Three are injured and one is confirmed dead after an 18-wheeler crashed into an overpass under construction in Salado, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call “biblical marriage” — a union between a man and a woman — at an event headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.
Employees at several Austin businesses have found stickers saying “exclusively for white people” placed on their windows, sparking an investigation into their origin and condemnation from the mayor.
Texas would allow people to carry concealed handguns on college campuses under a measure given preliminary approval by the state Senate, just a day after it passed a proposal allowing open carry of guns almost anywhere in the state.
University of Houston officials are promising swift punishment, including expulsion and criminal charges, if allegations of hazing at a fraternity are supported by the outcome of a police investigation.
Top legislative conservatives clamoring for Texas to adopt a school choice voucher plan proposed a series of other education changes instead Tuesday that are less controversial but could still spark heated debates.
An investigation into a University of Texas fraternity whose portrayal of Hispanics at a party offended students has been completed and no sanctions are forthcoming, a university official said Thursday. Phi Gamma Delta did not violate any school rules during the Feb. 7 party at their house just north of campus, Dean of Students Soncia Reagins-Lilly said.
Waco, along with other parts of Texas, is expected to be hit with more freezing rain until Wednesday morning.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory lasting from midnight until noon.
Baylor alumna Julie Prater discovered unexpectedly she was pregnant with her second child in the summer of 2014. Eight weeks into her pregnancy, Prater had her first full-body seizure while tending to her screaming son. Family and friends are hosting an auction to raise money for Julie Prater, who was diagnosed with a stage four brain tumor last summer.
Defying Texas’ longstanding ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple wed in Austin immediately after being granted a marriage license on Thursday under a one-time court order because one of the women has cancer.