The parents of a 13-year-old Wichita Falls girl shot and killed while walking home from school in 2016 are urging lawmakers in Austin to pass Lauren's Law. They went before a Texas House Committee Monday afternoon
Suzy Alummuttil said she was startled and scared after finding a strange man in her home Dec. 10. The 83-year-old was lying a hospital bed in her living room. Next to her was her husband John, who had just returned home from hospice care.
A Texas police chief is defending himself against a state investigation by saying his department acted appropriately in charging a man suspected of smuggling 12 immigrants with a state felony instead of referring the case...
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett has unveiled 15 recommendations that would involve local, state and federal governments as part of a regional response to preventing future flooding like Southeast Texas experienced with...
Lubbock police say a 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged with felony possession of stolen property and at least three others are being sought after more than 60 vehicle burglaries have been reported in the West...
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has blocked a lower court's ruling that prevented special prosecutors in Attorney General Ken Paxton's felony securities fraud case from collecting a six-figure payment.
Travis County prosecutors say in a court filing that state Rep. Dawnna Dukes spent more than $51,000 on an online psychic, appeared for work at the Capitol impaired and hid a cellphone from investigators.
Federal officials say a man has been arrested on a charge of transporting people who are illegally in the U.S. after 23 people were found in the semitrailer he was driving on Interstate 10 near El Paso.
Key conservative priorities fizzled yet again as Texas lawmakers abruptly concluded their month-long special legislative session, despite Republicans controlling both chambers and every statewide office.
A judge has ordered Baylor University to turn over information -including interview recordings and documents - provided to a law firm hired amid a sexual assault scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist school.
The Texas Legislature has opened its special session with Republicans vowing to pass a transgender "bathroom bill" and other conservative priorities in record time and outnumbered Democrats trying to stall.