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Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. Texas cannot ban an engineering company from boycotting Israel under its contract with Houston City Hall, a federal judge has ruled. On Friday, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen failed to completely block a …

SAN MARCOS, TX – The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run in San Marcos earlier this month has been arrested. On January 3, a van truck collided with an 18-year-old state of texas Houston student and resident Iliana Velez’s Mazda on I-35 northbound near Wonder World Drive at around 2:15 a.m. The collision flipped Velez’s vehicle …

A federal judge has found that a Texas law that requires most government contractors to swear they won’t boycott Israel violated a Houston company’s First Amendment rights, though the court didn’t not invalidate the law statewide. Judge Andrew Hanen of the Southern District of Texas said the law bars A&R Engineering & Testing, Inc. from …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Some Austin-area students are preparing to resume in-person classes on Monday. This includes students from the University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University. “Multiple data points, including on-campus case counts and Proactive Community Testing (PCT) positivity rates, indicate that the situation on and around our campus is improving,” quoted a …

Next game: at ULM 02/03/2022 | 6:30 p.m. ESPN+ 95.3 The Ticket February 03 (Thu) / 6:30 p.m. at ULM JONESBORO, Ark. (1/29/22) – Trinity Jackson recorded a monster day for the Arkansas State women’s basketball team with 18 points and 21 rebounds, but it wasn’t quite enough as the …

It’s time for the week that was in Texas politics with James Barraganpolitical reporter for The Texas Tribune. Several people are running to overthrow Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, but Paxton only seems to worry about one among them: Congressman Louie Gohmert. Paxton took out TV commercials to air in East Texas – Gohmert’s territory. …

Texas State student Jason Landry has been missing since December 13, 2020. He was driving from San Marcos to Missouri City for the holiday season when his vehicle was involved in a single-car collision. Photo courtesy of the Landry family It’s been more than a year since Texas State student Jason Landry went missing after …

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) — A new Texas law will change how the mail-in ballot application works in the upcoming primaries in March. So far, this is already forcing counties to reject claims. The law is Senate Bill 1, and it was not signed into law without controversy. Democrats left for DC to stop the bill …

January 24, 2022 9:24 a.m. EST Michelle Vallejo Exclusive: Meet the South Texas Community Organizer Running for Congress TAG24 NEWS spoke with Congressional candidate Michelle Vallejo, who is running to ensure South Texans can live lives of dignity and equal opportunity. By Kaitlyn Kennedy Alton, Texas – Michelle Vallejo is running for Congress to ensure …

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The No. 13 Texas A&M women’s tennis player improved to 4-0 on Saturday with a pair of 7-0 sweeps against the Houston Cougars and Texas State Bobcats. A&M edged their opponents by a 28-0 margin at this point in the season, scoring the most consecutive 7-0 wins in program history. The …

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) — Beginning this year, anyone parking in a handicapped parking spot must have a license plate or handicapped person license plate that features the international symbol of access. Senate Bill 792 went into effect Jan. 1, and veterans with disabilities who want to use handicapped parking spaces in 2022 will need to …

WHEN 2 p.m. WHERE First National Bank Arena, Jonesboro RECORDS ASU 12-4, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference; Texas State 12-4, 3-1 SERIES Texas State leads 10-3 TV No KFIN-FM RADIO, 107.9, at Jonesboro INTERNET ESPN-Plus LIKELY STARTING LINEUPS KNEW POS. NOM, HT, YR PPG RPG G Caleb Fields, 6-0, Jr. 8.9 4.4 G Desi Sills, 6-2, …

Austin, TX – The State Archives, part of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, announced the digitization of 79,608 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) right-of-way records dating from 1913 to 2017. These records are now available in the Texas Digital Archive, where they can be searched, browsed, viewed and downloaded for free by members …

His dissent was joined by Justices Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan. The Supreme Court has been divided on the Texas law since September, when the court, on a 5-4 vote, allowed it to go into effect as legal challenges continued. Patients seeking abortions after that had to travel to other states. After a hearing in …

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The No. 13 Texas A&M women’s tennis team returns to action Saturday at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center as the Aggies host the Houston Cougars at noon (CT) followed by a start at 4 p.m. with Texas State. HEAD COACH MARK WEAVER SAID… “We look forward to another doubleheader this …

Posted on January 19, 2022 The North Texas Community Cleanup Challenge was a friendly competition hosted by the North Central Texas Council of Governments that encouraged communities to see who can pick up the most trash per resident. The competition ran from September to October 2021. The City of Fort Worth and Keep …

A new law goes into effect across Texas on Tuesday, January 18 that will help pets who unfortunately spend their lives outdoors. Called the Safe Outdoors Dog Act, it establishes basic safeguards for outdoor dogs, as follows: Defines “adequate shelter” to protect dogs from temperature extremes, weather and standing water. Previously, there was no definition …

