Updated: 5:37 PM Authorities say investigators have completed their scene investigation but not ruled out criminal activity as the cause of a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant that killed at least 14 people and flattened part of a tiny Texas town.
Posted: 2:29 PM Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding yesterday’s storms in North Texas:
Updated: 1:26 PM The twister that ripped through the town of Granbury on Wednesday night killed at least six people and injured dozens of others. Here are the worst tornadoes ever to hit Texas, based on number of deaths and injuries.
Updated: 1:22 PM Retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 3 cents this week to reach an average $3.41 per gallon.
Updated: 12:18 PM Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left a note claiming responsibility for the April 13 attack on the Boston Marathon, reports CBS News senior correspondent John Miller.
Posted: 10:25 AM The College Station High School culinary team recently earned four first-place awards en route to winning the overall Culinary Arts Career Conference at the Palmer Events Center in Austin.
Posted: 8:08 AM An ex-municipal worker in South Texas has been sentenced to more than three years in prison over $68,000 in personal charges put on city credit cards.
Posted: 6:33 AM Criminal suspects suffering from mental illness could stay in jail until they are competent to stand trial under a proposal in the Texas Legislature.
Updated: 6:28 AM The House has soundly defeated a proposed referendum that would have let voters decide whether to limit statewide elected officials to two consecutive terms.
Posted: 6:23 AM A prison inmate has been indicted on a charge that he tried to hire someone to kill a North Texas federal judge.
Updated: 9:36 AM Gov. Rick Perry is holding a special ceremony to sign into law a proposal attempting to limit future wrongful convictions as the legislative session enters its final, frantic days.
Updated: 11:55 AM The winning numbers have been drawn for the $360 million Powerball jackpot.
Posted: 8:37 PM Fifteen people were injured, 10 of them hospitalized, when an escalator packed with people at San Antonio's convention center malfunctioned and jerked to a stop.
Updated: 8:29 PM A first responder who helped evacuate people ahead of a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant has pleaded not guilty to a charge he possessed bomb-making materials.