Democratic filibuster

The Harris County District Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the Texas Department of State Health Services, says it is in the early stages of investigating a local Houston doctor who is accused of performing late-term abortions in 2011. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Again To Take Up Tough Abortion Rules

Hours before final debate began Friday on tough new abortion restrictions, vocal demonstrators on both sides of the issue filled the Texas Capitol

07/12/2013

A man accused of killing and dismembering a stripper after police say he and his girlfriend lured her from a club in the New Orleans French Quarter will be allowed to act as his own attorney, a judge said Monday. (File photo. Credit: Thinkstock)

Texas Senate Set For Filibuster Finale On Abortion

A sweeping bill that would effectively shut down most abortion clinics across the nation’s second most-populous state has stalled in the Texas Senate

06/25/2013