A worst-case scenario hurricane could threaten large swaths of southern Texas. Flood experts from the Netherlands are attempting to mitigate the damage.
The case of Francisco Erwin Galicia is one of many instances of a U.S. citizen being targeted for deportation.
It's a wishlist of projects with an overarching goal of mitigating flooding across the most disaster-prone state in the nation.
The state is looking to expand its school marshal program, which allows teachers to carry firearms in case of an active shooter, causing some students to worry about their safety.
Details were still emerging on Thursday, but one aspect of the arrest stood out to advocates: the fact that, by all indications, the raid did not need to happen.
Frequent chemical fires in the Houston area signal larger deficiencies in oversight of the chemical industry at both the state and federal levels.
Advocates have raised concerns that this approach can stigmatize people with mental illness as if they're inherently violent.
Public officials and Texas' environmental regulator maintain that the chemicals released in the fire did not pose a health risk.
Researchers warn that all of the underground salamanders living in an aquifer system near Austin could disappear in the next century.
Despite signals that lawmakers wanted to focus on bipartisan issues after a contentious mid-term election, three divisive abortion bills have been proposed.
ICE reports there are 17 infants under one year old in a Texas facility—concerning pediatricians and immigration advocates.
The Lone Star state has still not come up with a single method of determining which prisoners should be exempt from the death penalty, despite a Supreme Court mandate.
Due to Trump administration policies, upwards of 6,000 children were held at the Texas facility over its lifetime. It was the largest migrant child shelter in the country.
Border agents are working overtime without pay and TSA agents are refusing to work without receiving a paycheck.
The research on the consequences of Planned Parenthood losing public funding offers a sense of what may happen.
An EPA rollback of Obama-era water protections could be particularly harmful to places like Harris County, which is still recovering from Hurricane Harvey.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice currently has an ombudsman within the agency, but two state politicians argue that making the position independent will lead to more objectivity.
There are increasing reports of voter harassment in Dallas County as the hotly contested Senate race between Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke hurtles toward its culmination.
The Texas secretary of state's office has asked the state's attorney general to investigate a democratic mailer that had a checkbox indicating citizenship pre-checked.
Travis County received around 35,000 written registrations on the final day to submit them, meaning that they now need to be sorted by hand before early voting begins next week.
America's courts still don't have clear protections for defendants with severe mental illness.
After securing over $500 million in March to build a border barrier, the Department of Homeland Security has begun laying the foundation for the first miles of Donald Trump's long-promised wall. The blueprint bisects federally protected public lands and dismembers private property that's been passed down for generations.
Texas offers Americans a glimpse into what the future may look like if the Trump administration passes new reproductive rules.