Updated: 06/21/2011 - The Texas House has approved legislation meant to tamp down rising health care costs for the state's prisoners.
Updated: 06/21/2011 - Eleven of the companies and individuals sued by the families of victims in a 2008 Texas bus crash that killed 17 people on their way to a religious retreat have agreed to out-of-court settlements.
Updated: 06/21/2011 - A former South Texas school board member is facing up to 20 years in prison for taking a bribe to sway his vote on a contract.
Updated: 06/21/2011 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law a measure that will give the state's teachers more access to criminal information about their students.
Updated: 06/21/2011 - Lawyers for accused killer Milton Mathis don't dispute his shooting spree more than a dozen years ago that left two men dead and a teenage girl paralyzed.
Updated: 06/21/2011 - An East Texas physician who let a non-licensed employee prescribe medication and do minor surgery has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for health care fraud.
Updated: 06/21/2011 - Fort Worth police had answered domestic disturbance calls at a home where a man fatally shot his ex-girlfriend and her friend, then took his own life.
Updated: 06/20/2011 - Increased enrollment at Texas A&M University in Galveston has created a need for more dormitories.
Posted: 06/19/2011 - The U.S. Coast Guard says a father and son who spent two hours in the water after their boat capsized in Galveston Bay have been rescued.
Updated: 06/20/2011 - Firefighters working to contain a massive wildfire in East Texas were expecting unusually hot and windy weather Monday, a day after several blazes broke out across the state and destroyed more than three dozen homes.
Posted: 06/18/2011 - Police say three people are dead and a fourth has been injured in an apparent domestic dispute.
Posted: 06/18/2011 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is elbowing the Republicans already in the 2012 presidential race as he courts party activists who are shopping for someone to back against President Barack Obama.
Posted: 06/18/2011 - A federal judge in Texas is hearing testimony from farmers who contend that Pilgrim's Pride closed plants and ran them out of business to manipulate commodity chicken prices.
Posted: 06/18/2011 - Gov. Rick Perry has vetoed a bill that would have outlawed sending or reading text messages while driving.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - The Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man who robbed employees of Bank of America’s motor drive-through bank, located at 5150 North Shephard in Houston, Texas, earlier today. Bank surveillance video captured photos of the robber as he committed the crime.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - A wind energy company has proposed erecting up to 200 wind turbines off the Texas Gulf coast between Corpus Christi and Brownsville.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - Federal authorities have arrested 32 south Texas residents in what they describe as a wide-ranging fraud scheme that bilked insurer AFLAC out of $3 million over a decade.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - A federal judge has thrown out the results of an election last fall where Houston voters decided to get rid of red-light cameras at the city's intersections.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - Officials say a leak in a levee protecting the southwest Iowa town of Hamburg from the flooding Missouri River has been fixed.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - The elements are coming together to create dangerous fire conditions in southern and southeastern Arizona.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - A convicted sex offender has been ordered to serve three consecutive life prison terms for molesting a boy in North Texas.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - Two men killed in a shootout near Antlers with Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and Pushmataha County deputies after allegedly robbing a bank in Wright City have been identified as being from Texas.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - A head-on collision in West Texas has left a driver and three passengers dead and the other driver injured.
Posted: 06/17/2011 - Three Houston-area girls have been sued over an alleged cyberbullying video threatening a classmate.