The officer who shot 26-year-old Botham Jean said that she believed the victim's apartment was her own when she entered it. It's not clear whether investigators believe race was a factor in the shooting.
By Ryan Tarinelli, Associated Press
When Hurricane Harvey hit with a fury not seen along the Gulf Coast in more than a decade, flooded roads stranded tens of thousands of people, including Wayne and Casey Dailey and their two sons. Their tragic ordeal is detailed…
A Texas jury this week convicted former officer Roy Oliver for murdering 15-year-old Jordan Edwards and sentenced him to 15 years in prison. That outcome was very different from most high-profile police shootings; it's extremely rare for on-duty officers to…
In our news wrap Wednesday, White House counsel Don McGahn is stepping down this fall after an expected Senate vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The president dismissed talk that he might have a problem with what McGahn…
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is making improvements that address worries about African-Americans being subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions while flying.
Marq Vincent Perez was found guilty of all counts in the Jan. 28, 2017, blaze at an Islamic center in Victoria, Texas. Perez faces up to 20 years in federal prison for destroying a religious place of worship.
By David Bauder, Associated Press
NEW YORK — The children at the center of the national debate over President Donald Trump's immigration policy have been heard about but rarely seen.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is upholding Texas' use of electoral districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
First lady Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday to get a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.
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