Tropical Storm Humberto close to forming off Florida, but path shifts to the east

By Joe Mario Pedersen and Richard Tribou Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical disturbance could form into Tropical Storm Humberto and threaten Florida’s east coast,...

Grand jury indicts man on capital murder for El Paso attack

EL PASO (AP) — A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for...

10 Democrats vying for the White House take the stage in Texas

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune The presidential debate stage on Thursday and the surrounding city of Houston will have at least one thing in common:...

Texas mass violence committee members receive death threats

By CLARICE SILBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Top leaders of a new Texas House committee that is addressing issues related to gun violence...

Official: Texas violated settlement over hot prisons

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The head of Texas' prison system acknowledged during a court hearing Tuesday that state officials violated...

Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of asylum limits

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central...

Texas executes man who killed woman during spate of crimes

By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting a...

US to commemorate 9/11 as its aftermath extends and evolves

By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to...

San Antonio sued for excluding Chick-Fil-A from airport

By Acacia Coronado, Texas Tribune In a lawsuit citing a controversial new state law, five area residents are suing the city of San Antonio over...

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and NRA feud over gun background checks

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune Two usual political allies — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and the National Rifle Association — traded rhetorical blows Friday after...