U.S. Supreme Court
A convicted killer facing execution next month for a Dallas-area slaying 11 years ago has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they have arrested.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is asking a federal court in San Antonio to require the state to get federal approval or “pre-clearance” before it makes any changes to its voting laws.
A Democratic congressman has joined seven others in filing a federal lawsuit to keep Texas from enforcing its voter ID law. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey of Fort Worth filed the papers Wednesday.
Billie Sol Estes was a larger-than-life Texan who became one of the most notorious men in America in 1962 when he was accused of looting a federal crop subsidy program. His funeral was Saturday.
A North Texas man who was hiding under a truck trailer when he was arrested for a fatal carjacking 12 years ago is facing execution this week in Huntsville.
Customer-service agents at American Airlines are narrowly rejecting a union’s bid to represent them in collective bargaining with the company.
The future of Texas’ voting districts is again in question after a federal court Tuesday found evidence of discrimination in new district maps approved by the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature last year.
The state of Texas has executed a convicted killer whose lawyers say shouldn’t have been eligible for the death penalty because of his low IQ.
The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away a request from the city of Arlington over the issue of sidewalks and the disabled.
Minority groups that claim Texas’ new political maps are unfair have asked a three-judge panel to take their time drafting new maps.
The Supreme Court has thrown out electoral maps drawn by federal judges in Texas that favored minorities.