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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is in Washington making the case to the White House and top Capitol Hill leaders for a $60 billion Texas Gulf Coast rebuilding package. Abbott told reporters that topping huge Hurricane Harvey recovery proposal are tens of billions of dollars for Army...
(Credit: Associated Press) The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the U.S. government to demand that it release a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy detained by Border Patrol agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission. A lawsuit filed Tuesday...
(Photo Converse Bexar County Sheriffs Office) SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Investigators say a San Antonio-area couple punished their three young children by forcing one to brush her teeth with cat feces, using a shock collar as punishment and beating them with a thorny switch. Thirty-two...
(Photo Shutterstock/michelmond) HOUSTON (AP) - Officials in Oklahoma and Texas are collaborating to provide housing vouchers for low-income residents of Houston where Hurricane Harvey ruined many of the already limited affordable housing options in the city. The Oklahoma City...
(Photo Shutterstock/By Glynnis Jones) The CEO the Texas Gulf Coast American Red Cross says he's quitting because he disagrees with decisions related to the organization's response to Hurricane Harvey. David Brady's departure comes only six month after he took the job.
(Photo Shutterstock/CrackerClips Stock Media) Texas voters are being asked to approve or reject seven proposed amendments to the state constitution. They deal with everything from property tax exemptions to looser home equity loan rules to sports raffles and savings accounts...
Officials east of Dallas say a New Orleans man who led authorities on a highway chase following a road-rage incident told a sheriff's deputy that a woman's body was in the trunk of his car. Thirty-three-year-old Freddie Gilbert was being held Monday in the Kaufman County jail on...
(Photo Shutterstock/AVN Photo Lab) The Supreme Court appears likely to rule for an inmate on Texas' death row who was denied money to investigate his history of mental illness and other claims that could spare him from being executed. The case the justices heard Monday involves...
(Photo Shutterstock/ NextNewMedia) DALLAS (AP) - Southwest is reporting third-quarter earnings of $503 million, which was better than expected on Wall Street in a quarter in which hurricanes created travel havoc for thousands of Americans. The Dallas carrier's profit was 84...