Texas

In this Friday photo, Dallas Police Department officers embrace as they visit a memorial in front of police headquarters, in Dallas. (G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Attacks on police: Inspired or directed by militant groups?

DALLAS — Police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota were…

 

Amy Hagstrom Miller, founder of Whole Woman's Health, a Texas women's health clinic that provides abortions, rejoices as she leaves the Supreme Court in Washington on Monday as the justices struck down the strict Texas anti-abortion restriction law known as HB2. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Abortion ruling may not open door for new Texas clinics

AUSTIN, Texas — Abortion providers celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court striking down…

 

Reagan Barklage of St. Louis, center, and other anti-abortion activists demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on Monday as the justices struck down the strict Texas anti-abortion restriction law known as HB2. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Texas illegally curbs abortion clinics, Supreme Court rules

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court issued its strongest defense of abortion rights…

 

3 dead, 3 injured, 6 missing after flood sweeps Army truck

HOUSTON — Three soldiers were killed and six were missing after an…

Sixth Street is impassible due to rising flood waters from the Brazos River on Sunday in Rosenberg, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Residents brace for more flooding as Texas river crests

FORT WORTH, Texas — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced…

Sixth Street is impassible due to rising flood waters from the Brazos River on Sunday in Rosenberg, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisoners are evacuated from the Terrell and Stringfellow Units on Sunday in Rosharon, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

HOUSTON — Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded…

Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisoners are evacuated from the Terrell and Stringfellow Units on Sunday in Rosharon, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton walks away after announcing Texas' lawsuit to challenge President Obama's transgender bathroom order during a news conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

11 states sue over Obama’s school transgender directive

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama…

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton walks away after announcing Texas' lawsuit to challenge President Obama's transgender bathroom order during a news conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Texas man wins Bay to Breakers Men’s Elite division

A Texas man won the Bay to Breakers race Sunday morning in…

McLennan County district attorney Able Reyna, left. and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms special agent Robert Elder, right, talk to reporters  reporters during a press conference, Wednesday in West, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald, via AP)

ATF: Intentional fire caused fatal blast at Texas plant

DALLAS — A fire that was intentionally set caused the 2013 explosion…

McLennan County district attorney Able Reyna, left. and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms special agent Robert Elder, right, talk to reporters  reporters during a press conference, Wednesday in West, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald, via AP)
In this undated photo released by Harris County Sheriff's Office, Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton is seen.  (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Man who walked into fire station quizzed on constable ambush

HOUSTON — Investigators questioned a man Thursday fitting the description of a…

In this undated photo released by Harris County Sheriff's Office, Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton is seen.  (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Ethan Couch is brought into court for a hearing at Tim Curry Justice Center in Fort Worth, Texas, on Wednesday. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)

Judge gives Texas ‘affluenza’ teen nearly 2 years in jail

FORT WORTH, Texas — A judge on Wednesday ordered a Texas teenager…

Ethan Couch is brought into court for a hearing at Tim Curry Justice Center in Fort Worth, Texas, on Wednesday. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he stands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie before a rally in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday. (LM Otero/AP)

Donald Trump lands Chris Christie as endorsement

FORT WORTH, Texas — Donald Trump scored a powerhouse endorsement Friday as…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he stands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie before a rally in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday. (LM Otero/AP)
Blood samples from pregnant women are analyzed for the presence of the Zika virus, at Guatemalan Social Security maternity hospital in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Sexually-transmitted Zika case confirmed in Texas

DALLAS — A person in Texas has been infected with the Zika…

Blood samples from pregnant women are analyzed for the presence of the Zika virus, at Guatemalan Social Security maternity hospital in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
This undated conceptual design rendering provided by SpaceX shows a Hyperloop passenger transport capsule, at a station ready to take on passengers.  (SpaceX via AP, File)

MIT wins design competition for Elon Musk’s Hyperloop

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — MIT student engineers won a competition to transform…

This undated conceptual design rendering provided by SpaceX shows a Hyperloop passenger transport capsule, at a station ready to take on passengers.  (SpaceX via AP, File)
In this undated file frame from video provided by the Waller County Sheriff's Department, Sandra Bland stands before a desk at Waller County Jail in Hempstead, Texas.  (Waller County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)

Bland case highlights some lax Texas state police practices

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas grand jury that declined to indict anyone…

In this undated file frame from video provided by the Waller County Sheriff's Department, Sandra Bland stands before a desk at Waller County Jail in Hempstead, Texas.  (Waller County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, right, speak about the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S., during their joint news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Syrian refugees resettled in resistant Texas, Indiana

DALLAS — Syrian families have been settled in Texas and in Indiana,…

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, right, speak about the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S., during their joint news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Police: Person of interest in judge’s attack held in slaying

AUSTIN, Texas — A person of interest in the wounding of a…

An SUV that flipped several times remains on the scene following a fatal crash and police chase Thursday in Edna, Texas.  (Edna Police Department via AP)

6 killed in Texas while being transported by smuggling ring

EDNA, Texas — Federal immigration officials say six people who were killed…

An SUV that flipped several times remains on the scene following a fatal crash and police chase Thursday in Edna, Texas.  (Edna Police Department via AP)
This photo provided by the Irving Police Department shows the homemade clock that Ahmed Mohamed brought to school  Wednesday. (Irving Police via AP)

Outcry after Muslim teen is detained over homemade clock

DALLAS — A 14-year-old Muslim boy became a sensation on social media…

This photo provided by the Irving Police Department shows the homemade clock that Ahmed Mohamed brought to school  Wednesday. (Irving Police via AP)
Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, with Chief Deputy Manuel Longoria, speaks during a news conference at the Bexar County Sheriff's office Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knife

DALLAS — A second video that captured Texas deputies fatally shooting a…

Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, with Chief Deputy Manuel Longoria, speaks during a news conference at the Bexar County Sheriff's office Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)