A look at top cases for the Supreme Court’s new term

The biggest cases before the Supreme Court are often the last ones to be decided, and the focus on the court will be especially...

Arrest warrant issued in ice cream-licking incident in Texas

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 24-year-old man who authorities say posted social media video of himself licking ice cream from a carton in Texas and returning it to a supermarket freezer. The warrant charges D'Adrien Anderson of criminal mischief, a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine. The incident happened Monday night at a Walmart in Port Arthur.

Abbott remains quiet on whether the state will opt out of refugee program

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune A large majority of the country’s governors have told the Trump administration that their states will continue accepting refugees, but...

Galveston repeals gun regulations to avoid city lawsuit

GALVESTON (AP) — The Galveston City Council voted to scrap an ordinance that prevented gun shops and shooting ranges from being located near schools...

O’Rourke campaigns with his wife amid struggles with women

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Beto O'Rourke stumbled with women from the start, featuring his wife sitting...

Tropical Storm Barry closes in with what could be epic rain

By KEVIN McGILL and JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed...

Authorities announce Houston officer case review, FBI probe

By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors will review more than 1,400 criminal cases that involved a Houston officer who the police chief...

Texas lawmakers mull tax breaks for disaster-struck property

HOUSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a bill that could grant Texas homeowners a tax break when their property has been damaged by disasters...

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central...

Countywide election centers could help voters

By Alexa Ura, Texas Tribune Thousands of Texans’ votes were thrown out during the last presidential and midterm elections after they showed up to vote...