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“The duty of care in a case like this is greater than the normal duty of care because the employees come into the house,” said UNT Dallas professor Michael Maslanka. DALLAS — A recent North Texas jury verdict involving a national cable company has stood out as a seminal example of the kind of extreme …

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday issued new guidance on the state’s “trigger law” that bans most abortions, saying the measure will go into effect Aug. 25. The US Supreme Court’s decision last month to overturn the 1973 decision Roe vs. Wade The decision paved the way for the legislation, Texas House Bill 1280, …

Bogota Financial (NASDAQ:BSBK – Get Rating) and Texas Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBS – Get Rating) are both small cap financial companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability. Profitability This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and …

A 2021 Texas law banning municipalities from working with banks that “discriminate” against the gun trade has so far cost the state more than $300 million, according to a new study. Last year, upset that some major financial institutions pulled out of relationships with the gun industry, Texas lawmakers passed SB 19, which requires banks …

“The findings of the House Investigative Committee report are outside the jurisdiction of our agency,” the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, or TCOLE, said in a statement. The licensing agency “generally has the authority to take disciplinary action on a peace officer’s license for violations of our administrative rules or for criminal convictions,” the statement …

By JAKE BLEIBERG and PAUL J. WEBER UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Two months after the Uvalde school massacre, Texas State Police on Monday announced an internal review into the actions of dozens of soldiers who were at Robb Elementary for 73 minutes. baffling inaction by law enforcement as a gunman massacred 19 children and two …

Texas DPS said in a statement that the review would “determine whether violations of policy, law or doctrine occurred” during the response to the attack that killed 19 children and two teachers in a classroom. fourth year. He said the review was launched last week. Texas DPS Director Steve McCraw previously called law enforcement’s response …

On Mother’s Day in 2016, Sarah Strauss and her family decided to celebrate the holiday a little differently than usual, with a day trip to Huntsville State Park. Along the way, Strauss downloaded the Texas Parks and Wildlife app and discovered a map of Texas’ 89 state parks. Realizing there were giant parts of Texas …

Uvalde and the state of Texas deserve better than a governor whose initial statement in the face of the deadliest school shooting in Texas history was, “It could have been worse.” 19 children were killed in the shooting. The Uvalde massacre was plagued by one incompetent decision after another, from ‘missing keys’ to police officers …

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers informed about Texas’ most essential news UVALDE — On the same day that a Texas House committee investigating the Uvalde school shooting announced plans to release footage of law enforcement’s response to the incident, a video showing police waiting more than an hour in …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man who escaped from North Texas State Hospital is in custody after a two-week manhunt. The Vernon Police Department said the Austin Police Department made the arrest around 6:30 p.m. Sunday of 29-year-old Alexander Scott Ervin, according to a social media post. Ervin escaped from North Texas State Hospital in Vernon, …

For Texas State pitcher Austin Smith, his 2022 season has been incredible. Getting to pitch in multiple NCAA regional games against storied programs was a dream come true, but the journey hasn’t been smooth. Originally from Abilene, Smith was a baseball and football star growing up. Even in noisy environments, his biggest supporter made his …

Texas’ largest law firm Vinson & Elkins pledges to cover travel costs for its employees for reproductive health care after contributing to two Republican governors’ campaigns pushing for tough restrictions on abortion . The Houston-based company’s political action committee gave Texas Governor Greg Abbott $65,000 over the past two years, according to state filings. The …

HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) – A community in East Texas has come together to put out a grass fire that has scorched nearly 100 acres. The fire started Wednesday evening in the area of ​​Farm to Market Road 2709 in Henderson County. Much of the fire was in the woodline and had to be fought …

AUSTIN (KAMR/KCIT) – The Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife wants to offer safety tips for those visiting state parks and hiking trails during the summer months. LIST: The most mispronounced places across the High Plains For park visitors and hikers, the TPWD wanted to offer this guidance as temperatures hit triple digits in parts …

AUSTIN—As we enter the summer months, Texans are heading to Texas state parks to enjoy the weather outdoors. Last year, 43 state parks reported 102 heat-related illnesses in humans and pets. Since January 1, 54 heat-related incidents have been reported, compared to 34 reported at this time last year. With temperatures hitting triple digits, the …

Event details In his new and extraordinary true crime story, Last mobster in Austin, Jesse Sublett takes us back to Austin in the 1970s in a stranger and wilder city than it is today. Join Jesse for a fascinating discussion about Dixie Mafia gangster Frank Hughey Smith and Ronnie Earl, the young prosecutor charged with …

To some extent, earning a degree from Texas State University is one of the smartest decisions in the Lone Star State. In its eighth edition ranking of colleges and universities that give students the best return on their educational investment, personal finance website SmartAsset ranks TSU at No. 10 in Texas. Rice University of Houston …

Austin, Texas – As we enter the summer months, Texans are heading to Texas state parks to enjoy the weather outdoors. Last year, 43 state parks reported 102 heat-related illnesses in humans and pets. Since January 1, 54 heat-related incidents have already been reported, compared to 34 reported at this time last year. With temperatures …

After the Texas winter storm of 2021, I promised myself I would never complain about summer temperatures. Going five days without heating will do this to a person. I’m still convinced that blackouts were a myth. My joints are still feeling the effects. Yet, as we enter the hottest days of summer, we must take …

FORT WORTH In Texas, prosecutors can pursue capital murder charges and the death penalty against someone who did not physically kill anyone. The June 27 trial and conviction of Timothy Huff was the latest example of how Texas capital murder laws work. Huff will serve life in prison for the death of Fort Worth police …

Officials say a bat was seen in the pool that may have rabies due to its behavior. CELINA, Texas — Collin County health officials are warning residents of possible exposure to rabies at a community swimming pool on Friday. Collin County Health Services said the possible exposure occurred at the Heritage Celina Homeowner’s Association community …