Posted: 05/05/2015 - Most abortions in Texas could not be covered by insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act under a bill that has cleared the Republican-controlled Senate.
Posted: 05/05/2015 - The measure would require those wishing to drive with a suspended license pass a breathalyzer test administered by an ignition interlock device. It ensures a car won't start if the driver trying to operate it is drunk.
Posted: 05/05/2015 - Under a bill that has passed the Texas House, convicted drunken drivers whose licenses are suspended may still drive - but only while sober.
Posted: 05/05/2015 - The Texas Senate has approved slashing higher education benefits for veterans who are given free tuition for military service.
Posted: 05/05/2015 - Some Texans have traveled to Germany and toured a hangar-turned-theme park south of Berlin to get tips on possible new uses for the Astrodome.
Updated: 05/05/2015 - Investigators say a hoist suspended from a medical helicopter, which was carrying a nurse and patient from a Texas hiking trail, was spinning just before the nurse fell to her death.
Posted: 05/05/2015 - The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for an attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad.
Posted: 05/04/2015 - The Texas House has overwhelmingly voted to prevent "double dipping," or elected officials who retire on paper to begin drawing state pensions while still in their jobs.
Updated: 05/04/2015 - The following are some statements released in the aftermath of Sunday's shooting in Garland outside a center hosting a contest for cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammed.
Posted: 05/04/2015 - Cities and counties statewide could no longer prohibit hydraulic fracturing under a sweeping, oil and gas industry-backed bill that has cleared the Texas Legislature.
Updated: 05/04/2015 - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the selection of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the selection of Denise Kwong of Houston, Texas, Ricardo Barrientos of Laredo, Texas, and Elizabeth Tian of Plano, Texas, as 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars.
Updated: 05/04/2015 - Republican Gov. Greg Abbott pushed back Monday against criticism of him asking the State Guard to monitor a U.S. military training exercise that some believe is a government conspiracy to launch a hostile takeover of Texas.
Posted: 05/04/2015 - Police in Austin say a road rage argument turned into a fight between neighbors that possibly involved a sword and one driver biting the other driver two different times.
Posted: 05/04/2015 - The Galveston-Bolivar ferry suspended operations while officials searched for a man who reportedly jumped overboard.
Posted: 05/04/2015 - Texas lawmakers are getting a taste of the religious objections issue that sparked uproar elsewhere - with some supporters arguing that church freedoms must be protected, but others openly decrying gay marriage.
Posted: 05/04/2015 - A green laser struck two small planes overnight in Dallas, raising safety concerns in an incident that can be prosecuted as a federal crime.
Posted: 05/04/2015 - The FBI says agents are searching a Phoenix apartment as part of the investigation into the deadly shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons.
Posted: 05/03/2015 - Police say six people have been shot after an argument that began between two groups inside a Houston nightclub continued outside as they were leaving.
Posted: 05/02/2015 - A family of three has died in a house fire in Houston.
Posted: 05/02/2015 - An outbreak of chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease, has been reported at a small West Texas high school.
Posted: 05/02/2015 - A Texas lawmaker could face a state House investigation after a colleague accused him of helping to pad witness lists for a bill he supported and had him removed from a committee meeting.
Posted: 05/02/2015 - The bodies of two men have been found inside a vehicle burning near a remote South Texas lake.