A signature from Gov. Greg Abbott is all that remains before a bill allowing Texans to carry their handguns openly becomes law.
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AUSTIN, Texas—Republican legislation seeking to create a permanent ban on gay marriage died Wednesday night without a vote in the Texas Senate.
AUSTIN, Texas — Inches from the finish line, a bill allowing for openly carried handguns was derailed Wednesday by law enforcement objections to language limiting the ability of police to stop and question those with a gun.
HOUSTON — The threat to a rain-swollen dam near Dallas has subsided, but the death toll continues to rise as authorities in Texas struggle to recover from punishing rains that unleashed floods throughout the state.
The Texas House abruptly ended debate late Tuesday night, canceling action on more than 100 Democratic amendments, to give initial approval to a measure allowing guns to be carried in university dorms, classrooms and other buildings.
BENBROOK, Texas — Forensic experts Wednesday pored over computers and a cellphone that belonged to an Arlington, Texas, man killed by an FBI agent after he was accused of kidnapping his niece.
FORT WORTH — A former Fort Worth officer is on probation for 24 months for threatening his wife by yelling that she should be set on fire and have her eyes gouged out, as their children stood nearby at the Arlington home, according to Tarrant County court records.
Yet another round of storms is forecast fire up across parts of Texas and the southern Plains into Tuesday night with the risk of severe weather, including flash flooding.
DALLAS — A 32—year-old former Houston man who “damn near died” after eating Blue Bell ice cream has filed what attorneys say is probably the first suit to stem from a massive product recall.
AUSTIN, Texas—Texas’ highest criminal court on Wednesday threw out the 1992 sexual assault convictions against Dan and Fran Keller but declined to find the former Austin day-care center owners innocent of crimes linked to a now-discredited belief that secret satanic cults were abusing day care children nationwide.