Stories tagged: Texas
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 10:52 p.m.
Immigrants who have joined a hunger strike over conditions inside U.S. detention facilities are being force-fed through plastic nasal tubes at a Texas location.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl, a …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 7:23 p.m.
Texas’ last legislative session ended with one lawmaker threatening to shoot another after reporting Hispanic protesters to immigration agents, and corporate giants from Amazon to the NFL issuing warnings over …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 8:27 a.m.
Prosecutors said Sunday that the shooting death of a 7-year-old black girl as she rode in her family’s vehicle stemmed from a case of mistaken identity.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Teenagers throwing eggs at cars led to a deadly car accident in Houston.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
On Tuesday, the newly elected judiciary for Harris County was sworn in, including the 17 women who were part of the “Black Girl Magic” campaign.
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
A Houston-area couple was frightened Monday night when someone hacked into a camera they use to monitor their infant son and threatened to kidnap him.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
A federal judge in Texas threw a dagger into the Affordable Care Act on Friday night, ruling that the entire health-care law is unconstitutional because of a recent change in …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas,expand smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and over the next three years grown in Pittsburgh, New …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
Flag waving-crowds lined the tracks as a special funeral train carried the flag-draped body of former President George H.W. Bush to College Station, Texas, where he’ll be buried on the …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 – for the 41st president – carried George H.W. Bush’s remains to their final resting place on Thursday, …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 11:09 a.m.
The Trump administration announced in June it would open a temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
The 93-year-old passenger who was killed when a World War II-era fighter aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot, according to group that arranges fighter plane rides …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Gonzaga bolstered its 2019 recruiting class with a standout forward from Texas. Drew Timme announced his commitment Wednesday morning to the Zags at J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
Sen. Ted Cruz fended off a spirited underdog challenge from Democrat Beto O’Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a cakewalk but needed …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
Police in Texas charged a 30-year-old man with driving while intoxicated after he crashed a scooter outside a restaurant on Halloween, the Austin American-Statesman reported Thursday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
Three years ago, criminal charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared to put his political future in peril.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
A Canadian company’s plan to open a so-called robot brothel in Houston has been short circuited by city leaders.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
Test results are expected later this week after a man who visited a landlocked surf resort in Central Texas died from a rare “brain-eating amoeba,” local health officials said Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
Idaho Department of Correction officials said they have moved another 150 inmates to a prison in Texas because there aren’t enough prison beds in Idaho.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
After Texas music icon Willie Nelson announced that he’ll headline a Sept. 29 rally for Democrat Beto O’Rourke – who is challenging Republican Ted Cruz for a seat in the …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
The lawyer for the family of a man who was gunned down at his home by a Dallas police officer is calling for her to be arrested and charged, saying …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
If elections were decided by viral videos and fawning media profiles, Democrat Beto O’Rourke would win Texas’ Senate race in a landslide.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
HOUSTON – Police documents from a decades-old drunken-driving arrest of Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke provide a more complete picture of an incident that the congressman has long acknowledged. The …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
A federal judge on Friday declined to order that the U.S. government halt an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation, marking a blow to President Donald Trump and …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 2:39 p.m.
President Donald Trump says he’ll ride to the rescue of one-time bitter rival Sen. Ted Cruz this fall, the strongest indication yet that the Texas conservative firebrand is getting nervous …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns says he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, despite a …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Wilson posted how-to plans for his gun online and said he wanted to do the same for future 3D-printed firearms, launching a national debate – and a still-raging legal battle …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Texas schools have been adding metal detectors and armed personnel in an effort to improve campus security in response to the deadly May attack at a Houston-area high school that …