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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...
HOUSTON (AP) - Macy's landmark downtown Houston store is planned to be reduced to rubble next month. The 10-story Main Street retail fixture closed in March 66 years after it opened as the Foley's department store. Andy Skabowski is operations manager for the Metropolitan...
DALLAS (AP) - A slow trip by a massive steam locomotive dubbed "Big Boy" to its new home has been delayed by a high volume of traffic along the rail lines it's using. Officials say the original plan called for the former Union Pacific Railroad locomotive to begin its trip Sunday...
HOUSTON (AP) - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is scheduled to make a major announcement regarding the Affordable Care Act in Houston. Sebelius is returning to Texas on Monday for a second time this month to promote the national health care overhaul...
WYLIE, Texas (AP) - A cougar has died at a North Texas animal sanctuary decimated by the outbreak of a fatal virus. But officials at the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in the Dallas suburb of Wylie say the cougar was euthanized due to kidney failure, and...
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...