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Prosecutors are close to resting their case against an Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 others in a Fort Hood rampage. Maj. Nidal Hasan might begin presenting his defense as soon as Tuesday. The big question is whether Hasan will testify...
Dallas County commissioners are considering voting to join the federal voting rights challenge to the state's new voter ID law. That law requires voters to present photo identification to vote in person. The Justice Department sued the state of Texas in federal court in...
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he will renounce his Canadian citizenship. The Texas Republican and tea party favorite announced his plans in a statement Monday night. The move comes in the wake of a report by The Dallas Morning News that Cruz holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship...
A spokesman for the Delaware Department of Justice says Beau Biden, that state's attorney general, has been hospitalized after becoming weak and disoriented after a drive for a family vacation. Agency spokesman Jason Miller said late Monday that Biden, the son of Vice President...
A state judge has appointed a San Antonio attorney to act as a special prosecutor to investigate an ethics complaint against Gov. Rick Perry. District Judge Robert Richardson announced Monday that Mike McCrum would look into a complaint filed by Texans for Public Justice against...
The California Republican Party says Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline its fall convention in Anaheim. The GOP made the announcement Monday. Perry's office confirmed his attendance at the event from Oct. 4-6. The party said Perry was invited for Texas' history of job creation...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A swarm of bees occupying a dilapidated North Texas building has attacked several people, stinging one man more than 100 times before turning on responding emergency personnel. The man and a paramedic were hospitalized Sunday afternoon following the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Sen. Ted Cruz is touring the state this week holding meetings with Republican and tea party groups. The freshman senator from Texas will start in Kingwood and Conroe on Monday, with visits to Houston, Dallas and Central Texas by Thursday. Cruz will be...
HOUSTON (AP) - Testimony enters its second week in the trial of a woman in the 2010 slaying of a 12-year-old Houston boy. The capital murder trial of Mona Nelson resumes Monday before a Harris County jury in Houston. Nelson is accused of killing Jonathan Foster, whose badly...