Associated Press | KERA News

Associated Press

Waco Police Department / Facebook

A grand jury on Tuesday returned indictments for engaging in organized criminal activity against 106 of the 177 bikers arrested following the deadly shootout outside a Waco restaurant in May, the McLennan County district attorney said.

Ashley Park / KUT News

Both sides have rested in the trial of a driver blamed for an alcohol-related crash during last year's South By Southwest festival that claimed four lives.

Bob Daemmrich / Texas Tribune

A panel of top House Republicans has endorsed Texas GOP Rep. Kevin Brady to chair the influential Ways and Means committee.

Eva Hershaw / Texas Tribune

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he will begin denying some state dollars to "sanctuary cities" that don't fully cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities.

Christopher Boswell / Shutterstock.com

An ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston failed to win approval from voters on Tuesday.

TxDOT Austin / Twitter/@TxDOTAustin

The death toll now stands at six in Texas as more bodies were recovered on Saturday after another band of strong storms and heavy rain spawned three tornadoes and dangerous flooding in the waterlogged state.

Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon / KUT

Forecasters say flooded parts of Texas can't handle another soaking after getting upward of 16 inches of rain in a matter of hours but that more storms might be on the way.

Joshua Roberts / Reuters

Ahmed Mohamed has been reunited with his infamous clock.

Texas Department of Transportation / Twitter/@TxDOTAustin

The rain kept falling and falling across Texas -- some parts of the state saw more than 20 inches in recent days. Here are five things you should know about the deluge:

Hood County Sheriff's Office

A 68-year-old man accused of veering his car into a motorcycle, injuring both of its riders, was arrested Monday on aggravated assault charges.

UT Athletics

The University of Texas says its longhorn steer mascot has died after recently being diagnosed with cancer.

A screenshot from a video posted on YouTube shows the referee just before he was hit.
Greg Gibson / YouTube

A Texas high school assistant football coach has denied ordering two players to hit a referee and says he only resigned under threat of being fired.

Delaywaves / Wikipedia

Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory.

Childress Police Department / Facebook

Gov. Greg Abbott is voicing his support for a Texas police department displaying "In God We Trust" on its patrol vehicles.

UT Athletics

The University of Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.

Doualy Xaykaothao / KERA News

The NCAA is banning the SMU men's basketball team from postseason play, saying the university has committed academic fraud and unethical conduct.

Ken Durden / Shutterstock

The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable sports franchise in the world at a worth of $4 billion, according to Forbes magazine.

Shutterstock

Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered all flags in Texas to be flown at half-staff to remember victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Sean Davis / Flickr.com

More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry's trade and lobbying group. 

Rodger Mallison / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

An initial autopsy report has found that a black college football player killed by a police officer had used a synthetic psychedelic drug and marijuana prior to the deadly confrontation at an Arlington car dealership.

Doualy Xaykaothao / KERA News

The regulatory agency overseeing Texas' oil and gas industry says a series of small earthquakes in North Texas likely wasn't caused by drilling operations by an Exxon Mobil subsidiary.

Blue Bell / Instagram

Blue Bell ice cream is back in parts of Texas. Blue Bell Creameries has resumed selling its products in select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has pleaded not guilty to charges of defrauding investors before he became the state's top lawyer.

YvonneCraig.com / Wikipedia

Yvonne Craig, who grew up in Dallas and played the sexy, crime-fighting Batgirl in the 1960s TV hit "Batman," has died. She was 78.

Aidan Wakely-Mulroney / Flickr

A professor and associate dean at the Harvard Business School has been selected as the new president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Waco Police Department / Facebook

Autopsy reports for nine people killed in a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco have been released.

Screenshot/Classic Buick GMC surveillance video

A funeral will be held this weekend for a college football player who was fatally shot by an Arlington police officer answering a burglary call at a car dealership.

Arlington Police Department / Twitter/@ArlingtonPD

The Arlington police chief has fired an officer who fatally shot an unarmed college football player.

Brian Snyder / Reuters

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has stopped paying his presidential campaign staff amid slow fundraising that has left his 2016 bid cash-starved after barely two months.

Elroy Johnson IV / Instagram/@ejohnsoniv

The FBI says it will not join the investigation of an Arlington police officer's shooting of an unarmed teenage burglary suspect by police gunfire.

Pages