Secretary of State John Scott said Monday he would step down after an intense year of trying to reassure election skeptics, navigating the rocky launch of new voting laws and overseeing a limited audit of the 2020 election.
The boy’s testimony touched on an issue at the heart of the long-delayed case charging Aaron Dean with Atatiana Jefferson’s killing: whether the Fort Worth officer saw Jefferson’s gun before he shot her.
State police often rely on federal immigration officials to lock up migrants on state trespassing charges, according to a new complaint by the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas. The collaboration contradicts federal and Texas officials’ attacks on each other’s immigration policies.
The report confirms a ProPublica and Texas Tribune investigation that found the privately built fencing could collapse during major flooding. The federal government resisted making the findings public for more than a year.
Two men have been arrested and charged after a high-speed chase with Hockley County deputies and other law enforcement agencies that started Thursday night around 10 p.m. During the chase, Hockley County officials say shots were fired at the deputies.
The city of Uvalde sued the local prosecutor’s office Thursday seeking access to records and other investigative materials on the May shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 children and two teachers dead, a move that highlights ongoing tensions over the slow police response and information flow on the rampage.
According to the DPS Amber Alert, 7-year-old Athena Strand was last seen at 5:45 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the 200 block of County Road 3573 near the town of Paradise, TX. Paradise is a town northwest of Fort Worth.
By The Associated Press and JAMIE STENGLE and JAKE BLEIBERG
A Kingcobra fighter was banking left when it struck a B-17 bomber behind the left wing during the Nov. 12 air show featuring World War II-era planes, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its preliminary findings.