AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers on the floor below to scuffle — and even threaten gun violence — as tense divides over hardline immigration policies boiled over.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a protest at the Texas state Capitol over a new law that compels local police to enforce federal immigration law (all times local):
DALLAS (AP) — If you're planning a big vacation trip this summer, move over. You're going to have lots of company.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Legislature has approved giving the state's often-combative Board of Education broader veto power over textbooks used across the state.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The GOP-controlled Texas Legislature has approved a weakened voter ID law and sent it to Gov. Greg Abbott after a judge twice ruled that the original version deliberately tried to suppress minority voters.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' legislative session is winding down with a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people all but dead and negotiations to salvage it at a standstill.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A witness to a deadly head-on train collision 11 months ago in the Texas Panhandle told federal investigators the ensuing blast looked "like the Hindenburg" airship famous in film and photos when it blew up in 1937.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will keep spending $800 million on border security while putting little new money into public schools, maintaining therapy cuts for disabled children and easing handgun license fees as the Republican-led Legislature approved a new state budget Saturday.
DALLAS (AP) — Failed land-development deals in Idaho and Colorado have cost the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System approximately $100 million, officials for the system say.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft, which left Texas's tech-savvy capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are set to return after state lawmakers intervened.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In a story May 25 about the murder indictment against Genene Jones, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the infant for whose death Jones was previously convicted of murder. She was Chelsea McClellan, not McClelland.
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time.
WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — Two toddlers were found dead in a hot car in a rural North Texas neighborhood.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Republican House speaker said Friday night he's refusing state Senate demands to expand and strengthen a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, jeopardizing one of the most hotly debated pieces of legislation in the country's second-largest state.
HOUSTON (AP) — The family of an Arkansas man has filed a federal lawsuit in Texas accusing a for-profit jail and at least 12 guards and nurses of denying him adequate medical care as his health worsened and leaving him to die in his cell.