A 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.
The Texas Supreme Court has issued an emergency order blocking gay couples from obtaining marriage licenses after a lesbian couple wed in Austin.
Two Austin women were married this morning after a Travis County judge ordered the county clerk to issue a marriage license.
Governor Rick Perry didn’t say anything during his first court appearance as a criminal defendant.
Three 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
Governor Rick Perry was booked-in and fingerprinted just like every other defendant charged with a felony.
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.
Texas has it’s first case of West Nile this season.
Authorities at the Texas Department of State Health Services have confirmed the state’s first human case of a West Nile-related illness.
An investigation into nearly a dozen attempted burglaries in Central Texas has led to the arrest of three youths, including a 10-year-old suspect.
A man and a woman say they spent hours clinging to trees above a flooded, roaring creek in Central Texas after their SUV was washed away, and were finally rescued early Thursday by helicopter.
Emergency personnel rescued people on Thursday who were stranded by floodwaters in Central Texas. The flooding even forced evacuations in parts of some cities.