Federal Judge Blocks Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal judge has temporarily blocked most of Texas' tough new "sanctuary cities" law allowing police to inquire about people's immigration status during routine interactions such as traffic stops.
Judge Denies Activist's Request To Stop Government From Transporting Illegal Immigrants To Other StatesA federal judge in Texas denied Wednesday a conservative activist's request for an emergency stay to stop the government from transporting immigrants who entered the country illegally in South Texas to other states or releasing them on their own recognizance.
Louisiana AG: Judge Is Ignoring State's BP ClaimsLouisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell has accused a federal judge of ignoring the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill and asked an appeals court to intervene.
Perry: Ruling Won't Stop Anti-Abortion Efforts Gov. Rick Perry says a federal judge's declaring parts of Texas' tough new restrictions on abortion unconstitutional won't stop the state from protecting fetal life.
Federal Judge Rules Texas Abortion Law Unconstitutional New abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and will not take effect as scheduled on Tuesday, a federal judge has ruled.
Last Abortion Clinic In Mississippi Fights To Stay OpenMississippi's only abortion clinic can't meet the mandates of a 2012 state law, and the governor wants to shut it down. But the Jackson Women's Health Organization is not quietly retreating.
Ex-Texas Officer Gets Prison For Conspiracy To Export Rifles To MexicoA former South Texas police officer has been sentenced to more than five years in prison in a guns case with ties to Mexico.
Judge Rules Against Texas In Whooping Crane Case A federal judge found Texas officials responsible for the deaths of nearly two-dozen whooping cranes and ordered the state to develop a conservation plan that would protect the last naturally migrating flock of the endangered birds.
Judge Upholds Texas Law Requiring Women To Get Sonogram Before AbortionA federal judge on Monday upheld the Texas law requiring women to have a sonogram before having an abortion, saying an appeals court had forced him to declare the law constitutional.
Friends Remember The Legendary Jackie RobinsonHear Jackie Robinson life memories from Judge David Hittner and former Astro Bobby Aspromonte.