Alamo Plaza Renovation Plan Draws Protesters
Plans to move a 60-foot monument that's been in the plaza outside the Alamo for 80 years have run into opposition.
Texas Woman Sentenced to Life in Death of Newborn Daughter
A Texas woman will serve a life sentence after she was convicted by a jury of capital murder in the death of her newborn daughter.
Supreme Court Upholds PA Man’s Conviction over Facebook Post
The Court is leaving in place the conviction of a man who posted violent rap lyrics on Facebook aimed at his wife, an elementary school, and law enforcement.
Claims for US Jobless Aid Rise by 12,000 to 272,000
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week as Florida continued to absorb the economic impact of Hurricane Irma.
Austin Pilot Sentenced to 3 Years for Drug Smuggling Flight
A pilot whose suspicious flight pattern alerted officials to shady activity had over 200 pounds of marijuana aboard his single-engine plane.
Republicans Revise Health Bill to Woo Holdouts
A revised version of their legislation dismantling the Obama health care law is aimed at winning over GOP senators whose opposition could well sink the bill.
Hurricane Harvey Recovery Czar John Sharp Faces Limits to ‘Future-Proofing’ Texas
The man tasked with overseeing Texas' Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts sees his job as "future-proofing" before the next disaster.
Texas Issues First Medical Marijuana License
Texas has issued its first medical marijuana license, and two more companies are expected to be awarded licenses soon.
About 560,000 Families Register for Housing Help
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has about 560,000 families registered for its housing assistance program.
Houston-Area Residents Allowed to Go Home Near Chemical Plant
Authorities said Monday it is now safe for residents of Crosby, Texas, to re-enter the 1.5-mile evacuation zone around the Arkema plant.