He was upset about how the health care bill was handled

Texas congressman walks away from conservative block

The dress code bars pass travelers from wearing spandex or lycra pants such as leggings

Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight

""Perfect" conditions may have helped a group of fishermen in East Texas catch a gargantuan gar last weekend, and video of the monster fish looks larger than life."

Video: Backhoe hauls up 'giant' alligator gar that may break East Texas record

Kite Festival at Hermann Park
The 19-foot-tall monument sits outside the office of a disgraced attorney who is headed for federal prison

Campaign on to save disgraced lawyer's Abe Lincoln monumet

Texas epidemic of inappropriate teacher-student relationships continues.

Lockhart teacher Sarah Fowlkes arrested for alleged improper relationship with student

This state rep changed the name he picked out for his son because Texas document software doesn't allow accent marks.

José, Müller, Peña, Gonçalves: Texas bill would OK diacritical marks on documents

he home was originally built in 1935 and served stints as an orphanage and even a daycare.

2309 Wichita, one of Houston's favorite quirky homes nears end of its renovation

It's unclear why this 18-year-old made up an abduction story and tried to look the part.

Denison woman admits making up story about abduction, gang rape

North Carolina - and possibly Texas - could be out of the college championship business for a few years

Eyes of Texas are on North Carolina as NCAA delivers threat

“Those two players are in the game right now,” said Toni Stoeckl, who oversees the Aloft, Element, AC and Moxy chains as global brand leader for lifestyle brands at Marriott

Alexa, Siri battle it out in Marriott hotel rooms

Yep, if you're a collector, you can find just about anything

Sellers are filling the market for unopened, 40-year-old soda

The owner of these stolen puppies is hopeful that news coverage will help bring them back. One has been found.

Two teens charged in theft of six newborn Husky puppies, one dog recovered

"I'm not interested in cooking the books just to avoid a vote on the rainy day fund," said House Speaker Joe Straus

What to watch: Texas isn't alone in rainy day fund fight