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The investigation into a June drive-by shooting continues, according to officials with the Gainesville Police Department.

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety will be increasing the number of Texas Highway Patrol troopers on the road from today, Friday, July 2, through Monday, July 5, as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction and Effort) and Operation Holiday. DPS troopers will be on the ro…

WACO (AP) — A Texas state trooper who was shot during a traffic stop last week has died, officials said Wednesday.

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge did not immediately rule Tuesday on a closely watched case over the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which confers limited protections on hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought into the U.S. as children.

Last month’s disastrous and deadly winter storm impacted most Texans served by the state’s main power grid, with almost 70% of those people losing power in subfreezing temperatures and almost half experiencing a water outage, according to a new report from the University of Houston.And altho…

AUSTIN (AP) — Texas officials on Thursday raised the death toll from February's winter storm and blackouts to at least 111 people — nearly doubling the state's initial tally following one of the worst power outages in U.S. history.

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By Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas TribuneAll Texas adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine regardless of age, occupation or health status starting on March 29, state health officials said Tuesday.The Texas Department of State Health Services is still asking providers to prioritize a…

By Alexa Ura, The Texas TribuneToday, Republican lawmakers in Texas will begin attempting to cement more bricks into the wall they hope will shield their hold on power from the state's changing electorate.After more than 20 years in firm control, the GOP is seeing its dominance of Texas poli…

NEW YORK (AP) — Students can safely sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the usual 6 feet away from one another at sporting events, assemblies, lunch or chorus practice, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its…

With nearly two-thirds of the United States abnormally dry or worse, the government’s spring forecast offers little hope for relief, especially in the West where a devastating megadrought has taken root and worsened.

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By Shawn Mulcahy, The Texas TribuneTexans age 50 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 15, state health officials announced Wednesday.“Expanding to ages 50 to 64 will continue the state’s priorities of protecting those at the greatest risk of severe outco…

By Jolie McCullough, The Texas TribuneStarting Monday, Texas inmates will be able to resume in-person visits with family and friends for the first time since the governor declared a public health disaster a year ago, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.In the last year, Tex…

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By Aliyya Swaby, The Texas TribuneUPDATE 3:01 p.m.:Texas teachers are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, health officials announced Wednesday.Effective immediately, all Texas vaccine providers should include all school staff, Head Start program staff, and child care staff in their vaccine a…

ERCOT President and CEO Bill Magness will present on the events that occurred during the extreme cold weather event during this morning’s Urgent Board of Directors meeting, which begins at 10 a.m.

By Erin Douglas and Ross Ramsey, The Texas TribuneFrozen wind turbines in Texas caused some conservative state politicians to declare Tuesday that the state was relying too much on renewable energy. But in reality, the lost wind power makes up only a fraction of the reduction in power-genera…

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