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Ex-student charged in Houston school shooting that injured 1

HOUSTON (AP) — A former student at a Houston public charter school has been charged after confessing to shooting and wounding the campus principal,...

Texas man who refused mask arrested for restaurant stabbing

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas have arrested a man who was accused of stabbing a restaurant manager with a pocketknife after...

Biden administration urges judge to block Texas abortion law

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday urged a federal judge to block the nation's most restrictive...

Houston school employee shot by former student, police say

HOUSTON (AP) — A former student of a Houston charter school shot and wounded a school employee on campus Friday morning before quickly surrendering...

Justice Department will argue against Texas’ abortion law Friday

By Reese Oxner, The Texas Tribune Texas’ near-total ban on abortions became law Sept. 1 and quickly became the target of several lawsuits aiming to...

New redistricting map increases GOP strength, decreases Black and Hispanic majority districts

By Cassandra Pollock and Carla Astudillo, The Texas Tribune Texas House members on Thursday released its first proposal for a new map redrawing the chamber's...

Flag-wearing man throws Molotov cocktail into Austin Dems HQ

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An arson investigation was underway after a man wearing an American flag bandanna threw a Molotov cocktail into the headquarters...

Secretary of State gives details on ‘audits’ of four Texas counties

By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune In the five days since the Texas secretary of state’s office announced it is auditing the 2020 general election...

Dallas apartment blast injures 6, including 4 firefighters

DALLAS (AP) — Six people were injured, including four firefighters, after an explosion Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in south Dallas, authorities said. Firefighters...

Texas inmate executed for fatally stabbing 2 brothers

By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally stabbing two Houston-area...