Posted: 01/08/2009 - Texas oil and gas producers paid about $78 million less last year -- compared to 2007 -- under the state's new business tax.
Updated: 01/07/2009 - The Texas Department of Transportation has performed a speed study on FM 1940 and submitted the results to The Texas Transportation Commission for approval.
Posted: 01/06/2009 - A Dallas police officer has been shot and killed while he and other gang-unit officers were attempting to serve a warrant.
Updated: 01/05/2009 - The heir-apparent in the Texas House speaker's race -- Rep. Joe Straus of San Antonio -- is laying out his vision for a new era of bipartisan leadership in the Texas House.
Updated: 01/04/2009 - Four Republican House members say House Speaker Tom Craddick, the first Republican speaker in modern times, is dropping his bid for a fourth term.
Posted: 01/03/2009 - Authorities say two people died when a small single-engine plane crashed as it prepared to land at a southwest Denton County airport Saturday.
Updated: 01/03/2009 - Both Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick and his new rival claimed Saturday that they were winning the race to lead the Texas House of Representatives.
Updated: 01/02/2009 - It's showdown time in Austin, where renegade Republicans are plotting the overthrow of long-serving House Speaker Tom Craddick, one of the most powerful leaders in state government.
Updated: 01/01/2009 - Police and firefighters' unions said they would take a three percent pay cut to help cash-strapped Galveston as it recovers from the devastation brought by Hurricane Ike.
Updated: 01/01/2009 - Many new faces – and some old ones – were officially sworn into office Thursday in Washington County. One of those included Bill Parham, who is taking over as the new district attorney for both Washington and Burleson counties.
Updated: 01/01/2009 - The Washington County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Thursday to lift a burn ban.
Updated: 12/30/2008 - Police said one person has been killed and three wounded after two men in ski masks opened fire in a store in far North Dallas.
Updated: 12/26/2008 - A 41-year-old Texas handyman was stabbed to death during a Christmas Day argument.
Posted: 12/26/2008 - Some state funded-agencies have as much as $1 billion in uncollected fees, fines and penalties for fiscal years 2006 and 2007.
Updated: 12/26/2008 - While families were waking up to open gifts Christmas morning, a Bryan mom says she woke up to find her 13-year-old daughter missing.
Updated: 12/26/2008 - The devastation of recent hurricanes coupled with the struggling economy are delivering a double blow to some Texas religious centers.
Posted: 12/24/2008 - A former Utah state trooper suspected in several Dallas-area roadway shootings has died.
Posted: 12/24/2008 - The past year has been a busy one for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TWPD). So much so that it has put together a top 10 list of the most eventful Parks and Wildlife stories of 2008.
Posted: 12/24/2008 - Authorities in Texas and Utah say a former Utah state trooper suspected in a series of rush-hour shootings near Dallas had an addiction to painkillers, and he was wanted in connection with a recent robbery.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - Three people were injured when a car crashed into an outdoor furniture shop near a gas station in Copperas Cove Saturday afternoon.
Updated: 12/21/2008 - A once prominent music store in the Twin Cities is now cleared out of merchandise -- after months of financial turmoil.
Updated: 12/17/2008 - Meridian High School Principal Kelly Parker, who spent the night in the Bosque County Jail after he was arrested Tuesday on an improper relationship between educator and student charge, was released Wednesday after posting $25,000 bond.
Posted: 12/17/2008 - Less than a month before the Legislature convenes for a five-month session, Gov. Rick Perry warned state lawmakers Wednesday to hold the line on government spending and resist any temptations to raise taxes.