Houston and Texas Sheriff cuts ties with ICE program over immigration detentions 2017-02-22T03:00:00.000000Z Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez has ended a controversial partnership with federal immigration authorities that trained a team of county deputies to determine the immigration status of jailed suspects and hold those selected for deportation. Demonstrations press Cruz to listen to constituents 2017-02-22T02:58:43.000000Z More than 200 people with posters, placards and bullhorns gathered outside Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's downtown office Tuesday afternoon to urge him to meet with constituents who don't agree with him, his policies or his president. Rev. James Caldwell, director and founder of Houston's Coalition of Commu... Police, Texas vet save puppy from heroin overdose, owners arrested 2017-02-21T21:15:50.000000Z Texas, meet the Chihuahua mix that was lucky enough to be saved by a Texas police officer and veterinarian after suffering from a heroin overdose. Ben Taub gets 'all clear' after SWAT search finds no evidence of shooting 2017-02-21T20:14:22.000000Z The Houston Police Department has given an "all clear" Tuesday afternoon and returned control of the hospital back to medical staff. Amarillo moves to make Bestiality illegal after repeated abuse reports 2017-02-21T20:04:29.000000Z Bestiality - people engaging in sexual activity with animals - is a problem in the Texas Panhandle, officials say. It's a big enough problem that Amarillo animal welfare workers are proposing that the city make such behavior illegal. Texas lawmakers move to stymie high-speed rail project 2017-02-21T19:48:57.000000Z Nearly a dozen state elected officials filed 18 bills aimed at stopping Texas Central's development of bullet train line from Houston to Dallas. Police seek help identifying men involved in 2016 parking lot death 2017-02-21T17:29:30.000000Z Eight months after Felipe Meza's death, police have released surveillance footage of the incident to help track down the men involved. New Trump guidelines expand deportations of immigrants here illegally 2017-02-21T17:24:56.000000Z The Department of Homeland Security released new guidelines on its immigration policy Tuesday, in essence putting any immigrant here illegally at risk of deportation in what is a major shift in government strategy. Under the new memorandums, immigration agents are instructed to deport anyone convict... President Trump's approval ratings grow in Texas 2017-02-21T17:16:26.000000Z AUSTIN -- President Donald Trump's favorability ratings in Texas have improved, according to a new University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll. Teen, 52-year tutor back together after he admits inappropriate relationship 2017-02-21T17:09:39.000000Z A 19-year-old and her former high school tutor want to continue their relationship, now that his criminal charge has been resolved.