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Missing Texas tiger transported to animal sanctuary

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By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A tiger that frightened residents after it was last seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood...

Houston-area sheriff is named to lead immigration agency

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By JUAN A. LOZANO and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated the sheriff of one of the nation's...

Police: 2 killed, 3 injured following shooting in Houston

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HOUSTON (AP) — Two people were killed and three others were injured following an early Monday morning shooting in Houston, according to police. Officers initially...

Houston’s expanded voting becomes target of GOP restrictions

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By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The nation's next big voting battle is underway in Texas, where Republicans are trying to...

Firefighters battle Houston-area chemical fire for hours

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CHANNELVIEW, Texas (AP) — Firefighters have extinguished a blaze at a suburban Houston chemical warehouse that emitted a dense column of black smoke visible...

Texas high-speed rail could be first in line for funding from Biden, Congress

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Gordon Dickson Fort Worth Star-Telegram FORT WORTH, Texas — The federal government is serious about spending money on high-speed rail, and Texas could be among...

Suit proceeds over ammo sold to accused Texas school shooter

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By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A Tennessee-based online retailer accused of illegally selling ammunition to a student who fatally shot 10...

J&J COVID-19 vaccine begins arriving in Texas on Tuesday

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first doses of the new Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Texas this week, state health officials said...

Biden surveys Texas weather damage, thanks emergency workers

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By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden heard firsthand from Texans clobbered by this month's brutal winter weather on Friday as...

Biden to visit storm-ravaged Texas Friday

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will visit Texas on Friday as the state begins its recovery from a devastating...