Posted: 07/13/2011 - The Texas Education Agency is laying off 178 employees this week as part of budget cuts ordered by the state Legislature.
Posted: 07/13/2011 - Preliminary autopsy results show that a 2-year-old South Texas boy died after swallowing gasoline.
Posted: 07/13/2011 - A $1.2 million settlement has been reached between the Roman Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi and three men who say they were sexually assaulted by a priest while altar boys in the 1970s.
Updated: 07/13/2011 - Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott has ordered a troubled Houston-area school district to close and be absorbed by the neighboring Houston Independent School District.
Posted: 07/13/2011 - Four Afghan women are in Texas training to become among the first female pilots in the Afghan Air Force.
Posted: 07/13/2011 - A Dallas hospital must pay a $50,000 fine for failing to properly treat a patient who died of a heart attack
Posted: 07/12/2011 - A West Texas town has agreed to sell much-needed water to a company that wants to build a coal-fired power plant even though environmental groups argue the arid area can't spare the resource.
Posted: 07/12/2011 - Twin brothers who for three months lived with their elderly mother's bug-infested corpse in their Houston home won't be indicted.
Posted: 07/12/2011 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has told former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf that he hopes the strained ties between the U.S. and Pakistan will improve.
Posted: 07/12/2011 - Texas Rep. Ron Paul says he will retire from Congress when his term runs out in 2012 and will focus on his campaign for president.
Posted: 07/12/2011 - A 12-year-old boy is recovering from a shark attack off the Texas Gulf coast.
Posted: 07/12/2011 - North Texas authorities suspect that heat may have played a role in the death of a 4-year-old girl found in her family's vehicle.
Posted: 07/12/2011 - Police arrested a man after an incident that led them to investigate a Downtown Austin garage Tuesday morning.
Posted: 07/12/2011 - Triple-digit temperatures in Texas are being blamed in one woman's death.
Updated: 07/12/2011 - *Update* An outing on the Brazos River in Austin County turned deadly when one member of a swimming party drowned after a swift current pushed him down a whirlpool.
Posted: 07/11/2011 - Searing temperatures and a drought rivaling Texas' worst on record are taking a toll on lake levels statewide.
Posted: 07/11/2011 - Front-office executives from the Texas Rangers and firefighters from across Texas were expected to arrive in Brownwood on Monday for the funeral of the 39-year-old man who fell to his death trying to catch a souvenir baseball tossed by his son's favorite player.
Posted: 07/11/2011 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling influential Republicans in early voting New Hampshire and Iowa, the latest indication that he's seriously considering a presidential run.
Updated: 07/11/2011 - A Texas mom expected a big baby, but nothing like this: 16 pounds, 1 ounces.
Posted: 07/10/2011 - China's biggest heavy machinery maker says it is putting the final touches on sections of the new east span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge. The project is the biggest so far for the state-run giant that is expanding in the global construction market.
Updated: 07/10/2011 - Relatives, friends and fellow firefighters are among the hundreds of mourners at a public visitation for the 39-year-old Texas Rangers fan who fell to his death trying to catch a ball thrown by his son's favorite player.
Posted: 07/10/2011 - A NASA contractor has been charged with fraud after authorities say he falsely said that parts his League City company manufactured for the International Space Station were up to quality standards.
Posted: 07/10/2011 - El Paso police say a man has been arrested on two counts of intoxication manslaughter after two teens were killed while helping a friend whose car had broken down on the side of the road.
Updated: 07/10/2011 - Six boys were hospitalized after a Boy Scout leader had a fatal heart attack while driving them home from summer camp, sending the sport utility vehicle careening off the road in Central Texas.