Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was charged with evading rules that require banks to report cash transactions of more than $10,000 and lying to the FBI about his withdrawals, federal officials said.
On Friday, the House passed a $600 billion dollar defense budget plan restoring funds for defense programs and weapons the President wants eliminated.
A fire broke out in Clay County, damaging a home across the street from Petrolia Elementary.
A bill introduced by 13th District Congressman Mac Thornberry passed through the house on Thursday.
Key early education legislation backed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott got off to a rocky start as conservative lawmakers tried to derail it on the floor of the Texas House Wednesday. Watch our livestream of the House floor debate on pre-K legislation here.
Senate Finance Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, said she expected the Senate version of the budget to be debated by the full Senate next week, “probably Tuesday.”
A handful of Democrats on Tuesday asked the House Business and Industry Committee to support a package of bills that would increase the minimum wage in Texas.
After an overnight debate that veered from polite disagreements to an angry outburst, the Texas House tentatively passed a $210 billion two-year budget early Wednesday morning with a 141 to 5 vote.
A little-noticed bill filed on deadline by the chairman of the House's tax-writing committee could hold the session's biggest tax cut, but only if the House and Senate decide to cut taxes on sales instead of property.
Fire crews are investigating a house explosion north of Duncan, Oklahoma.
The Texas House passed its first bill of the legislative session this week, easily approving a measure to curb human trafficking that's part of a broader border security package.
A budget battle looms as House Republican lawmakers unveil their 2016 proposal.
If you're one of the more than 5 million homeowners who hope to sell their home this year, don't make the mistake of selling yours as is.
A woman and her grandson made it out safely after their house exploded Monday evening in the Pleasant Grove area of southeast Dallas, authorities said.
After a dramatic and chaotic day of votes, Congress late Friday approved a stopgap bill to keep money flowing to the Homeland Security Department past a midnight deadline and avert a partial agency shutdown -- though Congress is no closer to a long-term deal.
A wounded warrior and Purple Heart recipient received a mortgage free home on Tuesday thanks to Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation.
Oxford House has two recovery homes in Wichita Falls and is planning on opening up a new women's home, but they need donations.
The state fire marshal's office is investigating an explosion that flattened a Vernon couple's home Monday.
Wichita Falls police said a man caused major damage after he slammed into two parked cars early Thursday morning.
The House late Friday revived and approved a Republican-authored border crisis bill after GOP leaders hurriedly resolved an internal battle that scuttled the vote a day earlier – but with the Senate on recess and the House soon to follow, there’s little chance of any bill reaching President Obama’s desk until the fall.