Texas Governor Abbott Has Been Filling Courts With GOP Judges Voters RejectedGovernor Greg Abbott has quietly been stocking Texas courts with Republican judges freshly rejected by voters.
Group Running Asylum Caravan Fears Spotlight Comes At A CostThe spotlight on a group of Central American asylum seekers has raised public awareness of the toll of violence in that country, but the group that organized the caravan fears it may also sharpen a crackdown by the U.S. government.
U.S. Says Border Crossing Didn't Have Room For Asylum SeekersAfter traveling through Mexico with great fanfare for a month, nearly 200 Central American migrants attempting to seek asylum in the United States were stopped in their tracks.
Migrant 'Caravan' Gathers On U.S.-Mexico BorderAbout 170 migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers have arrived in Tijuana, joining nearly 200 others on their final stop before entering the United States.
Central American Asylum Seeking Caravan Reaches U.S. BorderAbout 130 Central Americans, mostly women and children, have arrived at the U.S. border with Mexico in a "caravan" of asylum-seeking immigrants that has drawn the fury of President Donald Trump.
Trump Administration Pauses Legal Orientation For ImmigrantsImmigrant advocates are outraged by a U.S. government decision to put on hold a program that helps tens of thousands of immigrants navigate the country's complex immigration court system.
Prosecutor Dismisses More Cases Tied To Waco Twin Peaks Biker ShootingMcLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna made the announcement Wednesday, a day before scheduled hearings for 10 of the bikers.
New Texas Group Opposes Bipartisan Efforts To End Cash BailA new Texas nonprofit promoting crime victims' rights is opposing bipartisan efforts to end cash bail systems that have gained traction across the country.
Oklahoma Woman Guilty In Daughter's Crucifix DeathA jury in Oklahoma has convicted a woman of killing her 33-year-old daughter by forcing a crucifix and medallion down her throat because she believed the woman was possessed by the devil.
Latest Version Of Texas Voter ID Law At US Appeals Court Texas officials hoped to persuade federal appeals judges in New Orleans on Tuesday that the state's latest voter ID law should be allowed to take effect.
Judge Dismisses Suit Over Hack Of Hernandez Jailhouse CallsA lawsuit brought over hacked jailhouse phone calls of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been dismissed by a judge.
Judge Orders Texas Housing Agency To Repair Harvey Damage A judge has blocked Houston's public housing authority from evicting residents of a senior-living apartment complex that was damaged by heavy rains following Hurricane Harvey.
Irving Man On Death Row For Killing 2 Loses AppealThe state's' highest criminal court has rejected an appeal from a Dallas-area man sent to death row for fatally stabbing his girlfriend and her teenage daughter in 2011.
McKinney Man Sentenced To Life For Sexual Abuse Of A ChildA Collin County judge sentenced a Mexican national to life in prison without the possibility of parole for continuous sexual abuse of a child.
2 Texas Inmates Set To Die Lose Appeal At Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused appeals from two convicted killers facing execution in Texas this month.