Texas District to Suspend Students Protesting Gun Laws
A Houston-area school district is threatening to suspend students who disrupt classes or walk out to protest current gun laws.
A&M Chancellor Wants Fund to Help Students After Hardships
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp wants to create a $30 million fund so students facing "significant hardships" can finish college or graduate school.
New Bill to Ensure Review of Sexual Abuse Reports at Colleges
The Accountability of Leaders in Education to Report IX (Title Nine) Investigations Act would require public university leaders to review any reports of sexual abuse by university employees.
US Postal Worker Found Fatally Shot in Mail Truck in Dallas
A U.S. Postal Service worker was found fatally shot inside a mail truck along a busy highway in Dallas on Monday, and investigators are treating the case as a homicide, according to police.
Man Shot by Texas Trooper Dies, Wounded Officer Recovering
Authorities say a man who shot and wounded a Texas state trooper before a trooper shot him has died.
FBI Brings Suspect in 1991 Slaying to Texas to Stand Trial
Authorities say a man suspected in the 1991 stabbing death of a woman has been brought from Mexico to Texas to stand trial.
Nobody Hurt in High-Pressure Release at Texas Gas Plant
Emergency responders say no one has been hurt in a high-pressure release at a Houston-area gasification plant.
Texas Family Gets $8M for Missing Body from Funeral Home
A jury has awarded a couple $8 million after finding a San Antonio funeral home was negligent in the loss of their daughter's body before she was to be cremated.
Governor Greg Abbott Announces $1 Billion in New FEMA Funds
Governor Greg Abbott has announced that Texas can expect more than a billion new dollars in mitigation funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Court Hears Challenge of Texas’ Judicial Elections System
A federal judge is hearing arguments on whether Texas' statewide elections to choose judges for its highest criminal and civil courts violate the Voting Rights Act by deliberately diluting Hispanic voting power.