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A suburban Dallas teenager accused of planning a mass shooting at a mall inspired by the Islamic State terror group has been charged with terrorism. The Collin County district attorney's office says 17-year-old Matin Azizi-Yarand of Plano had planned to release a "Message to...
Ex-Congressman Blake Farenthold has rejected Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's request that he pay for a special election to fill his old seat. The Houston Chronicle says Farenthold wrote to Abbott, "Since I didn't call it and I don't think it's necessary, I shouldn't be asked to pay for...
Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey are requesting that an August special election be set for a bond referendum in which voters could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects. Harris County commissioners...
A bank that held roughly $32 million in debt by the Schlitterbahn Riverpark & Resort in Texas' North Padre Island has taken ownership of the park at a foreclosure auction. San Antonio lawyer Jon Lowe, who conducted the auction, told the San Antonio Express-News that IBC Bank...
A former member of the U.S. national team is the latest gymnast to file suit over sexual abuse by imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Sabrina Vega was on the team that won a gold medal at the 2011 World Championships. The 22-year-old filed a lawsuit in Texas Tuesday...
Statewide seatbelt use is rising in Texas. According to TXDOT nearly 92-percent of Texans last year made sure to Buckle-up. That still meant 929 unbuckled Texans died in traffic crashes in 2017…At the State Capitol TXDOT displayed Ghost shoes representing all of them…The latest...
The White House has invited members of the Texas church where a gunman killed more than two dozen people last year to Washington for the National Day of Prayer. The San Antonio Express-News reports that five members of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs will join...
A World War II-era training aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from a South Texas naval air station, killing both people aboard. The single-engine T-6 Texan crashed about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Naval Air Station Kingsville, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Corpus...
A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral. Spokesman Jim McGrath said Wednesday that the 93-year-old former president has been moved to a regular patient room and is expected to...