Confederate flags expected to fly in Fourth of July parades all across the state of Texas.
It's a day where Americans come together to celebrate freedom and independence. But this year, one Fourth of July tradition in parades across Texas, will take center-stage.
Effective Wednesday, same-sex spouses of Texas public employees are eligible for benefits.
Texas lawmaker David Simpson is calling for a special session to address marriage licensing in the state.
Two statues with ties to the Confederacy on the University of Texas Austin campus were tagged sometime between Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
The Texas Supreme Court has upheld the Austin divorce of a same-sex couple, rejecting challenges in a state where gay marriage remains outlawed.
Even though Texas hasn’t legalized the sale of recreational marijuana, area law enforcement agencies are noticing a trend of marijuana edibles similar to those sold in Colorado and other states.
Austin police are looking into an incident downtown after a video showed a mounted officer grabbing a man's cellphone as he filmed and then another officer spraying the man with what appeared to be pepper spray or mace.
A 24-year-old Austin man has been sentenced to 82 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges he sought to join the Islamic State group.
More than 60 people have been sickened in the Austin area by a synthetic drug commonly known as K2, according to a report in The Austin American-Statesman.
Texas state lawmakers have negotiated a final version of a bill allowing licensed open carry of handguns, priming it for a likely Friday vote to send it to Gov. Greg Abbott.
There will not be a texting and driving ban this legislative session. A bill that would have outlawed texting and driving statewide never made it for a vote in the Texas Senate. The bill passed in the House but did not have the votes in the Senate.
Wichita Falls towing company 'Big Daddy's' is on the way to the Houston and Austin area at the request of the disaster response team.
Jefferey Phillip Paige, 24, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being captured on May 9 in Austin.
Austin police have arrested a man following a severe case of alleged road rage. Kia Paya-Akhavan, a 34-year-old Austin man, is accused of attacking another man with a sword and a homemade flail.
The holder of a $2 million Texas Lottery Powerball ticket purchased in November at a Saint Jo convenience store, now has less than two weeks to claim the prize in Austin.
A flight nurse died after falling from a hoist on a medical helicopter as she rescued a woman who had fallen in an Austin hiking area Monday night.
Austin City Council members debated a plan Thursday to put restrictions on smoke from barbeque restaurants.
An Arlington man died after a tractor-trailer slammed into a Central Texas overpass late Thursday morning, causing a beam to come crashing down onto vehicles and halting traffic on Interstate 35.
The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols from March 7 – March 22, which coincides with one of the busiest Spring Break periods in Texas.