Texas

The GOP frontrunner promised that his hard-line immigration policies would make the Texas governor's job "much easier."
An Austin jury handed down the sentence Friday after finding Armstrong guilty of gunning down Wilson out of jealousy before fleeing to Costa Rica.
Jeremy Diaz was taken to a hospital in critical condition after his neighbor allegedly broke into his Texas home and attacked him.
Parents say they're still worried about the right-leaning school board and the influence of conservative politics and religion in local public schools.
A Texas man who claimed his death sentence was based on false expert testimony has been executed for killing a man during a robbery decades ago.
“We just had this giant cry sesh outside of the choir room,” Max Hightower said.
Two Democrats, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and state Sen. John Whitmire, will compete in a runoff race on Dec. 9.
Brad Benson, who's running for city council in Granbury, was arrested on two felony charges on Monday.
Brent Brewer is set to be executed this week because of a state law that prohibits jurors from being told that a single holdout could block the death penalty.
Ahead of his scheduled execution, Brent Brewer speaks about his remorse, personal growth and participation in a faith-based program on Texas death row.