Police seek gunman after deadly shooting in Texas capital

Police seek gunman after deadly shooting in Texas capital

A gunman killed a woman and seriously wounded three others in Austin early on Sunday when he shot into a crowd as people streamed out of nightclubs in the Texas capital’s downtown area, police said. The unidentified gunman opened fire at about 2:15 a.m. local time before fleeing, Austin police chief of staff Brian Manley […]

Hot air balloon catches fire, crashes in Texas

Hot air balloon catches fire, crashes in Texas

At least 16 people were feared dead after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in a pasture near the central Texas city of Lockhart on Saturday morning in one of the deadliest balloon accidents on record. The Federal Aviation Administration said the crash occurred near Lockhart, about 30 miles (50 km) south of […]

US Supreme Court strikes down Texas law restricting abortion clinics

US Supreme Court strikes down Texas law restricting abortion clinics

The Supreme Court has struck down Texas’ widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court’s biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century. The justices voted 5-3 Monday in favor of Texas clinics that protested the regulations as a thinly veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get an abortion in the […]