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A joint investigation by The Associated Press and Houston Chronicle reveals that the extent of Hurricane Harvey's toxic assault on the environment was more widespread than authorities publicly reported after the storm deluged the nation's fourth-largest city, and questions about...
HOUSTON (AP) - An industry association representing Texas' liquor store operators says it will appeal a federal judge's ruling that opens the door for Walmart in Texas to sell liquor by the bottle. U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman's ruling Tuesday backed Walmart's...
A federal appeals court has upheld the bulk of a Texas law targeting "sanctuary cities" that is backed by the Trump administration as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration. The ruling Tuesday by a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans...
Governor Greg Abbott Sunday hosted Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, also known as the Irish Prime Minister, at the Texas Governor's Mansion to discuss the growing relations between Texas and Ireland. During their meeting, the two leaders discussed strengthening economic ties between...
Dakota Marcus Stewart, 26, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being captured Tuesday in Colorado. Stewart, a high-risk sex offender, was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender. The arrest was not the result of tip information received through...
Democratic turnout for Texas' primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, but despite the big numbers at the polls, they still were easily outpaced by republican voters. More than 1,036,950 voters cast ballots for the U.S. Senate race in Tuesday's...
Houston has been awarded $9.4 million to install red warning lights and high-water sensors in 40 flood-prone traffic intersections as recovery continues from Hurricane Harvey. Mayor Sylvester Turner on Tuesday announced the federal grant. The city, the Texas Department of...
New state data reveals that more than 170 children died in Texas last year from neglect or abuse, a 23 percent decrease from the year before. The Austin American-Statesman reports that the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services released data this month on child...
Nearly 9,000 homes and other buildings will remain in the floodplains of four Houston-area waterways despite multimillion-dollar flood control projects. The Houston Chronicle reports that momentum built last month to finish the projects on Brays, Hunting and White Oak bayous and...