The state previously required that kids get a permit.
Texas law lets police hide records of suspects who die in custody from grieving families. It could have been fixed, but a police union torpedoed the reform bill.
While well-intentioned, the alert system is often ineffective.
A Texas City Attorney Was Arrested and Detained for Helping Three Young Migrants on the Side of the Road
One of the migrants was gravely ill.
The Bexar County District Attorney plans to stop prosecuting people for trace drug amounts and less than one ounce of pot in order to focus resources on violent crime.
Cellphone Video Provides Further Evidence That the Cop Who Arrested Sandra Bland Was Angry Rather Than Afraid
Trooper Brian Encinia could see that Bland, whom he stopped for failing to signal a lane change, was holding a cellphone, not a weapon.
"Feeling cute, might just gas some inmates today, IDK."
A new report finds that such arrests are most common in Waco, while resulting injuries are most common in Houston.
He's now representing himself in a lawsuit.
Texas Would Rather Ban All Chaplains from Execution Chambers Than Placate One Buddhist Inmate in His Final Moments
Equal treatment under the law can mean everyone is treated equally poorly
District Attorney admits "we are not able to prosecute any of those cases and reach our burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt."
The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 last night to grant Patrick Murphy's petition for a stay.
This Man Didn't Kill Anyone. Texas Plans To Execute Him Tonight Anyway. (UPDATE: Supreme Court Blocks Execution)
Texas' law of parties is to blame.
State law currently prohibits the sale of homemade drinks.
The Lone Star State continues its attacks on Elon Musk's electric car company.
Licensing Reform Opponents Say Unlicensed Barbers Would Be as Dangerous as Unlicensed Chefs. Chefs Aren't Licensed.
Texas barbers and cosmetologists turn to fearmongering.
The city was among the safest in the country long before the wall was built.
A tale of chicken and cultural appropriation in Austin.
A new Reason Foundation report finds cities in Texas and Florida have the highest degrees of economic freedom.
Anti-Wall GOP Rep. Will Hurd: 'There's a Thing We Care About in Texas Called Private Property Rights'
Some members of Congress still care about private property.
Harris County, Texas, Flashpoint of Bail Reform Battles, Will Mostly Eliminate Cash Demands in Minor Cases
Lawsuits playing out for three years spotlight how poor people end up trapped in jail even before being convicted.
Shahid Shafi identifies as a Republican because he believes in small government.
She was expelled and filed a federal suit. Texas' attorney general ignored the Constitution and defended the school.
She had a history of mental illness, and was arrested for misdemeanor trespassing in July.
A Reason investigation of a notorious Texas public records loophole found 81 cases where police hid records of shootings and deaths in custody.
Bahia Amawi's political beliefs have nothing to do with her skill as a speech pathologist.
First Amendment Lawsuit Challenges U.T.-Austin's Prohibition of Speech That Is 'Offensive,' 'Biased,' 'Uncivil,' or 'Rude'
The university's definition of "harassment" is breathtakingly broad.
But not according Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals denied a recommendation to relieve him of execution.
If This Bill Passes, Possessing Pot in Texas Will Be Treated Less Harshly Than Distributing Straws in San Francisco
A new bill in the Texas legislature would repeal criminal penalties for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana.
Barring an early release, Rep. Ron Reynolds will miss the entire 2019 legislative session.
Victims worried their cases were not being handled correctly. An investigation proved them correct.
No, Beto O'Rourke isn't "shaking up" the Senate race in Texas.
In 2018 alone, the Laredo sector has seen an admitted serial killer, an agent accused of killing his own kid, and the controversial shooting a 19-year-old.
The Texas senator's authoritarian attacks on Beto O'Rourke short-circuit rational discussion of police shootings, drug policy, and sentencing reform.
A new class about what to expect at a traffic stop is being mandated for all high school students.
Eventually we'll have exposés of politicians stealing juiceboxes in kindergarten.
A judge has granted Payton Summons' parents a restraining order against the hospital.
Cops were greeted by a calm scene, but the situation quickly erupted into chaos.