Texas

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Shooting tragedy shows the fault lines of US gun policy

Stricter gun law is the only solution to such violence

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

1 dead, 12 hurt in explosion at Texas hospital

One construction worker is killed and a dozen others are injured after an explosion at an addition to a Texas hospital , authorities say.

November 8, 2017
November 8, 2017

‘Texas church gunman escaped mental facility’

The former US serviceman who committed the deadliest mass shooting on record in Texas escaped from a mental hospital in 2012 as he faced court-martial on domestic violence charges for which he was later convicted, a police report revealed on Tuesday.

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

Man linked to Texas shooting faced military court martial

The man authorities have identified as the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church was discharged from the Air Force for allegedly assaulting his spouse and child, according to an Air Force spokeswoman.

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

Death toll in Texas church shooting rises to 26

A gunman dressed in black tactical gear massacred at least 26 worshipers and wounded 20 others at a white-steepled church in Texas on Sunday, carrying out the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States.

September 1, 2017
September 1, 2017

Harvey death toll rises to 44

A flood-hit southeast Texas city lost its drinking water supply and police and soldiers rescued thousands still stranded on Thursday after powerful storm Harvey killed 44 people and displaced more than a million on the Gulf Coast.

August 26, 2017
August 26, 2017

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas

Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast late Friday, unleashing torrents of rain and packing powerful winds as it became the first major storm to hit the US mainland in 12 years.

July 31, 2016
July 31, 2016

One dead in Texas shooting, gunman still at large

One person is killed and four others are wounded in a shooting in Austin, Texas. Police warn that the shooter is still at large.

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Muslim doctor shot near Houston mosque on way to prayer

A Muslim man on his way to morning prayer is shot and stabbed outside a mosque in Houston, Texas.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

US election 2016: Sanders beats Clinton in Maine

Bernie Sanders has beaten Hillary Clinton in the Maine caucuses, the latest contest in the battle to be the Democratic presidential candidate.