Posted: 01/29/2014 - Unlike other inmates in Texas' sprawling prison system, inmates who receive the ultimate punishment are automatically sent to solitary confinement. On Texas' death row, they spend 23 hours a day in their tiny cells. They can't work, watch television, have physical contact with family members who visit, or access educational or rehabilitative programs.
Posted: 01/29/2014 - Funeral services have been held for two young girls killed by their father at Fort Hood just hours before their mother returned from a deployment in Afghanistan.
Posted: 01/29/2014 - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has declined to press charges after telling Fort Worth police that he was beaten and robbed by armed suspects.
Posted: 01/29/2014 - ABILENE, Texas (AP) - The prosecution has called its first witness in the child-injury trial of a West Texas woman in the death of her 22-month-old daughter.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - A North Texas woman has been accused of using duct tape and suffocating her fiance's 2-year-old daughter as the couple broke up.
Posted: 01/28/2014 - There was confusion in the Austin area Tuesday as a trio of school leaders decided to hold class as usual, amid icy road conditions, and then had to change their minds.
Updated: 01/28/2014 - A traffic stop on Interstate 35 in Central Texas has led to more than $155,000 found in the door panels of a vehicle.
Posted: 01/28/2014 - Officials in Southeast Texas are preparing for icy conditions as a cold front was expected to bring sleet, freezing rain and possibly snow.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - A judge has struck down an ordinance the Hill Country city of New Braunfels adopted that banned disposable food and beverage containers.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging Texans to prepare for another strong cold front expected to impact parts of Texas beginning tonight and continuing through Wednesday.
Posted: 01/25/2014 - Authorities testing a substantial backlog of DNA evidence compiled by Houston police have identified potential offenders in a third of the cases where sufficient samples were provided.
Updated: 01/25/2014 - A spokeswoman for a Texas hospital says it won't say Saturday whether it plans to appeal a judge's order to take a pregnant brain-dead woman off of life support.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - A former East Texas police chief has pleaded guilty to abusing access to a crime database at the request of a drug trafficking suspect.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped by an average of 2 cents this week to $3.10 per gallon.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Leo Click Jr., 43, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture
Posted: 01/23/2014 - Dallas police say a sleeping 4-year-old girl has been shot when gunfire broke out as two men forced their way into an apartment during a robbery.
Updated: 01/23/2014 - A missing 17-year-old girl has been found dead in a Houston bayou and police say her boyfriend killed the teen because she wanted to date someone else.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - Attorneys for the husband of a pregnant, brain-dead Texas woman being kept on life support say the fetus inside of her is "distinctly abnormal."
Posted: 01/22/2014 - Houston Police say they have found the body of the 17-year old Vy Bao-Pham who disappeared on Monday from her southeast Houston apartment complex.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - There will be no Air Force One for the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin.