SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Alarmed and at the same time energized by a Texas law that bans most abortions, abortion rights advocates in the General Assembly are targeting what people on both sides of the contentious issue see as the last restriction on access to abortion in Illinois. What would you like to know Illinois …

COPPELL, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from AAA Texas: Dangerous driving activities, including street racing, so-called “side shows” and street takeovers, have increased during the pandemic. AAA Texas and Street Racing Kills, a non-profit road safety education organization, are reminding those wishing to compete in auto races to do so …

America’s largest bank said it was barred from underwriting Texas municipal bond deals after the state passed a law banning government work with banks that restrict doing business with the industry. fire arms. Due to the legislation, JPMorgan Chase & Co. will not bid with public entities in Texas, a key market where the bank …

RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Rusk County Peace Officers Association hosted a hamburger on Friday to benefit two MPs, who have been in intensive care with COVID-19 for months. Friends and strangers gathered in the rain to donate and help Jail MP Logan Garrett and Patrol MP Charles Bailey. They both got extremely sick …

Editor’s note: This story previously twisted what the law required a plaintiff to prove in court in order to sue a company whose employee caused injury or death in a collision. This has been corrected below. AUSTIN (KXAN) – On her lunch break after her teaching job in South Austin, Christina Sauceda was on her …

In the second full week of September, 953 crimes were recorded in Fort Worth, according to a Star-Telegram map created with police department data the city released. The five most frequently recorded crimes were theft (143), assault (99), criminal mischief (90), criminal code offenses (76) and car theft (68) and according to data from the …

Texas lawmakers are looking to carve out two new congressional districts in the Austin and Houston areas, according to a redistribution map proposal released Monday. The map, which was proposed by State Senator Joan Huffman (R), would effectively lock in the Republicans’ long-standing advantage in Texas for another decade, reducing the number of competitive districts …

Reply: Some states have already turned to citizens to enforce the new laws. A Missouri law that came into effect last week allows citizens to sue local law enforcement officials whose officers knowingly enforce federal gun laws. Police and Sheriff departments can face fines of up to $ 50,000 per occurrence. The law has been …

The House passed a law on Friday to guarantee access to abortion nationwide after the Supreme Court earlier this month refused to block a Texas law that bans the procedure in almost all cases. The bill passed along party lines, 218-211, with only one conservative Democrat, Representative Henry Cuellar (Texas), voting against. He is now …

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) – The communities of Morgan’s Point and Belton have lost Josh Bingham, 39, a beloved businessman, friend and firefighter volunteer who died after battling COVID-19. “I would call it iconic,” said Charlie Gantenbein, a friend of Josh’s. Fishing lures are now hung from the fence outside Bingham Marine in memory of Josh …