Astronauts Train On Mock-Up NASA Capsule In Gulf Of MexicoNASA astronauts have been practicing in-the-water exit maneuvers from a mock-up Orion space capsule bobbing in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas.
Texas Cities Mark Juneteenth With Family EventsCommunities across Texas have celebrated Juneteenth with flags, food and historic remembrances of when Texas slaves, more than 150 years ago, learned that they were free.
Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords Commissioned In TexasThe Navy's newest combat ship was put into active service following a commissioning ceremony Saturday, named after former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords who was injured during a 2011 shooting.
1st Mexican-American To Rise To Catholic Bishop In US DiesArchbishop Patricio Fernandez Flores, former archbishop of the San Antonio Roman Catholic archdiocese and the first Mexican-American to rise to bishop in the U.S. Catholic church, has died at the age of 87.
DA: Durst A Danger To Witnesses Despite Being Frail, In JailDespite being held in custody, looking frail and getting rolled into court in a pink wheelchair, real estate heir Robert Durst is considered a danger to witnesses in the murder case against him.
Injured Passenger Airlifted From Texas Cruise Ship By Coast GuardThe U.S. Coast Guard says a 66-year-old woman was airlifted from a cruise ship after she fell down a flight of stairs shortly after the ship departed Galveston.
Obama Delivers Statement On Juneteenth ObservancePresident Obama delivered a statement Sunday to commemorate Juneteenth.
5-Year Old Bitten By Shark Near Galveston Authorities in Galveston, Texas, say a 5-year-old girl has been taken to a hospital after a shark bit her leg.
Galveston County Judge Declares Local Disaster Over OystersThe leader of one Texas county has declared a disaster in an effort to assist oyster farmers struggling following recent heavy rain and flooding.
Child Bitten By Shark In GalvestonThe Galveston County Health District reported on Twitter Tuesday night a 5-year-old girl was bitten on the leg by a shark.
Once-Fugitive Real Estate Heir Robert Durst To Be SentencedReal estate heir Robert Durst will soon learn whether a federal judge will accept a 7-year-and-one-month sentence on a weapons charge that's kept him in Louisiana pending a murder trial in California.
Damaged Cruise Ship To Turn Around, Sail Back To Home PortA Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday is turning around and sailing back to its home port.