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Former President George H.W. Bush has called Donald Trump to congratulate him on winning the presidency. Spokesman Jim McGrath said Wednesday that Bush "initiated" a "very warm and gracious call." McGrath said Bush repeatedly "wished Trump 'good luck on your new challenge.'" He...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott issued the following statement on Donald Trump's election as the 45th President of the United States: “I congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the next President of the United States. "One thing from this election is abundantly clear — millions...
It's going to be a low-key Election Day for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Spokesman John Wittman said Monday the governor already cast his ballot during early voting and plans spending Tuesday night watching election returns from the governor's mansion. Abbott originally endorsed Ted...
There are no major statewide offices on the Texas ballot, and Republican Donald Trump is expected to win a fiercely conservative state that hasn't backed a Democrat since Jimmy Carter in 1976. But could Hillary Clinton keep it competitive? Will she be buoyed by Texas Hispanics...
A somber milestone for TxDOT today. There's a deadly streak on Texas highways that officials want to see end. TxDOT's Kelli Reyna says the last time a day went by without a traffic death in Texas was this day, November 7 in 2000. "Basically what that means is we've gone sixteen...
A Donald Trump loss in Tuesday's presidential election could actually be good news for Texas Republicans. The GOP controls all but one of Texas' 29 statewide offices and almost none are up for re-election until 2018. That gives top Texas Republicans two years to potentially...
Plans for some Corpus Christi residents to get government financial help to move to make way for a $1 billion Harbor Bridge have been suspended in a dispute over whether landlords also deserve monetary assistance. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported Sunday that scores of...
Police say a 2-year-old boy has died after being shot as two of his relatives argued at a Central Texas home and one of the women fired a gun. Killeen police didn't immediately release the name of the toddler who died Saturday afternoon. No charges were immediately filed. Police...
Investigators say a 10-year-old East Texas girl reported missing from church has been found dead in a water well and a relative was held as the lone suspect in the slaying. Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith says firefighters Sunday recovered the body of Kayla Gomez-Orozco of...