Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Threatens to Force Special Session
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to the House: Pass legislation on property taxes and the Bathroom Bill, or go to a special session.
Texas Looks to Curb Improper Teacher-Student Relationships
Texas lawmakers have given final approval to a measure cracking down on inappropriate relationships between teachers and students, sending it to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Senator John Cornyn Withdraws Name From FBI Consideration
Cornyn cited a need for an independent FBI Director as a reason for withdrawing from the opening.
Graduate, 14, Youngest Ever at Texas Christian University
A 14-year-old physics major has become the youngest person ever to graduate from Texas Christian University.
Bill That Fines Police for Not Reporting Shootings Rejected
The Texas House has voted down a bill that would have put new accountability measures on police departments reporting when an officer kills a civilian.
Sentence Reduced for Prisoner on Texas Death Row 25 Years
A man on Texas death row for nearly 25 years for the abduction, rape and slaying of a 20-year-old Houston bank teller is getting his sentence reduced to life in prison after state attorneys have agreed with the inmate's lawyers that he's mentally impaired and ineligible for execution under…
Ruling Critical of Houston-Area Bail System to be Appealed
Officials are appealing a judge's ruling that found the Houston-area's bail system unconstitutional for individuals arrested for lesser offenses.
Pastor: Texas’ Abbott Urges Churches to Back ‘Bathroom Bill’
A pastor at a Dallas-area megachurch says Texas Gov. Greg Abbott contacted him and leaders at nine other churches, urging them to drum up support for a hotly debated "bathroom bill" currently bottled up in the Legislature.
UPDATED: Palm Valley Police Announce Alice Myers was Found
A woman out of Palm Valley, Texas, is missing and may be in Lubbock. The Lubbock Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding her.