Key Issues Facing Texas Lawmakers In 2017Austin and Washington should be far more simpatico under President Trump than the White House's current occupant, but there's still room for potential policy clashes when the Texas Legislature heads back to work.
Guns At Zoos? Texas Says No While Struggling To Tame RulesMore than a year after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made firearms, including openly holstered weapons, legal in more places in the state, disputes remain over where guns are allowed — much to the frustration of advocates on both sides of the debate.
Parents Disarm Their Son Who Brought Guns To SchoolTwo fast-acting parents disarmed their 15-year-old son at a Utah junior high school Thursday after they noticed the teenager acting peculiarly.
Turning Ecstasy Into Potential Treatment For PTSD?If researchers have their way, the illegal, highly addictive party drug known as Ecstasy could become a treatment option for PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder.
Judge Keeps Guns Out Of Waller County CourthouseA judge's ruling that upholds Waller County's ban on guns in its courthouse keeps the southeast Texas county at odds with the state attorney general.
Bill Would Expand, Limit Open Carry In TexasThe owner of Targetmaster Indoor Shooting Center in Garland is against a new bill that would make licensing to carry a handgun, required education classes and fees -- optional.
UN Committee Strongly Condemns Syrian Attacks In AleppoA U.N. committee has approved a resolution strongly condemning the recent escalation of attacks in Aleppo and continuing violence by the Syrian government against its own people.
Bill Proposed Allowing Dallas To Opt Out Of Open CarryA North Texas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow Dallas to opt-out of open carry.
Security Guard Wounded In ISIS Attack: "FBI Responsible"The security guard who survived last year's ISIS terrorist attack on the Culwell Center in Garland said not only are the terrorists responsible but so is the FBI for his injuries and the attack itself.
Halloween Party Turns Bloody; Teacher Accused Of Killing Neighbors An arrest warrant for a Cedar Hill science teacher accused of killing two neighbors after a Halloween gathering details the moments leading up to and after the murders.
An Accidental Shooting Kills A Child Every Other DayTexas mom Crystal Mees noticed a lump on her son's head and panicked when she saw the pistol she kept under her bed lying next to him. He had shot himself above the right eye.
Texas College Students Rally Against Gun Law With Sex ToysHundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.