Deputy Fatally Shot At His Home Was Facing ForeclosureTravis County Sgt. Craig Hutchinson told dispatchers there were prowlers in his yard before he was found mortally wounded July 25, authorities said.
Texan Allegedly Beat Toddler, Pulled Tooth Over Potty IssuesA Texas man has been accused of beating his 1-year-old daughter and yanking out one of her teeth over potty training failures.
DSHS Investigating Increase In Texas Cyclospora CasesThe Texas Department of State Health Services is investigating Cyclospora infections in Texas after 52 new cases were reported last week.
Complaint Filed Against Texas Judge Who Allowed Gay WeddingA first-year state lawmaker's complaint has prompted the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct to investigate a judge who ordered the issuance of a marriage license to a same-sex couple.
Texas Supreme Court Blocks Future Gay Marriages After Lesbians WedThe Texas Supreme Court has issued an emergency order blocking gay couples from obtaining marriage licenses after a lesbian couple wed in Austin.
Gay Couple Marries In TX After License Issued Despite BanTwo Austin women were married this morning after a Travis County judge ordered the county clerk to issue a marriage license.
Defiant Gov. Perry In Court: "I Stand Behind That Veto"Governor Rick Perry didn't say anything during his first court appearance as a criminal defendant.
State Welfare Workers Fired After Child's DeathThree child welfare employees have been fired and additional investigators have been assigned to Travis County after a 2-year-old boy whose questionable care long had been known to authorities was found dead last month in a southeast Austin field
Texas Gov. Perry Turns Himself InGovernor Rick Perry was booked-in and fingerprinted just like every other defendant charged with a felony.
No Arrest Warrant Being Issued For Gov. Perry A judge has decided not to issue an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, meaning the Republican can continue traveling the country and gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power.
First Case Of West Nile Reported In TexasTexas has it's first case of West Nile this season.
Texas Reports First West Nile Case This SeasonAuthorities at the Texas Department of State Health Services have confirmed the state's first human case of a West Nile-related illness.