The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature now need a final week push to become law.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a prohibition on cities and towns imposing local ordinances preventing fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities.
Texas is closer to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.
Alleged threats against execution drug suppliers have Texas lawmakers trying to conceal the identity of those manufacturers from both the public and death row inmates.
For the second time in a few weeks Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk has shaken-up her office.
A 34-year-old Omaha, Nebraska, man was sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a “swatting” ring that made fake 911 calls to draw special weapons and tactics officers to hoax situations.
U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor has tossed the lawsuit by Open Carry Tarrant County against the city of Arlington.
A South Texas lawmaker proposes protecting from school punishment students through fifth grade who use their hands, toys, even food items to mimic guns.
Supreme Court puts on hold Texas law that would close most of state’s abortion facilities.
A federal appeals court dealt Texas abortion providers another blow Thursday when it refused to reconsider its previous ruling that upheld one part of tough restrictions that altogether have closed most abortion facilities.
Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting “a showdown” at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas’ abortion clinics.
A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second most-populous state.