Gov. Rick Perry is asking President Barack Obama for a disaster declaration for three Central Texas counties hit-hard by Halloween floods.
The Texas affiliate of the National Education Association and other advocacy groups are staging a rally and march to issue failing grades to U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz on key social and educational issues.
Two same-sex couples are challenging Texas’ constitutional ban on gay marriage in a San Antonio federal court.
Former University of Texas women’s track coach Bev Kearney has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the school alleging race and gender discrimination and retaliation.
A Central Texas teenager has been critically hurt after she apparently jumped out the back door of a moving school bus in far northwest Austin.
Texans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters’ photo IDs.
Flash floods across Central Texas killed two men and prompted dozens of emergency rescues.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is back in Texas where his political star is still rising — even if his helping lead the government shutdown fight may have hurt him nationally.
A student at an Austin high school has shot and killed himself as others gathered nearby for lunch.
Thousands of federal workers in Texas are set to begin furloughs after Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown.