Texas House of Representatives approaching deadline to pass bills – KHOU

KHOU Texas House of Representatives approaching deadline to pass billsKHOUAUSTIN, Texas — Texas Legislature veterans are keen to a resounding sound heard in the House Chamber Monday, the sound of bills dying. "Today's the last day, said Rep. Tom Craddick (R-Midland). Monday is the 119th day of the 85th Texas Legislative …and more »

University of Texas stabbings put campus carry law to test – ABC News

University of Texas stabbings put campus carry law to testABC NewsFILE – In this Monday, May, 1, 2017, file photo, law enforcement officers secure the scene after a fatal stabbing attack on the University of Texas campus. The nightmare scenario of a knife wielding attacker put Texas' college campus concealed carry …Texas stabbing suspect told […]

Texas considering ‘unlicensed carry’ measure – Tahlequah Daily Press

Tahlequah Daily Press Texas considering 'unlicensed carry' measureTahlequah Daily PressAUSTIN — The fight for open carry and campus carry is done, but the next battle in the war over Texas gun rights, and the issue — so-called permitless carry — will likely be decided next week. House Bill 1911, by state Rep. James White, R-Hillister […]

Senate passes bill to eliminate most vehicle safety inspections – Texas Tribune

Senate passes bill to eliminate most vehicle safety inspectionsTexas TribuneThe Texas Senate on Thursday gave its blessing to a bill that would eliminate the state's vehicle safety inspection requirement for most vehicles. It would still apply … Meet Paige: Our new Facebook Messenger bot helps you keep track of the 85th …and more »

Texas cop who fatally shot 15-year-old identified by police – ABC News

NPR Texas cop who fatally shot 15-year-old identified by policeABC NewsOliver was one of two officers who responded to a 911 call about "several underage intoxicated juveniles" at a residence in Balch Springs in Dallas County, Texas, on Saturday around 11 p.m. local time, according to police. Upon arriving, the responding …Police Chief Fires Officer Who […]

Police: Motive unclear for University of Texas stabbings – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Police: Motive unclear for University of Texas stabbingsChicago TribuneUniversity Police Chief David Carter said White was confronted and arrested within two minutes of the first call to police and the situation was immediately under control. (May 2, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR).1 dead, 3 hurt in University of […]