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Paxton announces $120M multi-state settlement with GM
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a $120 million multi-state settlement with General Motors Company over allegations that the vehicle manufacturer concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch defects in GM vehicles.
NTSB: Balloon crash pilot impaired
Harvey has some in GOP confronting climate: 'Build your economy' or 'save the world'?
Poker clubs gamble on laws
DALLAS -- Jody Wheeler is betting on a business model he bills as a legal and safe place to play poker.
Police: Student who shot officer was searched earlier
LUBBOCK (AP) -- A police chief says a Texas Tech University student accused of killing a campus police officer was searched at some point but still managed to have a gun on him while being booked on a drug charge.
Police received report of erratic student with weapon
DALLAS (AP) -- A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical" and that "he was the one that shot their friend," an investigator said.
Texas Tech student charged with murder in campus officer's death
LUBBOCK (AP) -- A 19-year-old university student in West Texas was charged early Tuesday with capital murder of a peace officer in the fatal shooting of a police officer at the campus police station, where he was being questioned in a drug-related case, authorities said.
Trump taps two Texans — Willett and Ho — for judicial posts
President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is nominating two Texans to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett and Dallas attorney James Ho.
Law enforcement officials authorized to receive naloxone to treat opioid overdoses
Under the Texas Health and Safety Code, law enforcement agencies in Texas are authorized to receive prescriptions of an opioid antagonist — commonly the drug naloxone — that officers can use to treat opioid overdoses and protect themselves, Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a written opinion released Wednesday.