Social Issues Could Take Back Seat In New Texas LegislatureThe Texas Legislature opens today with lawmakers expected to tackle such matters as fixing the state's school finance system, cutting property taxes and paying for Hurricane Harvey recovery.
Texans Star JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Effort Raises $41.6MHouston Texans star J.J. Watt says he has distributed the $41.6 million his foundation raised to help rebuild the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey.
Texas Minister, Family Sentenced In Hurricane Relief Fraud CaseWalter Diggles, 66, the former executive director of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, was sentenced Tuesday to nine years behind bars.
Watt And Altuve Share SI's Sportsperson Of The Year AwardJ.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief and Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it continues to pick up the pieces from the devastating storm.