After a months-long staring contest between the House and the Senate, the lower chamber gave a final blessing Thursday to House Bill 11, a sweeping border security bill. Budget... 7 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
Seven weeks ago, the contours of the biggest turf war of the legislative session came into focus. The Senate Finance Committee voted to send a $211.4 billion budget to the full... 7 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
A hotly contested rule governing telemedicine in Texas won't immediately take effect, a federal court ruled late Friday. A temporary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge... 2 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
For five months, you've watched lawmakers spar, shout and run out the clock. But how well do you really know the members of the Texas House? Which lawmaker doubles as a DJ? Who... 7 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
The rain storms that slammed the Houston area have prompted officials to move the iconic Free Press Summer Fest from Eleanor Tinsley Park. 8 hours ago | Houston Chronicle
House and Senate negotiators are sending a version of "campus carry" back to their chambers that gives universities more say over where and how concealed handguns are permitted on... 1 hour ago | The Texas Tribune
TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most... 8 hours ago | Houston Chronicle
Texas politicians are on the verge of creating a new system for prosecuting a unique type of white collar crime — the type that involves them.  Looking past criticism from... 18 hours ago | The Texas Tribune
A man was shot in the head and killed outside of a convenience store Friday night.        6 hours ago | KHOU
Laura and Leighton McComb, as well as Ralph and Sue Carey, Randy Charba and his son Will, remain missing.        20 hours ago | KHOU