Few Patients Benefit From Medical Cannabis Under Texas Law
Fewer than 600 of an estimated 150,000 Texas patients with uncontrollable epileptic seizures have been prescribed a low-THC oil derived from cannabis under the state's restrictive medical marijuana program.
Number of Texas Teacher Misconduct Cases Increases Again
State officials say the number of Texas teachers accused of engaging in romantic relationships with students has increased for the 10th consecutive year.
Harvey Relief Fund Provides Final Grants, Nearly $114M Total
A relief fund established after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey swamped parts of Houston has provided its final grants in an overall nearly $114 million charitable effort.
Texas DPS Seize Over 140 Pounds of Marijuana in Fort Bend County
Sunday evening (Nov. 25), a DPS Trooper stopped a truck travelling on I-69 near Kendleton and discovered 143 pounds of marijuana in a tool box in the bed of the truck.
Houston-Area ATM Mistakenly Dispenses $100 Bills, Not $10s
An ATM in the Houston area has been shut down and was temporarily guarded by law officers after mistakenly dispensing $100 bills instead of $10s and word of the glitch got out on social media.
Judge: March Deadline to Decide on Houston-Area Remains
A Houston-area judge has set a March deadline to decide whether century-old remains believed to be those of African-American prisoners should be reburied in a nearby historic cemetery or remain at a school construction site where they were uncovered last spring.
Ousted Gay Texas Council Member Sues Over Recall Defeat
An openly gay former councilman in a small Southeast Texas town is suing after he was defeated in a recall election, an effort that surfaced after nude photos of him were anonymously sent to city hall.
Guardsman Arrested at Border Fired Last Year by Sheriff
A National Guard member arrested on a sexual assault charge while serving on the U.S.-Mexico border lost his job as a county jailer last year after being arrested for drunken driving and allegedly lying to investigators.