Plus: State lawmakers hold an anti-Islam summit at the Capitol, charges are dropped against a woman involved in a controversial Fort Worth arrest, and a San Antonio cop gets fired again for another poop-related incident.
Plus: Greg Abbott threatens to oust sheriffs who defy him with sanctuary policies, the AARP rips the quality of nursing homes in Texas, and a teacher’s aide in Mesquite fakes having cancer.
Plus: A new report quantifies human trafficking in Texas, bed bugs bite a Texas county courthouse, and a Texas judge doubles down after calling Women’s Marchers fat.
Plus: Greg Abbott talks tough on the Travis County sheriff’s sanctuary policy, Marco Rubio falls in line for Rex Tillerson, and good news for George and Barbara Bush.
Plus: The Department of Justice asks for a delay in Texas’s voter ID case, Rex Tillerson likely passes his toughest confirmation test, and the Bushes remain hospitalized but are doing better.
Plus: Planned Parenthood gets to temporarily stay in Texas Medicaid, Rick Perry’s confirmation goes smoothly, and a state lawmaker sends a troubling letter to Texas’s Muslims.
Plus: Rick Perry’s confirmation hearing day arrives, two Texas baseball legends get in the Hall of Fame, and Corpus Christi’s mayor suddenly calls it quits.
Plus: Asylum seekers are being turned back at the border, Planned Parenthood makes its case to stay in Texas Medicaid, and George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized since Saturday.
Plus: Houston’s subsidized housing program gets slammed by the feds, state lawmakers mull an under-21 smoking ban, and Texas’s NFL teams go down swinging.
Plus: Texas carries out the country’s first execution of the year, Rick Perry makes moves to rid his conflicts of interest, and the 'Mad Men' archive heads to the University of Texas at Austin.
Plus: Austin police investigate a disturbing in-custody death, a bald eagle dies after being shot near Houston, and Texas teams are shut out of college football’s final poll for the first time in a while.
Plus: New revelations about Exxon’s international business could spell more trouble for Rex Tillerson, a Fort Worth cop gets disciplined for a controversial arrest, and a Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy is accused of bestiality.
Plus: Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz host Taiwan’s president in Houston, a man shoots himself while in police custody in downtown Austin, and the Texans come out victorious in one of the worst playoff match-ups ever.
Plus: A judge delays his decision in the fetal burial rule case, a high school gets tagged with racist graffiti, and the town formerly known as Bikinis goes up for sale.
Plus: Trump meets with a top executive from Lockheed Martin, Texas kicks off 2017 by filing yet another lawsuit against the feds, and a teenage girl slammed by a cop at a McKinney pool party sues for $5 million.
A State Representative gets struck by a stray celebratory bullet on New Year’s Eve, the Twin Peaks shootout bikers finally have a trial date, and Houston has a sewer overflow problem.
A questionable arrest is caught on video in Fort Worth, a Texas college dance squad gets slammed on the Internet for performing at Trump’s inauguration, and a wave of Houston cops file retirement papers.
Greg Abbott gets sued over a nativity scene, a Texan was injured during a terrorist attack in Berlin, and a Houston doctor’s in-flight experience prompts a policy change.
Plus: Greg Abbott's Twitter fingers take on an unfaithful elector, another Texan may be up for a spot in Donald Trump’s cabinet, and Longhorn fans drank a lot of alcohol during a disappointing season.
Plus: Texas gets some hurricane help, Brock Osweiler gets benched, and a report exposes a Texas non-profit led by the Trump family offering access in exchange for big money.
Plus: Corpus Christi’s tap water ban is finally lifted, the San Antonio Spurs honor a legend, and Texas freezes up.
Plus: Corpus Christi’s water crisis continues, inspiring stories highlight the high school football championships, and a Charlie Brown Christmas display lives to see another day.
Plus: The CDC issues a Zika warning in Brownsville, the father of the "affluenza teen" is convicted of pretending to be a cop, and a high school girls' basketball team won by 89 points.
