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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Fresh off calling lawmakers back to work for a special session, Gov. Rick Perry is holding a ceremony to celebrate a bill they passed during the regular one. The governor will sign into law Tuesday a measure creating a state fund to finance new water...
EDEN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Central Texas shooting spree has left two dead and five injured - including a sheriff - as the gunman appeared to randomly shoot at vehicles he came upon. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the gunman is among the dead. His identity...
The Texas Legislature has approved a bill allowing students with proper licenses to keep guns in their cars on college campuses. The House and Senate previously passed the proposal by Republican Sen. Glenn Hegar of Katy. Both chambers on Sunday then approved a version reconciled...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texans who use drones to photograph people on private property could be charged with a crime under a bill on its way to the governor's office. The Legislature approved the measure Sunday night. The bill's sponsors say they are scrambling to keep up with the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A coalition of conservative and Democratic lawmakers has killed a measure that would have allowed them and prosecuting attorneys to carry guns anywhere they wish. In a 38-103 vote, House members killed the bill Sunday night after a lengthy debate over...
SCHERTZ, Texas (AP) - Authorities say search teams have found the body of teenager who was swept away by floodwaters as he tried to swim across a swollen creek near San, Antonio. Avron Adams, 18, of Schertz, got swept away while trying to cross Cibolo Creek. David Harris, a...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The state Legislature has approved expanding the state's network of virtual courses online for public school students, allowing it to include more classes from private providers. The House and Senate previously passed the proposal by Republican Rep. Ken King...
PALO PINTO, Texas (AP) - A prisoner who fled from a van transporting him to Florida has been apprehended about 90 miles from the North Texas town where he escaped. Palo Pinto County Sheriff Ira Mercer says Michael Rimmer was found by deputies Sunday morning at a convenience...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Legislature has approved a measure ensuring that restaurants and food stores must allow service dogs, including those for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. The House and Senate previously passed the proposal by San Antonio Democratic...