The Texas Legislature has approved a bill allowing drivers to offer donations to help the state clear its backlog of untested rape kits, sending it to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Gov. Greg Abbott has visited a gun range to sign a law reducing Texas' fees for licenses to carry handguns to the lowest in the nation.
A push for a "bathroom bill" in Texas is coming down to the wire even as proposed restroom restrictions for transgender people have largely faltered in legislatures across the U.S.
Prosecutors say a Central Texas man must serve life in prison for killing his girlfriend and another woman in separate attacks in which one victim was decapitated using a machete.
A Texas appeals court panel has upheld a lower court's order that the state's prison agency must identify its execution drug supplier.
Cyclist Lance Armstrong has announced his engagement to longtime partner Anna Hansen.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a crackdown on inappropriate relationships between teachers and students.
Texas lawmakers say they've finalized a $217 billion state budget deal with only a few days left to deliver the spending bill to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
The Texas Legislature has approved expanded state penal codes prohibiting bestiality, sending them to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says his late father taught him how to be a cowboy but "his real impact on my life was mentoring me in the art of politics."