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DNA sketch leads to confession in small-town Texas killing
After her oldest daughter was killed in May 2016, Michelle McDaniel and the rest of her family isolated themselves in their small Texas town out of fear that the unknown killer could be standing in line with them at the grocery store or passing them on the street.
Advocates say Texas' day laborers unaware of rights, exposed to contamination in Harvey cleanup
Study rules out geologic cause for Texas quakes
House GOP bill would tax grad student tuition
The House GOP tax bill could tax the tuition break that tens of thousands of graduate students receive in exchange for teaching or doing research.
Man charged in state trooper’s death
DALLAS -- The suspect in the shooting death of a state trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas was charged Friday with capital murder of a law enforcement officer.
Judge strikes down Texas ban on common abortion procedure
A federal district judge handed a victory to abortion rights groups Wednesday when he struck down part of a Texas law curbing access to the most common second-trimester abortion procedure, called dilation and evacuation.
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton apologizes for nude photo
DALLAS (AP) -- Texas Congressman Joe Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media.
Son of ex-Democratic governor enters Texas governor’s race
HOUSTON (AP) -- Andrew White, son of the late former Democratic Texas Gov. Mark White, kicked off his longshot bid for governor Thursday, saying his mix of business-minded, conservative Democratic values can upend well-funded Republican incumbent Greg Abbott.
Green Party members can now apply for office
Members of the Green Party have until Monday, Dec. 11 to put in their applications to run in the 2018 election.