Ex-USA Gymnastics Head Indicted In Texas On Tampering ChargeThe Walker County District Attorney's Office said Steve Penny was arrested by a fugitive task force in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and awaits extradition to Texas.
DHS To Waive Laws For New Border Gates In South TexasThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that it will waive environmental laws so it can build gates between sections of border barriers in South Texas.
Senate Candidate O'Rourke Apologizes For 'Demeaning' 1991 Student ArticleCongressman Beto O'Rourke wrote in Columbia University's student newspaper nearly 30 years ago a Broadway musical featured actresses "whose only qualifications seem to be their phenomenally large breasts and tight buttocks."
Highlights From First, Only Texas Governor's DebateGov. Greg Abbott is heavily favored to win a second term against Lupe Valdez, the former Dallas County Sheriff who is the daughter of migrant farmworkers and would become Texas' first Hispanic, openly gay governor if elected.
Texas Inmate Executed For Killing Girlfriend In 'Jealous Rage' In 2000Daniel Acker was condemned for the March 2000 slaying of Marquetta George. Prosecutors said he ran over George with his truck because he believed she had been unfaithful to him.
Small Plane Crashes Near Houston, Hits Cars And Power LinesA small plane crashed near the Houston suburb of Sugar Land in Fort Bend County Wednesday afternoon.
Lawsuit Claims Houston Blocking Facility For Migrant ChildrenAustin-based Southwest Key Programs claimed the city improperly invalidated previously issued permits that would have allowed it to open the facility, which was set to house more than 200 unaccompanied minors.
Authorities Arrest Nearly A Dozen MS-13 Gang MembersLaw enforcement officials say they've arrested nearly a dozen alleged members of a notoriously violent gang that's connected to multiple slayings in the Houston area.
Arooo! Beagle Credited With Thwarting Attempted Kidnapping"The dog was like, 'nuh uh.' This isn't any regular person greeting her or something, so yeah he went for him."
No. 23 Texas Seeks Revenge Against Maryland Team On MendIn their debut under Herman, the Longhorns were upset by Maryland 51-41. Texas came in ranked No. 23 and never got back in the Top 25.
Woman Seen In Restraints Ringing Doorbell Near Houston Safe After Boyfriend's SuicideDeputies said a man was threatening to commit suicide. When they arrived, deputies found the body of the woman's 48-year-old boyfriend inside.
Police: Houston Area Parents Leave Child To Go To Concert In DetroitJohn Guerrero and Virginia Yearnd of Spring were free on bond on Tuesday charged with child endangerment.
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.
Sen. Cornyn Launches Harvey Rebuilding Site Ahead Of AnniversaryU.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) launched a page on his website for Texans with information on disaster aid legislation passed since the storm.
Charities Helped With Fixing Homes, Other Needs After HarveyIn the year since Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding and damage in Texas, nonprofits and charities have been filling the gaps in aid that government agencies may not have covered.