Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has suspended state law and called a special election in June to fill the seat vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who recently resigned following sexual harassment allegations.
By Associated Press
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday called for doubling the state's unarmed guard forces, which were stretched thin by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
A 19-year-old Texas Tech University student shot and killed a campus police officer after he was taken into custody following a "student welfare check" during which campus officials found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
By Joshua Barajas
“We are striving for a new normal here,” Brock Long said at a news conference with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
By Erica R. Hendry
By Larisa Epatko
Updated: As the remnants of Harvey headed north and floodwaters in Houston began to recede, attention turned toward assessing the damages and the lengthy rebuilding process for one of the costliest disasters in U.S. history.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott loaded heavy praise Sunday on President Donald Trump and the federal government for its response to Hurricane Harvey, describing an “A-plus” effort with the storm only just beginning to take its catastrophic toll.
By Dan Cooney
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to hold a news conference Friday afternoon on Hurricane Harvey. You can watch it here.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
After high-profile candidates lost decisively in the last two elections, the Texas Democratic Party now finds itself in unprecedented territory for the 2018 ballot: with no major candidate to run.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump released a slate of 10 conservative judicial nominees as he begins to fill more than 120 federal court vacancies. Also, Pentagon officials have confirmed that a military raid last month killed the leader…
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