Posted: 02/01/2014 - A combination of weather conditions has beached thousands of starfish along the beaches of an island located in South Texas, near the border with Mexico.
Posted: 02/01/2014 - A cruise ship is to set sail from a Houston-area port two days after returning from a cruise a day early with more than 180 ill passengers and crew aboard.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - Five oil and gas companies have pledged to give 1.5 million acres of land in five states toward conservation of lesser prairie chicken habitat.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says Texas is losing $18 million a day in federal funding by not expanding Medicaid under the federal health-care overhaul.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - Leo Click Jr., 43, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested on Wednesday in Arkansas.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - Several candidates for Texas statewide office are set to meet with veterans of foreign wars at their winter meeting in Austin.
Updated: 01/31/2014 - Federal health officials are investigating after an outbreak of illness has caused another cruise ship to ends its trip early.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - The Board of Education is mulling tighter rules on the citizen review panels that scrutinize proposed textbooks.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - In 2013 the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) recorded more than 1.6 million Texas registrants to the Glenda P. Dawson Donate Life Texas Registry, boosting the total registry to nearly five million individuals.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - BELTON, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 shooting deaths of his mother and his stepfather at their Bell County home.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - As football fans get ready to watch the Super Bowl with family and friends, the Texas Department of Transportation is urging them to plan for a sober ride while attending game-viewing events.
Posted: 01/29/2014 - Federal and state environmental officials have reached a deal on portions of the Texas clean air plan after years of contention.
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.