NBC 5's partners at The Dallas Morning News have named Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Texan of the Year for 2017.
Andrew White, the son of former Texas governor Mark White, will announce his bid for governor Thursday.
Representative Helen Giddings details why alcohol free zones mean so much to her.
The future direction of the Texas House of Representatives is in question just two days after Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) suddenly announced he's done after his current term.
Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect.
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus is calling for the removal of a Confederate plaque on display at the Texas Capitol, according to a post on the lawmaker's Facebook page.
A new state law is in effect aimed at stopping people from littering and the solution may lie in putting offenders to work.
Sixty immigrants have been found in a load of ice-covered broccoli in a refrigerated trailer that was searched at a South Texas border checkpoint, federal officials said Monday.
Gov. Greg Abbott says the state of Texas is better off because of the special session that just concluded. Although just 10 of the 20 items he called a priority actually made it to his desk, Abbott...