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Judge in federal lawsuit over buoys in Rio Grande says politics will not affect his rulings

Lawyers in the first court action against Gov. Abbott over sparred over whether Texas must comply with a federal law that dates back to 1899.


Texas speed limits can be changed based on road conditions starting Sept. 1

The altered speed limit would be in effect only when it's posted on signs notifying drivers. It can't be lower than 10 miles under the regular limit.


'Don Adán,' head of Los Salazar narco-group tied to reporter's murder, extradited to US

"Don Adán" Salazar is the reputed patriarch of Los Salazar, a faction of the Sinaloa drug cartel in Chihuahua, Mexico.


Rep. Cassandra Hernandez's husband files bar complaint against Ethics Commission chairman

Following his wife's reprimand by the Ethics Review Commission, Jeremy Jordan filed a state bar complaint against Commission Chairman Casey Williams.


U.S. district judge to decide if Texas school book ban will go into effect Sept. 1

Lawyers presented arguments Friday in a case about the House Bill 900 library book lawsuit. Vendors seek a temporary injunction order for the state.


Texas moves buoys to US side of Rio Grande ahead of Tuesday's court action

The hearing Tuesday in the federal courthouse in Austin will be the first public faceoff between lawyers for the DOJ and the state of Texas.


Kyle Rittenhouse is expanding his reach in Texas. Far-right Republicans are welcoming him.

Even in its infancy, the new nonprofit is tied to powerful players in Texas' far-right Republican politics.


El Paso's record-hot summer is winding down. Probably.

Forecasts for the remainder of August call for high temperatures ranging from the upper 80s to the high 90s.


As death toll in stifling Texas prisons climbs, Democrats ask for investigation

Most Texas prisons lack air conditioning. At least 41 prisoners have died of heart-related or undetermined causes since the unrelenting heat wave began.


El Paso man arrested more than year later in fatal drunk driving crash

An El Paso man was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated manslaughter more than a year after a fatal drunk driving crash.


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