Protesters gather on the steps of the State Capitol to speak out against transgender-related bills pending in the Texas Senate and Texas House, Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Austin, in Texas. A new Texas law prohibits transgender student athletes from competing on school sports teams that match their gender identity. House Bill 25 is one …

Event details With rockabilly roots and a heartache, honky-tonk voice, Kelly Willis effortlessly combines the storytelling and strings aspects of country music and the driving force of rock. Her vocal and songwriting talent pioneered both the Americana and the young Texas country scene with her debut album in 1990, and has since, over the course …

AUSTIN, Texas (TEXAS TRIBUNE) — Julia wouldn’t describe herself as the “greatest sportswoman” in the world. She’s not into basketball or football. She played soccer when she was little, but it didn’t last as she got older. What she really enjoys are sports like cross-country and track and field, which she says are on a …

BASTROP, Texas >> A wildfire erupted Tuesday in a central Texas state park, forcing the evacuation of dozens of residences in the town of Bastrop, the site of a deadly blaze a decade ago. The blaze broke out in Bastrop State Park as wind gusts of up to 20 mph (32 km/h) spread the flames. …

A U.S. appeals court transferred a challenge to Texas law banning most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy to the state Supreme Court in a 2-1 vote Monday night. Why is this important: The ruling by the US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals means the nation’s most restrictive abortion law can remain in place …

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court dealt yet another defeat to opponents of Texas’ strict abortion law on Monday by steering the case to the side of the state’s Republican-majority Supreme Court, making fear that the near total ban on abortion will remain intact for the foreseeable future. The Texas law that bans …

Tenants of the Houston building will be able to subscribe to benefit from the site’s solar power as well as access to its battery storage during outages. Image: PearlX/SolarEdge. Texas households in rented accommodations will be able to subscribe to a solar-plus-storage virtual power plant (VPP) equipped with SolarEdge hardware and cloud-based software services. The …

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) — The list of labor shortages keeps growing. Mental health services are among the latest groups to seek help. The Texoma Community Center said right now that one of its biggest concerns is North Texas State Hospital, which provides inpatient care for all ages, at least until recently. Now TCC said they …

Where is Jason Landry? Search continues for missing Texas state student The clothes Jason Landry was wearing, his shoes, even his underwear, were strewn across the street. CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas – It has been over a year since Texas State student Jason Landry went missing. Authorities have now released never-before-seen police video and audio as …

New data from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board shows that Blinn College District continues to transfer students to four-year colleges at a faster rate than any other community college in the state of Texas. Blinn’s 48.2% academic transfer rate ranks #1 among the state’s 50 community college districts and nearly doubles the state average …

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) – A Texas State University professor is studying the impact of people reporting to work when they are sick. As the omicron variant increases and after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reduced guidelines on how long someone should quarantine, she said there was growing pressure to work sick. It’s …

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A Texas state senator took to Abilene City Hall over the weekend to speak out against abortion rights and support the proposal to declare Abilene a ‘sanctuary city for children’ unborn”, which we last heard about in 2020. State Sen. Charles Perry (R-Texas 28th District) held a press conference outside Abilene …

“This law would make it illegal and election officials could face criminal penalties if they encourage people to vote by mail,” Harris County District Attorney Christian Menefee said. He says the county has no recourse but to file suit to prevent such a law from impacting the next election. Menefee is a guest this week …

Rosemont to Mayfield Villas. Image courtesy of Dominium Dominium acquired the 280-unit Rosemont at Mayfield Villas in Arlington, Texas. The company plans to inject $ 8.5 million to renovate the community and renew its affordable housing status in 2023. Yardi Matrix data shows the former owner of the property is Housing Channel. Dominium has secured …

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – The Martin Walker Law Firm of Tyler has donated an electric piano to the newly renovated chapel at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital. The piano, which is a Yamaha CLP-675R Rosewood Clavinova digital piano, is intended for use by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, providing music for masses in …

Titus Benton, current director of nonprofit operations and former pastor, will run as Democrat for District 17 of the State Senate in Katy, Texas. Benton hopes to focus on economic justice, accessible health care and voting fairness. He shows up because he believes he has the skills and work ethic to serve his neighbors through …

SAN MARCOS, Texas – In the wake of the current omicron-related COVID outbreak, and citing an abundance of caution, Texas State University has made the decision to provide distance learning through the end of January 2022. What do you want to know Due to the spike in COVID, Texas State University will deliver a large …

Denise Trauth, President of Texas State University announced Monday that all classes will be held virtually for the first two weeks of the Spring 2022 semester due to a surge of COVID-19. All classes will be temporarily moved to online/distance learning from January 18 to January 30. Texas state campuses and offices will remain open …

It will take effect Jan. 1 and will require Texas landlords to notify potential tenants of flood risks before signing a lease. HOUSTON — A new law that takes effect Jan. 1 will require Texas landlords to notify tenants of flood risks. RELATED: Property Taxes, Liquor Sales, and Chicken Coops: Here Are the New Texas …