Attorneys call judge in Perry case thoughtful, fair
amarillo.com / Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:16:28 +0000
If Bert Richardson remains on the bench for the criminal case against Gov. Rick Perry, those who know the former prosecutor say trial watchers will be treated to an engaged judge.
Felony arrests for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:06:00 -0500
Clifton B. Curtis, 38, of Midland was charged Wednesday with robbery.
3 El Pasoans die in Las Cruces plane crash
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:09:09 MDT
LAS CRUCES >> Three of the four people killed in the crash of a medical transport plane Wednesday were from El Paso, officials said Thursday.
Tax official resigns; successor named
news-journal.com / Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The Harrison County Commissioners Court accepted the resignation of Tax Assessor-Collector Julie Cox this week and appointed a replacement.
‘Texas system unconstitutional’
AUSTIN — A judge declared Texas’ school finance system unconstitutional for a second time Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer, the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly among wealthy and poor areas.
Lawsuit filed to stop vote on historical racing in Texas
Man gets 30 months for human smuggling
A man who attempted to smuggle nine undocumented immigrants through the Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 35 was sentenced Thursday in a Laredo federal court to 30 months in prison.
Texas school funding again declared unconstitutional
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:14:56 MDT
A judge ruled again Thursday that Texas' school-funding system is unconstitutional.
Area officials encouraged by school finance ruling
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:18:00 -0500
Following the news of Judge John Dietz ruling school funding in Texas unconstitutional on Thursday, elected officials and area educators weighed in on the decision.
Seliger talks dark money at town hall meeting
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:01:00 -0500
State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-District 31, launched his monthlong tour of town hall meetings in Midland on Thursday, meeting with constituents in preparation for the next legislative session.
Wendy Davis offers plan to help Texas military and veterans
Murder suspect arrested in Hurst for shooting at Indy 500
Fight details surface
More details surrounding the city’s 12th homicide of the year have surfaced after a man was arrested this week in connection with the case.
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