Texans who are casting ballots are expressing ambivalence about many statewide candidates but they’re more impassioned when talking about departing Republican Gov. Rick Perry.
The Austin police chief has indefinitely suspended a lieutenant who he says had an affair with a woman and embellished and falsified reports in an effort to arrest her husband.
Abortion clinics in Texas are starting to reopen after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked new restrictions that had closed all but eight facilities.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a previous ruling that left intact parts of new abortion restrictions in Texas that have forced most abortion clinics across the state to close.
Attorneys have filed complaints with federal immigration officials alleging sexual abuse and harassment at a South Texas immigration lockup that houses women and their children.
Advocacy groups and a Texan who spent nearly 25 years in prison for a killing he didn’t commit are urging the 2015 Legislature to again expand access to crime-scene DNA testing.
A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.
Charles Whitman killed 17 people and wounded dozens more when he opened fire from the top of the clock tower at the University of Texas in Austin.
Federal authorities want to build a South Texas immigration lockup for families amid the surge of youngsters pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border.
A North Texas husband and wife charged with abuse of corpses after their funeral home closed have failed to get their operating license renewed.