Texas

Thousands of cheering supporters greeted Trump in Dallas. But he shares the blame for the GOP's weakening hold on the country's largest red state.
Police fatally shot a lawful gun owner who'd done nothing wrong and was in her own home. Why hasn't the NRA come to her defense?
Atatiana Jefferson's 8-year-old nephew told investigators that Jefferson heard noises outside and pulled out a handgun before she was shot by Aaron Dean.
A white police officer fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson through a window of her home during a welfare check. Now, her family is seeking justice.
A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer fatally shot the 28-year-old Black woman in her own home while conducting a wellness check.
Lane Bridges' viral plea for his Texas youth squad to be "determinated" resulted in a big victory -- and a nod from Tom Brady.
Police have said the 21-year-old man confessed to the Aug. 3 Texas mass shooting and that he targeted Mexicans.
The incident at a San Antonio middle school highlights the state's youth gun violence issue, with Texas leading the U.S. in unintentional shootings by children.
The former NFL quarterback got pumped up in a visit to the maximum-security Alfred D. Hughes prison in Texas.
Dallas police said a suspect yelled slurs at a 35-year-old Latinx transgender woman before shooting her multiple times in the chest and arm.
Sunrise Movement is betting on an upset, à la Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to swell the ranks of Green New Dealers in Congress. But this time, it’s in Texas.
“For the first time in some time, almost two decades, Republicans are going to be sweating Texas.”
Officials in Harris County said there had been a combination of at least 1,000 high-water rescues and evacuations to get people to shelter.
The worst of the flooding is east of Houston, an area ravaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Wyatt Walton led a team of men and dogs to remove the animal.
The state has been devastated by some of the country's deadliest mass shootings -- but it also ranks as the worst in accidental gun violence involving children.
"Everybody wants another Obama and he’s the closest thing we can get,” said one student at Texas Southern University, a historically Black college in Houston.
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.