Posted: 09/03/2013 - Besides being one of the state’s most popular slogans, Don’t mess with Texas® also is proving to be effective as an anti-littering message. Established by the Texas Department of Transportation in 1986, Don’t mess with Texas® has helped reduce visible litter by 34 percent on TxDOT-maintained roadways between 2009 and 2013, according to TxDOT’s 2013 Texas Litter Survey.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - A former elementary school teacher has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for possessing and distributing child pornography.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - A Harris County man on Texas death row for 20 years has won a federal court appeal that allows him to pursue claims he's mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - Texas health officials say the number of people sick with whooping cough statewide is on track to reach the highest level in more than 50 years.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday, citing the state constitution's ban on gay marriage, despite a Pentagon directive to do so.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and two Texas congressmen say they will push for legislation to reclassify the Fort Hood shooting as an act of terror.
Posted: 09/03/2013 - Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson plans to resign effective Oct. 1.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - A sharp earth tremor hit a rural East Texas area, causing little reported damage but unnerving residents.
Posted: 09/01/2013 - An Austin police officer has shot and wounded a man who he says twice rammed his car into a police cruiser
Posted: 09/01/2013 - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today highlighted notable traffic and criminal laws that go into effect on Sept. 1, 2013.
Posted: 09/01/2013 - The Texas Supreme Court will not hear a case about Galveston's parking fees, allowing the city to continue with its new revenue-generating policy.
Posted: 09/01/2013 - Houston police say they suspect a hit & run driver killed a 22-year-old man who was crossing the street.
Posted: 08/31/2013 - A weekend of sausage, sauerkraut and its famous kolaches is underway in West as the Central Texas town holds its signature celebration of its Czech heritage.
Updated: 08/31/2013 - The teachings of televangelist Kenneth Copeland and his family are under scrutiny after a measles outbreak linked to their North Texas church revealed that many of their congregants had not been vaccinated for the highly contagious virus.
Updated: 08/31/2013 - Officials say Houston's top prosecutor Mike Anderson has died after battling cancer. He was 57.
Updated: 08/31/2013 - Protesters around the world are taking to the streets to express support for and against a possible U.S.-led attack on Syria.
Posted: 08/31/2013 - A divided Texas Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that would have denied 52 North Texas Episcopal church properties from a breakaway sect.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - West is set to be awash in sausage, sauerkraut and its famous kolaches this weekend as the town holds its signature celebration of its Czech heritage - the first Westfest since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion tore through the small community.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - The Austin Children's Museum is set to close for several months as it moves to a new, bigger location.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - The West Trojans have kicked off their first season of football since a local fertilizer plant exploded, killing 15 people and transformed the lives of everyone in the small Texas community.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has released personal tax returns that show the Republican gubernatorial candidate earning about $200,000 annually since 2010.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - A hitman condemned for carrying out a murder-for-hire plot that left a San Antonio woman dead has lost a federal court appeal, moving him closer to execution.