While some people view the weeks to come as the holiday season, others think of them as the holiday travel season.
Vice President Mike Pence pressed the White House's case for a major tax code overhaul by the end of the year during a speech Wednesday to Republican governors in Austin.
HOUSTON — Voters in Houston have passed a $1 billion bond measure to help bolster the city’s cash-strapped police and municipal pensions.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Third-ranked Baylor, which has won the last seven Big 12 women’s basketball regular-season titles, has signed five highly touted recruits to national letters of intent.
HOUSTON (AP) — A college student has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 fatal stabbing of his mother who served on a Houston-area school board.
Only hours after First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs was ravaged by one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history on Sunday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Fox News that "arming some of the parishioners or the congregation" could help stop similar attacks from occurri…
For the second time in the last year, the State Board of Education rejected a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook, leaving teachers without any state-approved materials for Mexican-American studies courses.
In the days after a lone gunman at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs left at least 26 people dead, some members of the Texas Legislature are pushing for their fellow legislators and other top officials to examine whether the state's gun laws need to be changed.
Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Austin next week to address Republican governors' yearly meeting, according to the group.
AUSTIN — Texas voters have ratified all seven amendments proposed to the state Constitution.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Humble, announced Tuesday evening that he will retire from Congress.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, is retiring from Congress, two sources close to the congressman told The Texas Tribune on Thursday.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, already sitting on a massive war chest for his re-election campaign, is getting some fundraising help from Vice President Mike Pence.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday that it has completed a major step toward construction of the Trump administration’s planned wall on the southern border with Mexico.
There will be seven amendments to the Texas Constitution that residents statewide will be able to vote on in the Nov. 7 election. They are:
Killeen’s now-defunct red-light enforcement program may have violated state law when city officials did not conduct a sealed traffic engineering study prior to installing cameras at city intersections in 2008.
When it comes to an abundance of Puerto Rican culture in other parts of America, people may think of Florida and New York City as two places that stand out.
For the first time in Texas, public charter schools will receive state funding to pay for leasing and maintaining buildings and facilities — expanding their access to the state's limited money for public schools.
A district attorney has been probing whether Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton broke any laws by accepting a $100,000 gift from a CEO whose company was being investigated for alleged fraud, according to news reports.
All five living former U.S. presidents are coming to the Texas A&M University campus this month for a concert benefiting hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, the President George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced Wednesday.
A Texas native is running for the House of Representatives seat in District 25, with elections coming up in 2018.
A top state official is pushing back against the federal government's claim that Texas was among states whose election systems were targeted by Russian hackers ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
The widow of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, Taya Kyle posted a statement on her Facebook page about how she feels on the NFL kneeling protest. Chris Kyle was a United States Navy SEAL veteran and sniper. who served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of hero…
When Vietnam veterans say “welcome home” to one another, it’s an act of remembering — memories of loyalty, selflessness and the cold shoulder the American people gave them on their return from a war the nation did not understand.
Texas House District 54 Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, announced his intent to run for re-election for the state seat, according to a news release.
On the economic front, 2016 was a year of modest improvements for Texas residents. Incomes continued to creep up. Overall poverty slightly dipped. The share of poor children dropped in some areas of the state with the highest rates of child poverty.
A Central Texas civil lawyer who garnered national attention last weekend for a tweet advocating sexual violence against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has resigned.
A federal district judge on Wednesday ruled against the state of Texas and halted major provisions of a controversial state-based immigration enforcement law just days before it was scheduled to go into effect.
President Donald Trump is visiting Texas on Tuesday to see the recovery efforts underway in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
For many Texans ravaged by the rain and winds Hurricane Harvey carried ashore this past weekend, filing an insurance claim for the damage their property sustained is probably the farthest thing from their minds right now. But waiting to submit a claim past Friday could cost them big.
County political parties are split on a federal judge panel’s Thursday ruling to invalidate nine Texas House district boundaries — including those of District 54 Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, and District 55 Rep. Hugh Shine, R-Temple — due to alleged minority discrimination in the districts’…
Jerry Wald retired early after 21 years of state service and left behind the stresses of his supervisor role at the Department of Aging and Disability Services. But a decade after he stopped punching the clock, the 67-year-old has a different sort of anxiety: watching the buying power of his…
Editor's note: This list has been updated with information on several monuments, schools and roads provided by readers.
Killeen will welcome The Gun Range, a new indoor gun range set to open this spring.
Over 300 attendees are expected to attend the National Association for Advancement of Colored People’s 80th Texas State Conference held in Killeen Oct. 12-14.
The special session of the Texas Legislature ended one day early Tuesday night, and local legislators said they covered a lot of ground.
In the end, the controversial bathroom bill went quietly.
WOLFFORTH, Texas — As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and m…
The Texas Legislature closed out the special session Tuesday night amid a stalemate on property tax reform, leaving unfinished Gov. Greg Abbott's top priority.
In the two weeks since the start of the state Legislature’s special session, none of the education bills prioritized by Gov. Greg Abbott has been killed during discussions in Austin.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin constructing the first segment of President Trump’s border wall in November through a national wildlife refuge, using money it’s already received from Congress.
WALLER — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he backs President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military.
Law enforcement agencies in Bell County will not have to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars thanks to the Texas Department of Public Safety announcing Friday it will reverse its plan to begin charging for forensic analysis.
COPPELL — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and the rest of the country are up this week.
HOUSTON — Federal authorities say they’ve arrested a Houston woman who collected ransoms from people who believed their children were kidnapped and that the money had to be paid to get them released.
HOUSTON — The mother of a 14-year-old Houston boy who was fatally shot earlier this week during his birthday party has been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery in an unrelated case.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, nearly two years into his fight against state securities fraud charges, is continuing to get plenty of help from his friends to cover his soaring legal bills.
AUSTIN — Texas’ attorney general disclosed Wednesday that a Washington-based conservative group is helping pay his legal defense on criminal securities fraud charges but would not say who is behind the political organization, which has virtually no public profile.
AUSTIN (AP) — Police have given the all clear and allowed travelers to return to the baggage claim area of the airport in Austin after it was evacuated when a suspicious package was found.
Over the last six months, gas prices have dropped by just over 25 cents at the Harker Heights Sam's Club.
Zach Barth, aide to U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, said on morning TV shows Thursday that he was doing fine after being shot in the leg by a gunman who targeted Republican congressmen the day before.
Texarkana, Texas, police said Monday that a dog shown being abused in a video posted to social media has been taken to a veterinarian for treatment.
Texarkana, TX -- The Texas Rangers are investigating an in-custody death involving a prisoner at the Bi-State Jail Saturday morning. Juan Cordova-Sanchez, 26 of Nash, Texas, was taken to Wadley Hospital after reportedly losing consciousness while in the jail.