Oklahoma water park turns away 8-year-old amputee, claiming her prosthetic leg could scratch their slides.
New Mexico police say fireworks tossed from SUV set sleeping homeless man on fire, resulting in serious burns.
The first major wave of presidential campaign finance disclosures is offering the fullest picture yet of what role Texas is playing in the 2016 money race. And some of the takeaways may surprise you.
Newly filed federal campaign finance reports telegraph which federal House members are worried about re-election, which are eager to ingratiate themselves to colleagues in Washington and who might be in legal trouble.
Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán's brazen escape last week from a maximum-security Mexican prison prompted anger from U.S. officials. Advocates who want to see changes to drug laws argue now is the time to reassess current policies.
Gun rights advocates scored major wins this year in the Texas Legislature, and some aren't stopping there. State Rep. Drew Springer, R-Muenster, wants to allow staff and visitors to bring firearms into hospitals for self-defense.
Almost a month after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton quietly conceded a case against the federal government over medical leave benefits for certain same-sex couples.
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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is making his first campaign trip to Texas as an official candidate for the White House.
Former Gov. Rick Perry has now spent more than $2 million in state campaign cash fighting the abuse-of-power indictment against him.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday disclosed his campaign's finances, confirming a massive $8.3 million haul over nine days.
Authorities in Austin are investigating a teenager's death after he was possibly bitten by his own pet venomous snake.
You may or may not be surprised to hear which pinata is currently flying off their store shelves.
A Texas firefighter saved the day stopping a would-be gas station robber. The take-down was caught on camera.
Confederate flag rally organized by "Black Rebel" Andrew Duncomb takes place as President Obama arrives in Oklahoma City.
Family and friends say they don't believe civil rights activist Sandy Bland committed suicide in a Texas jail cell following a traffic stop arrest.
Nearly $9 million in federal money is headed to seven nonprofit groups in Texas to help prevent teen pregnancies, but continued funding for the programs is in jeopardy.
The predictions included martial law, mass citizen roundups and widespread gun seizures. So what really happened as Jade Helm 15 started Wednesday in Bastrop County was pretty damn boring.
Ted Cruz's presidential campaign spent more than half of what it raised during the second fundraising quarter, according to federal campaign reports released Wednesday.
A rookie Texas Department of Criminal Justice guard was beaten to death Wednesday at a northeast Texas prison as he was escorting an inmate, one with an extensive history of attempted escapes and previous beatings of prison personnel, from a day room to a cell.
Former Gov. Rick Perry is detailing his presidential campaign finances for the first time since entering the 2016 contest.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz indicated Wednesday that he was prepared to filibuster one of Congress’ largest pieces of legislation if his colleagues attached a reauthorization for the Export-Import Bank to it.
Texas zoo uses unique frozen treats to help animals keep cool.
The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that more than 900 opioid overdose reversals were reported in 2014 due to the use of the drug naloxone.
Texas woman says rude mechanic altered her vehicle inspection sticker to read "UR GAY".
Video shows Texas police officer's violent confrontation with teen shoplifting suspect.
With gas prices tending to peak during summer and Americans collectively spending about $124 billion in wasted time and fuel due to traffic congestion, WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2015's Best & Worst Cities to Be a Driver.
The public school population in Texas has grown dramatically, and in a way some might find surprising: Most of the growth has come in the numbers of economically disadvantaged students.
After an anti-abortion group on Tuesday released an undercover video of a national executive at Planned Parenthood discussing how to abort a fetus to preserve its organs for medical research, Gov. Greg Abbott announced an investigation into the alleged practice.
For millions of Texans without high school diplomas, the test to earn a high school equivalency certificate has become harder and more expensive, the State Board of Education was told Tuesday.
Republicans across the board were extremely critical of the nuclear deal with Iran that President Obama announced Tuesday. It was hard to find stronger reactions than those coming from members of Texas' GOP congressional delegation.
Gov. Greg Abbott is in New York touting Texas and looking for jobs to poach. But he won't give details on who's paying for the trip, or similar jaunts planned to Mexico and Cuba later this year.
Texas convenience store clerk shoots and kills two armed robbers; two more remain on the run.
Grammatical errors on monument offends veteran
A little boy survived his own kidnapping after a woman saw his amber alert, and did the right thing.
Kia SUV owner in Houston claims sunroof exploded, damaging his eyesight.
The Texan who is the U.S. House's top Republican on homeland security issued a scathing indictment of Mexican officials on Tuesday for letting Joaquin Guzmán, the world’s most notorious drug lord, tunnel out of a maximum-security prison.
After a Church of Scientology-backed group helped organize a campaign against it, Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed legislation that would have given Texas doctors more power to detain mentally ill and potentially dangerous patients, according to records obtained by the Tribune.
Companies run by two billionaires are teaming up to build a 143-mile pipeline to carry natural gas through the Big Bend region and into Mexico. An unlikely coalition of environmentalists, landowners and others is fighting to thwart the project.
Gov. Greg Abbott's appeals to New Hampshire business are proving mutually beneficial for him and Granite State Republicans. As Abbott seeks the jobs-snatching mantle of his predecessor, New Hampshire's state GOP gets new ammunition against a Democratic governor.
The Rusk County Commissioners Court on Monday formally accepted the resignation of County Clerk Joyce Lewis-Kugle, apparently the first Texas elected official to quit office rather than abide by the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage.
Odessa Police arrested Mario Banuelos on Saturday at approximately 4:20 a.m. for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Assault by Strangulation, Unlawful Restraint, Resisting Arrest, and for two outstanding misdemeanor warrants.
There's a push to change the 'rebel' mascot at a high school just west of Dallas, Texas.
The family of a Texas woman accused of allowing three of her children to drown in a swimming pool are defending her. They say she was a good mother. But a witness alleges she was distracted by a cell phone when her kids went underwater.
California men discover storage unit they purchased at auction contained the makings of a meth lab.