Texas News

A gay couple has received a marriage license after filing a federal lawsuit against a North Texas county clerk who previously cited her religious opposition to gay marriage in denying the license. Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton filed the lawsuit Monday against Hood County Clerk...
Disaster website resources for survivors . Texas flood survivors can find disaster recovery information online. o FEMA - Find answers to questions on www.fema.gov/disaster/4223 or http://go.usa.gov/3dV3x o Topics range from rumor control, up-to-the-minute recovery information,...
A 3-year-old is in the hospital after authorities in Harris County say he shot himself with his grandparent's handgun. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the Bainbridge Estates subdivision in Spring Sunday after receiving a call about a 3-year...
U.S. Coast Guard crews and Port Aransas police are searching for a 21-year-old man who was reported missing after wading off a pier. Officials have been searching for Patrick Clark since Saturday afternoon. Clark, a non-swimmer, was wading in the water with two friends. Clark's...
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...