Texas News

About 100 people in trucks and motorcycles, flying Confederate flags and honking their horns, gathered at a Houston mall on their way to a Fourth of July barbecue in nearby Galveston. The Houston Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/1RdSrTm ) that the protest Saturday was painful...
Local officials are celebrating the Alamo's designation as a world heritage site. The Alamo is one of five Spanish Roman Catholic historical shrines known as the San Antonio Missions to win the coveted label. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee made the announcement at its...
TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY HAS SIGNED ON TO NASCAR'S STATEMENT WHICH READS IN PART... "WE ARE ASKING OUR FANS AND PARTNERS TO JOIN US IN A RENEWED EFFORT TO CREATE AN ALL-INCLUSIVE, EVEN MORE WELCOMING ATMOSPHERE FOR ALL WHO ATTEND OUR EVENTS." IN A 2005 INTERVIEW WITH 60 MINUTES,...
A JUDGE HAS TENTATIVELY OKAYED AN $84.4 MILLION SETTLEMENT THAT WOULD WRAP UP A LONG-RUNNING FIGHT ABOUT HOMEOWNER INSURANCE OVERCHARGES. THE ARRANGEMENT COMES ALONG WITH A 6.8 PERCENT CUT IN HOMEOWNER RATES ALREADY ANNOUNCED BY FARMER'S INSURANCE GROUP. TEXAS INSURANCE...
A Houston activist is campaigning to have Galveston officials take down a statue in front of the local courthouse that honors Confederate soldiers. Isaac Fanuiel tells the Galveston County Daily News ( http://bit.ly/1Chs0FZ ) that the monument is inappropriate on an island where...
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas -- Family and friends celebrated the Fourth of July a day early at the Pflugerville Pfirecracker Pfestival. "We ate snowballs," said 4-year-old Logan Fryatt. The event gave the official kick off to the holiday weekend. From music and bands, to the color guard...
A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water -- despite warning signs -- is dead after being attacked in Texas. Orange County Police were called to Burkart's Marina near the Louisiana state line early Friday morning after reports that Tommie Woodward, 28, and...
Lance Armstrong is trying to keep his sex life under wraps in a court of law. The disgraced cyclist and his lawyers are fighting the government in an attempt to block them from asking a key witness in his upcoming doping trial who allegedly heard the cyclist admit to taking...
Shocking and graphic footage has been released showing police shooting a man dead after he pulls a BB gun on them outside a Texas Applebee's. Officer body cameras show James Bushey, 47, get riddled with bullets by two officers as he draws a life-like handgun from his shorts...