Protests in Texas over refusal of marriage licences to homosexuals

Supporters protested in Granbury city, capital of Hood county in the US state of Texas against county clerk Katie Lang`s decision to not issue marriage licences to same-sex couples.

Watch: Huge vortex appears in Oklahoma's Lake Texoma

A hugeE intake vortex has appeared in Oklahoma’s Lake Texoma and a person named Edward Johnson managed to capture this incredible footage.

Texas executes man for 2001 mechanic murder

The state of Texas has executed a man for the 2001 murder of a 75-year-old auto mechanic, prison authorities said, the seventeenth execution in the US this year.

Tropical Storm Bill charges across Texas and weakens
Tropical Storm Bill charges across Texas and weakens

Tropical Storm Bill headed further into central Texas with heavy rains and high winds on Wednesday before losing its punch and no serious injuries were reported, relieving officials and residents just three weeks after floods killed about 30 people in the state.

US man charged in Texas Mohammed cartoon attack

A US man was charged with helping to plan an attack on an event in Texas showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed and appeared in court Tuesday.

Renowned Indian-American doctor shot dead by friend

Renowned Indian-American cardiologist Suresh Gadasalli, who performed the world's first simultaneous hybrid revascularisation, was shot dead by his friend and business associate who then committed suicide in Odesaa in the US state of Texas, police said.

Suspect dead after night of mayhem in Dallas

A man suspected of carrying out a spectacular rampage in Texas was confirmed dead Saturday, after snipers shot him at the end of a stunning attack at Dallas police headquarters.

Suspected Dallas gunman confirmed dead: Police

The man suspected of carrying out a shooting rampage and placing bombs at the Dallas police headquarters died after he was shot by snipers, authorities confirmed Saturday.

Dallas shooting not act of terrorism: Police chief
Dallas shooting not act of terrorism: Police chief

The suspected gunman who shot at police headquarters in the Texas city of Dallas does not have links to terrorism and acted alone, officials said Saturday.

No racism behind Texas cop who pulled gun at party: Lawyer

A Texas cop filmed pulling a gun at a pool party attended mainly by black teens acted out of stress rather than racism, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Policeman who pulled gun at Texas pool party resigns

A Texas police officer videotaped pulling a gun out at a teen pool party resigned Tuesday in the latest racially-charged incident involving alleged excessive force by US law enforcement.

Protest in Texas against police aggression towards black youths

Around 500 people gathered near a swimming pool in McKinney, in the US state of Texas, to protest police aggression against young Afro-Americans in the vicinity, Efe news agency reported.

US doctors perform world's first skull-scalp transplant

Texas doctors have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man who suffered a large head wound from cancer treatment, opening a new frontier in transplant surgery.

Man executed in Texas after 3 decades on death row


Houston: A 67-year-old man convicted of killing of four men more than three decades ago has been executed in Texas, making him the oldest of the 526 prisoners put to death since the American state resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982.

Texas executes inmate after 31 years on death row

After three decades on death row in Texas and seven scheduled executions that were postponed at the last minute, convicted killer Lester Bower was put to death Wednesday for a quadruple murder he always denied.

Texas welcomes sunshine after days of floods that killed 25

Sunshine and drier weather were forecast for most of flood-weary Texas after days of heavy rain, giving swollen rivers a chance to recede and relief workers and residents time for assess the damage and start a massive clean-up, officials said on Sunday.

More flooding in Texas after storms, two dozen dead

Rain caused flooding on roads in parts of Texas on Saturday, an official said, after severe weather killed at least 24 people during the week and prompted U.S. President Barack Obama to declare a disaster in the state.

US storms, floods kill 28 people, 24 of them in Texas

US authorities reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms are submerging highways and flooding homes.

Texas seeks presidential disaster declaration after storms kill 21

Texas Governor Greg Abbott sought a presidential disaster declaration on Friday after severe weather this week killed at least 21 people, caused massive flooding and prompted evacuations.

Evacuations near swollen Texas rivers, severe weather kills 21

Rivers in Texas flooded their banks on Friday after historic storms had pounded the state for more than a week, with the severe weather leaving at least 21 people dead, damaging more than 4,000 structures and prompting widespread evacuations.