story.
Texas’ highest criminal court Wednesday refused an appeal from an East Texas woman on death row for the slaying seven years ago of her developmentally disabled baby sitter. Click Here to read the full story.
A suburban Dallas hospital was evacuated and dozens of patients moved to other facilities after a pipe burst and caused water to rain on the floors below. Click Here to read the full story.
A man plead guilty Wednesday to defrauding victims as part of an elaborate call center scam, according to acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez of the Southern District of Texas. Click Here to read the full story.