With New Law, Lyft, Uber Set To Return To Texas Capital CityRide-hailing giants Uber and Lyft, which left Texas's tech-savvy capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are set to return after state lawmakers intervened.
Gov. Abbott Signs Bill Providing Better Security For JudgesTexas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill into law Saturday that increases security for judges by expanding security reporting requirements and creating a judicial security division.
Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Near Collapse Over GOP StandoffHouse Speaker Joe Straus said Friday it was "absurd" how much time lawmakers have spent prioritizing efforts to pass a North Carolina-style law that would restrict bathroom rules for transgender people.
Governor Abbott Cracks Joke About Reporters At Gun RangeWhen he was given his target sheet, Abbott joked he would carry it with him in case he sees any reporters.
Texas Set To Pass New Abortion RestrictionsA sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes a provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
Texas OKs Requiring Schools To Teach Sex Abuse PreventionTexas children as young as 5 years old could soon be taught how to better ward off sex abuse.
Texas First Responders Could Soon Carry GunsProponents say the legislation protects first responders arriving to potentially dangerous scenes, and lets them get there faster since they won't have to worry about stashing their guns beforehand.
Former Texas Nurse Accused Of Killing Dozens Of Kids In '80sA Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the 1981 death of an infant, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time.
Outside Investigation Launched In Arrest Of Miss Black TexasAn East Texas city has asked a law firm to investigate the arrest of Miss Black Texas 2016 after she and officers gave differing accounts of an incident.
2 On Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders List CapturedInvestigators say two men on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offenders list have been captured.
Abbott Signs Law Making Texas Gun Fees Lowest In U.S.Gov. Greg Abbott visited a gun range on Friday to sign a law that reduces the fee for a license to carry a handgun in Texas to the lowest in the nation. Abbott then took target practice.
Arrest Made In Murder Of Woman Found Floating In Texas LakePlano Police have made an arrest connected to the disappearance of 36-year old Megan Getrum, and the suspect is also implicated in another strangulation death.