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131 college scholarships put on hold or modified due to Texas DEI ban, documents show Police mental health program expands statewide Longtime Southern Baptist leader Paul Pressler, who was accused of sexual abuse, dies at 94 2 killed and 6 wounded in shooting during a Juneteenth celebration in a Texas park Texan whose husband died by hot tub electrocution at Mexican beach resort files wrongful death suit For the first time, West Texas has a permanent LGBTQ+ community center Alex Jones' personal assets to be sold to help pay Sandy Hook debt as judge decides Infowars' fate Texas may need to double power generation over next six years: ERCOT leader Amarillo City Council rejects so-called abortion travel ban Southwest Airlines CEO says he won't resign. A hedge fund is trying to get him fired An investment firm has taken a $1.9 billion stake in Southwest Airlines and wants to oust the CEO CEO of H-E-B makes $20 million donation to Feeding Texas 10 newborn puppies abandoned in the summer Texas heat Unchecked Terlingua growth around Big Bend sparks debate over water — a prelude for Texas Alex Jones asks to convert personal bankruptcy into a liquidation to pay Sandy Hook families Texas sheriff says 7 suspects arrested, 11 migrants hospitalized after sting near San Antonio NTSB says an air traffic controller's faulty assumption led to a close call in Austin Harris County to pay female constable deputies $1.5 million to settle sexual misconduct lawsuit Video shows giraffe snatching child from vehicle at Texas wildlife park Clubhouse programs take pressure off overwhelmed Texas mental health hospitals

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131 college scholarships put on hold or modified due to Texas DEI ban, documents show

More than 100 college scholarships in Texas are frozen or being modified as the state’s public universities implement a new state law that bans DEI programs at public universities.

  • North Texas23 hours ago

    Police mental health program expands statewide

  • texasJun 16

    Longtime Southern Baptist leader Paul Pressler, who was accused of sexual abuse, dies at 94

  • JuneteenthJun 16

    2 killed and 6 wounded in shooting during a Juneteenth celebration in a Texas park

    Authorities in Texas say a shooting in a park left two people dead and several wounded on Saturday.

  • texasJun 15

    Texan whose husband died by hot tub electrocution at Mexican beach resort files wrongful death suit

    The seriously injured woman, 35-year-old Lizette Zambrano, filed the lawsuit seeking $1 million in damages over the death of her husband, Jorge Guillen.

  • LGBTQJun 15

    For the first time, West Texas has a permanent LGBTQ+ community center

    After four years in the making, Pride Center West Texas has opened its doors to the public.

  • Sandy HookJun 14

    Alex Jones' personal assets to be sold to help pay Sandy Hook debt as judge decides Infowars' fate

    A federal judge on Friday ordered the liquidation of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ′ personal assets but was still deciding on his company’s separate bankruptcy case.

  • ERCOTJun 12

    Texas may need to double power generation over next six years: ERCOT leader

    NBC 5 learned more about how leaders at the state’s largest power grid think it will perform during upcoming hot Texas summers.

  • AmarilloJun 12

    Amarillo City Council rejects so-called abortion travel ban

    The Amarillo City Council has rejected a so-called abortion travel ban, championed by anti-abortion activists around Texas and certain residents.

  • AirlinesJun 12

    Southwest Airlines CEO says he won't resign. A hedge fund is trying to get him fired

    CEO Robert Jordan said on Wednesday that his leadership team is producing its own plan for improving Southwest’s financial performance.

  • AirlinesJun 10

    An investment firm has taken a $1.9 billion stake in Southwest Airlines and wants to oust the CEO

    Activist shareholder Elliott Investment Management has bought a $1.9 billion stake in Southwest Airlines and is seeking to force out the CEO of the airline.

  • North TexasJun 10

    CEO of H-E-B makes $20 million donation to Feeding Texas

    Charles Butt is making a personal donation to advancing hunger relief efforts in Texas.

  • SPCAJun 7

    10 newborn puppies abandoned in the summer Texas heat

    The Van Police Department rescued 10 newborn puppies that were left in a wire crate, with no access to food or water earlier this week.

  • texasJun 7

    Unchecked Terlingua growth around Big Bend sparks debate over water — a prelude for Texas

    No one knows how much water sits beneath the desert of Terlingua. Residents worry their wells will run dry, as developers and local officials cheer the tourism boom

  • Sandy HookJun 7

    Alex Jones asks to convert personal bankruptcy into a liquidation to pay Sandy Hook families

    Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is seeking court permission to convert his personal bankruptcy reorganization to a liquidation to help pay some of the $1.5 billion he owes the families of Sandy Hook victims.

  • Texas BorderJun 6

    Texas sheriff says 7 suspects arrested, 11 migrants hospitalized after sting near San Antonio

    Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said a total of 26 migrants were found at a house in South Bexar County. Of those, 11 were taken to a hospital with heat-related injuries, Salazar said.

  • AustinJun 6

    NTSB says an air traffic controller's faulty assumption led to a close call in Austin

    An air traffic’s controller’s faulty assumption that a Southwest Airlines jetliner would take off from a Texas airport before a landing FedEx plane reached the runway caused the planes to come within less than 200 feet of colliding in thick fog last year, federal investigators said Thursday.

  • LawsuitsJun 6

    Harris County to pay female constable deputies $1.5 million to settle sexual misconduct lawsuit

    Harris County has agreed to pay a group of female deputies $1.5 million to settle a federal lawsuit that claimed they were abused and harassed when a constable’s office turned undercover operations into a drunken “playground for sexual exploitation.”

  • texasJun 6

    Video shows giraffe snatching child from vehicle at Texas wildlife park

    A family trip to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose turned into a heart-stopping experience when a giraffe grabbed hold of a child.

  • mental healthJun 5

    Clubhouse programs take pressure off overwhelmed Texas mental health hospitals

    Thousands of people are discharged from Texas mental health hospitals yearly, and so-called step-down programs like clubhouses can help them integrate back into the community.

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