The Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in January to start the year at 4 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported.
Ted Cruz slayed the Texas Republican establishment in 2012 with his Senate win, took Washington by storm as its leading conservative flamethrower and finished second only to Donald Trump for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
Two people have died in the wreckage of a small plane that crashed at Laredo International Airport in South Texas after the pilot reported smoke coming from an engine.
A former police chief in Central Texas has been arrested on allegations that he forced a woman to have sex with him by warning that he would have her jailed if she didn’t comply.
An Oklahoma lawmaker is suing a Texas political consultant over a tracking device that was placed on his truck.
Democrats are salivating at the prospect of flipping a wealthy Houston enclave that has been solidly Republican since sending George H.W. Bush to Congress in 1967. It’s the kind of race they’ll have to win for any hope of retaking the U.S. House in the November midterms.
A contractor is suing Austin after city officials accused the firm of building a more than $161 million downtown tunnel with structural problems that will reduce its ability to control flooding.
Houston-area officials want sediment removed from the San Jacinto River to protect communities near Lake Houston from a repeat of the flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey.
A 64-year-old suburban Houston woman is charged with felony criminal mischief after authorities say she damaged a neighbor’s home by filling locks with metal pins and then sealing the locks with super glue, spray painted windows and destroyed for-sale signs.
Sen. Ted Cruz smiled Wednesday when an interviewer noted the contradiction between Cruz deriding his election opponent for going by a nickname and Cruz himself using a nickname.