Plus: Governor Greg Abbott cools on the prospect of a bathroom bill, the Dallas Cowboys' QB controversy is rearing its head again, and Baylor donors try to put a price tag on the school’s sexual assault scandal.
Rick Perry gets the nod to lead the U.S. Energy Department, the Dallas Police Department is hemorrhaging cops, and some jerk ruins Christmas for a bunch of Texas kids.
Plus: Rick Perry could soon join Tillerson in Trump’s cabinet, Texas tries to track concussions among young athletes, and Charlie Strong does UT a big favor by finding a new job.
Plus: Texas’s fetal burial rules could be heading toward a legal battle, a new database attempts to identify people who died trying to cross the border, and Texans need to chill about the ”cold” weather.
Plus: Texas might soon have a law binding electors to their state's vote, the Fort Worth orchestra ends its strike, and an Austin pizzeria somehow gets swept up in the fake news #pizzagate scandal.
Plus: Dallas has a new district attorney, a cross on display at a public park causes a constitutional controversy in West Texas, and rats take over Wichita Falls.
Plus: A sudden sinkhole leaves a sheriff’s deputy dead in San Antonio, a mumps outbreak hits Johnson County, and Texas has a new secretary of state.
Plus: Texas’s big cities have serious pension tension, county jail suicide numbers drop, and the college football coaching carousel goes round in Texas.
Plus: Funeral directors are worried about the state’s new fetal burial rules, hundreds of endangered salamanders go missing in San Marcos, and the most Instagrammed spot in Texas is actually kinda lame.
Plus: There’s a movement to make Texas college campuses immigrant sanctuaries, more problems at the Austin police DNA lab, and a former Baylor basketball star is cleared to play again after battling Marfan syndrome.
Plus: A border wall could be big trouble for Big Bend, a judge upholds Waller County's courthouse gun ban, and a controversial porn expo again sets its sights on Dallas.
The state prepares to slash funding for disabled kids, a Texas elector resigns rather than vote for Donald Trump, and college football’s top 25 is without a Texas team for the first time in nearly two decades.
Plus: The San Antonio Four are declared innocent, Ted Cruz had a lot to say over the weekend, and air conditioning may be messing with the Alamo.
Plus: Governor Abbott releases his tax returns, black bears could spell trouble for Big Bend, and a suspected cop killer in San Antonio got married right before his arrest.
Plus: Charlie Strong sees another day as the Texas Longhorns’ head coach, Texas police to start charging for the release of body camera footage, and a suspect is arrested in the fatal shooting of a San Antonio police officer.
Plus: A Texas judge is facing criticism for his comments about Donald Trump, White Lives Matter staged a protest during the unveiling of a monument honoring African-Americans in Austin, and Texas scraps a chance to get federal money for an anti-overdose drug.
Plus: An investigation finds the Railroad Commission dropped the ball on earthquake research, Austin’s police chief heads to Houston, and California may have learned a thing or two from Texas.
Plus: A controversial textbook fails its first test, West Texas could be in for an oil boom, and Mark Cuban’s Mavericks won’t be staying at any Trump Hotels.
Plus: Tony Romo steps aside, controversy continues over a Mexican-American history textbook, and protesters in Austin rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
A Dallas church’s LGBT inclusivity gets it kicked out of a state Baptist group, Snapchat glasses could be coming to Texas, and there’s a furry new addition to the George W. and Laura Bush family.
Plus: The Cowboys worry about a future quarterback controversy, South Texas gets an influx of border patrol agents, and a pair of Houston mothers make some strange parenting decisions.
Plus: Trump could stock his cabinet with Texans, an Austin police officer won’t face charges after violently arresting a school teacher, and the Railroad Commission gets to keep its misleading name.
Plus: Texas elects its first black female sheriff, the state’s immigrant and Hispanic communities react to the election results, and protesters take the streets in Texas.