In 1900, a huge hurricane tore through Galveston, Texas. It would come to be known as "The Great Storm."
If investigators are right, police officer VonTrey Clark paid to have a woman killed because she was pregnant with his child.
Prisoners who help other inmates with legal filings can actually have a major impact.
The weird order may have been illegal, but the couple took the deal anyway.
If the presidential race doesn't work out for him he could always launch a career as a YouTube star.
The imagined journey of Steven Ray Epperson, an inmate in Austin, Texas, who spent his days walking to cope with the boredom of incarceration.
Reformers argue that treating 17-year-olds differently from younger teens leads to higher sexual abuse and suicide rates, as well as costing the state money.
Also this week: A woman was arrested for leaving her children unattended while attending a job interview 30 feet away in the same room.
Wince-inducing dashcam footage of the 28-year-old activist's arrest was released Tuesday in an apparent act of transparency, but it won't end the controversy around her death.
The 28-year-old Black Lives Matter activist was reportedly about to start a new job when she got pulled over Friday near Houston.
Sulma Franco, a lesbian activist from Guatemala, has moved into a Texas church to hide from immigration agents, part of a growing sanctuary movement in the US.
BP is footing the largest settlement bill for an oil spill in American history.
The West Fund in El Paso, Texas helps women who cannot afford an abortion pay for one. That will become much more difficult when the closest clinic is 550 miles away.
After years of allegations of abuse and neglect at the facility nicknamed "Ritmo" by inmates, prisoners revolted and burned part of it down.
We took a trip to Dallas's new, one-of-a-kind restaurant where scantily clad men serve you more burgers and hot dogs than you can handle.
The Republic of Texas Rally is an annual bacchanal of bikers, boobs, and Skynyrd secessionists. But one month after the Waco shootout, the rally is under siege.
Amid all the right-wing hysteria over amnesty and border security, the GOP doesn't seem to have noticed that the threat they promise to eliminate isn't much of a threat anymore.
A video of officers being aggressive with some African-American teens in a Dallas suburb has ignited yet another controversy about policing and race.
The Democratic candidate criticized Republicans for trying to restrict access to the ballot. But neither party is addressing the grimmer, greater truth: Most Americans who can vote don't vote.
Searching for a better life, a wave of African immigrants have taken jobs as corrections officers in the Lone Star State.
We talked to biker expert Edward Winterhalder about his reasons for joining a gang 40 years ago and how an argument over a patch turned into a deadly shootout on Sunday in Texas.
"If these biker gangs were non-white, we'd have a national freakout," an expert on gangs and guns told us of the Waco, Texas shootout.
Nine bikers are dead and about 170 more are being detained for their participation in a brutal fight that local cops fear might lead to retaliation in the days ahead.
A false STD alarm has sparked a long-avoided debate about sex education in Crane, Texas.