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New Texas law strengthens e-cigarette rules, relaxes weed possession punishment at schools

New law gives districts more flexibility with handling students found with marijuana on campus but requires punishment for students found with a vape.


El Paso police lieutenant, sergeant arrested on sexual harassment allegations

Two El Paso police supervisors were arrested, accused of "disturbing incidents" of sexual harassment of female officers.


Hundreds of new laws go into effect Friday in Texas. Here are a few you should know

The 774 bills going into effect Sept. 1 will touch nearly all aspects of daily life in Texas. From car registrations to hospital visits.


Travis County judge rules HB 2127, the so-called 'Death Star' bill, is unconstitutional

The ruling from state District Judge Maya Guerra Gamble comes two days before the law was set to go into effect. The state is likely to appeal.


Lower Valley home catches fire twice in 15 hours, arson investigation underway

El Paso fire marshals are conducting an arson investigation after a Lower Valley house caught fire twice in just over 15 hours.


Mexican army special forces soldiers sent to Juárez as murders surge

Mexican army special forces arrive in Juárez in bid to slow murder wave. U.S. Consulate issues security alert for the town of Janos.


No weapon, no threat. Eastlake High School cleared after lockdown

Eastlake High School in eastern El Paso County was placed in a precautionary lockdown after a rumor of person with a gun.


Here's why AG Ken Paxton's impeachment trial will gain attention well beyond Texas

The trial of Attorney General Ken Paxton in the Senate begins amid Republican turmoil in Texas that's likely to get attention nationwide, experts say.


Auditor gears up for whistleblower complaint alleging City Hall intimidation over gas card report

In a letter to city officials, Chief Internal Auditor Edmundo Calderon's attorney alleged several ways her client was harassed over his spending report.


Ken Paxton doesn't want to testify at impeachment trial. But his silence could hurt him.

Texas House lawyers, in a recent case filing, say they should decide, and not Ken Paxton, if he should have to take the witness stand.


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