A Texas man has been accused of beating his 1-year-old daughter and yanking out one of her teeth over potty training failures.
Line-items vetoes made by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott are being questioned by state budget officials, who said Tuesday that the new Republican governor appeared to cut spending in ways that are beyond his constitutional power.
State officials will vote later this week on approving $1 billion in loans and financial help to fund future water projects across Texas.
Police are investigating whether an 18-year-old Texas pet shop worker who was believed to have been bitten by a cobra took his own life.
Austin police say a cobra believed have bitten and killed an 18-year-old Central Texas man who was transporting the snake in his car has been found dead.
Dozens of speakers at a University of Texas forum appealed Tuesday for the removal from the Austin campus of statues honoring Confederate Civil War heroes.
The company on Tuesday announced a Lexus SUV has hit the road in Austin, with safety drivers on board.
A corrections officer assigned to watch the inmate at the hospital stepped out of the room briefly, and the inmate took off.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is urging county clerks to not immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is legal.
The right-leaning Texas Legislature is struggling to deliver on promises, saying they’re being torn in multiple directions while trying to represent a Tea Party-fueled base. From libertarians to “rock-ribbed Republicans,” there is a fracture over countless agendas.
Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed a myriad of bills Saturday; 42 in all. Among them, softer penalties for prostitution, and a bill that would give state employees more flexibility to work from home. It’s the most bills vetoed since former Gov. Rick Perry rejected 56 bills in 2007.
The University of Texas will start selling beer and wine to fans at home football games beginning this fall.