Posted: 07/01/2014 - The first bill drafted by Texas lawmakers in response to the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is already getting pushback from Republicans.
Posted: 07/01/2014 - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped 2 cents this week as travelers prepare for the long July Fourth holiday weekend.
Posted: 07/01/2014 - Regulations intended to combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels went into effect statewide on Tuesday.
Posted: 07/01/2014 - The reward for Freddie Alaniz, 34, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $17,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of July.
Posted: 06/30/2014 - A suspected drunken driver has been accused of causing a wrong-way traffic accident near Houston that left five people dead and two hurt.
Posted: 06/30/2014 - President Barack Obama is asking Congress for increased powers to send unaccompanied children from Central America back to their home countries from the U.S. border they tried to cross illegally, setting up a confrontation with immigration activists.
Posted: 06/30/2014 - After several dry years, Texas has finally gotten some good rainfall and along with that comes the specter of disease-carrying mosquitoes.
Posted: 06/30/2014 - Police say a man fatally shot his father-in-law in an accident while both were in a vehicle outside a Central Texas gun show.
Posted: 06/30/2014 - It is "last call" for the winning ticket from the Jan. 1 Lotto Texas drawing for a grand prize worth $12 million.
Posted: 06/28/2014 - WACO, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for her role in the 2008 stabbing death of her mother during an attempt to steal money.
Posted: 06/28/2014 - DALLAS (AP) - A judge says as many as 2,000 unaccompanied immigrant children could be transported from the Texas-Mexico border to three temporary housing facilities in Dallas County by the end of next month.
Posted: 06/28/2014 - GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Experts have raised concerns that continued removal of larger-then-normal amounts of seaweed from Galveston beaches could affect nesting of endangered turtles.
Updated: 06/30/2014 - A third person has been arrested in connection with the Wednesday murder of William Aragon, 32, of Porter.
Posted: 06/27/2014 - State regulators have given conditional approval to a drought-stricken North Texas city's plan to recycle and treat wastewater to augment dwindling drinking water supplies.
Updated: 06/27/2014 - AUSTIN – Kenneth Latham, 47, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested on Wednesday evening in Nash, Texas.
Updated: 06/27/2014 - Attorney General Greg Abbott says he sees "measurable and meaningful results" from the $1.3 million per week in added border security spending Gov. Rick Perry ordered a week ago.
Posted: 06/27/2014 - Military officials say a marine from Texas has been killed in Afghanistan.
Posted: 06/26/2014 - Chipotle Mexican Grill's founder has agreed to talk over Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples' beef with the chain's decision to import some of its grass-fed beef from Australia.
Updated: 06/26/2014 - Authorities say a floor collapsed under a large crowd of people gathered in a suburban Houston home, sending three dozen people to hospitals, most with minor injuries.
Posted: 06/26/2014 - Plentiful rainfall across much of Texas in the past week has brought improvement to every category on the U.S. Drought Monitor map.
Posted: 06/26/2014 - Two men have been indicted on murder charges in the 2013 alleged gang-related slaying of a teen whose mutilated body was found in a forest near Houston.
Posted: 06/26/2014 - The winning ticket from the January 1st drawing must be claimed by Monday (June 30).
Posted: 06/26/2014 - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for an 11-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 27 – July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.
Updated: 06/26/2014 - Federal rail regulators have cleared the proposed Dallas-to-Houston "bullet train" project for an environmental review.