Planned Parenthood lawyers and witnesses said in front of a packed courtroom that ending the organization’s reimbursements for Medicaid could endanger access to family planning services for Texas’ most vulnerable populations.
A grand jury has indicted state Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, on abuse-of-office charges, the Travis County district attorney’s office said Wednesday. She could face 28 years in jail and fines up to $138,000.
An Oregon man accused of groping a 13-year-old girl on a flight from Dallas to Portland pleaded guilty Thursday, accepting an agreement with prosecutors that will require him to register as a sex offender for 15 years.
Former President George H.W. Bush, who has pneumonia, remained in stable condition Thursday at Houston Methodist Hospital, while his wife, Barbara, said she is feeling "1,000 percent better" after undergoing treatment for bronchitis.
A fresh proposal by Dallas officials to fix the city's troubled police and fire pension fund would establish a new retirement system and allow the current, ailing one to continue its trek toward insolvency.
An injured veteran Clay Luthy and his 10-year-old golden retriever Charlotte have both been hired at Lowe's in Abilene, Texas. Luthy has had five surgeries on his knees and can't bend his left leg. But with Charlotte's help, he can work with her at his side -- and the pair have become customer favorites at their store.
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Man's best friend also becomes man's best colleague
53-pound alligator snapping turtle rescued from drainage pipe in Texas
Passed out driver wakes up and slams into utility pole, causing explosion
Police release video of a suspect in UT student's death