Texas plans to execute a man on Tuesday convicted of murdering a store owner during a 2004 robbery despite calls from some relatives of the victim to spare the life of the inmate whom they say they have forgiven.
An undocumented immigrant from the Central American nation of Honduras was found dead in a jail cell in the US state of Texas of an "apparent suicide" last month after his wife and son were separated from him at the US-Mexico border, US authorities have confirmed.
A nation plagued by a wrenching loop of mass school shootings watched the latest horror play out in this small Southeast Texas town Friday morning, as a young man armed with a shotgun and a .38 revolver smuggled under his coat opened fire on his high school campus, killing 10 people, many of them his fellow students, and wounding 10 more, the authorities said.
The US states of Texas and Arizona on Friday announced plans to send National Guard troops to the southern border with Mexico after President Donald Trump ordered a thousands-strong deployment to combat drug trafficking and illegal immigration.
A man suspected of carrying out a series of bombings in the Texas capital Austin blew himself up Wednesday, leaving behind a recorded video “confession” that police said portrayed “challenges in his personal life.”
The US Air Force said on Monday it failed to provide information as required about a Texas shooter's criminal history to a US law enforcement database ― something that should have blocked any legal access to firearms in the United States.
US President Donald Trump says the United States was living in "dark times" as the country grieves a massacre at a church in the state of Texas that left 26 dead, but he insisted the latest gun violence tragedy cannot be blamed on firearms.
A man with an assault rifle killed at least 26 people and wounded 20 in a rural Texas church during Sunday services, adding the name of Sutherland Springs to the litany of American communities shattered by mass shootings.