Texas

Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain is facing a potential FBI investigation over a menacing message he sent to the Democratic presidential candidate.
Chief executives of nearly 150 companies are calling on the U.S. Senate to pass gun-control legislation to combat mass shootings.
It's illegal in Texas to use public funds to pay abortion providers, so Austin is funding easier access to abortion care instead.
The 27-year-old man allegedly told police that he wanted to "kill many people."
Mark Anthony Soliz, 37, was executed in Huntsville for fatally shooting 61-year-old Nancy Weatherly during an eight-day spate of thefts and killings in June 2010.
Lawyers for Mason, who was sentenced to five years in prison, say her provisional vote in 2016 wasn't an illegal vote because it didn't actually count.
The 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful is throwing her support behind Jessica Cisneros, a Texas attorney seeking to unseat Rep. Henry Cuellar in 2020.
Crystal Mason is fighting a five-year prison sentence for trying to vote in the 2016 presidential election.
The Texas judge presiding over Randy Halprin's case was a “racist and anti-Semitic bigot," the inmate's lawyers contend.
Gov. Greg Abbott, an avid gun-rights supporter, avoided taking any action around gun purchases.
It remains unclear how the suspect, who killed seven people and injured 23 others, obtained the AR-style rifle used in the rampage.
Presumably, Gov. Greg Abbott knows that most private gun sales in Texas don't require background checks.
“We’re going to slip away for just for a minute," an anchor said. "We don't know what's going on."
Several new laws going into effect on Sunday will make it easier to carry firearms in public places, like schools and churches.
“I’m still a little shook up," said the witness who took the video. "I’m just trying to wrap my mind around this because I never thought I would witness this."
The pitcher's family said they were "shocked" after a coroner's report showed he had a mix of alcohol, fentanyl and oxycodone in his system when he died.
A fundraising letter sent from Republican Greg Abbott's office spoke of the need to “defend” the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.
The governor had argued that undocumented immigrant children should not be given a public education, as is guaranteed by the Supreme Court.
The president’s motivation to pass stricter rules in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, faded after a conversation with NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre.