Posted: 05/22/2013 - Schools could train teachers to exchange fire with potential attackers under a plan advancing in the Texas Capitol.
Updated: 05/22/2013 - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have risen 2 cents as travelers prepare for the long Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Updated: 05/22/2013 - The Boy Scouts of America will convene a two-day meeting of 1,400 local leaders to consider changing its long-standing ban on allowing openly gay boys to don the Boy Scouts uniform.
Posted: 05/22/2013 - Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says he is taking House leaders at their word, and that delicate pieces of a complicated Texas budget deal will be passed.
Updated: 05/24/2013 - Concealed handgun license holders in Texas would be allowed to carry a revolver or semi-automatic pistol, regardless of what they trained with on the shooting range under a bill advancing in the Texas Legislature.
Posted: 05/22/2013 - A much-watched bill designed to give the public more information on schools, taxes, government spending and debt held by state entities has gone down on a House technicality.
Updated: 05/22/2013 - A bill that would allow the state to drug screen unemployment applicants has passed the Texas House.
Updated: 09/10/2013 - The head of a federal safety board says federal agents and the state fire marshal are blocking the board from investigating a deadly Central Texas fertilizer plant blast.
Posted: 05/22/2013 - A Republican lawmaker has resurrected a radioactive waste bill that would allow a West Texas site to store more hazardous materials.
Posted: 05/21/2013 - Dirk Regter hails from Holland, but he hasn't seen much of home in the past few years.
Updated: 05/21/2013 - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe.
Updated: 05/21/2013 - More severe weather is in the forecast for parts of the central United States already reeling from powerful tornadoes this week.
Updated: 09/10/2013 - Disaster help may be available for losses not covered by insurance in a Central Texas town recovering from a fertilizer plant explosion.
Posted: 05/21/2013 - The Texas House is considering a proposal that would create special districts operated by turnaround experts to improve struggling schools.
Posted: 05/21/2013 - The House has approved requiring any decision by a future Texas governor to expand Medicaid first be approved by the Legislature.
Posted: 05/21/2013 - An online registry of convicted sex offenders in Texas would no longer include employer information under a bill inching closer to Gov. Rick Perry's desk.
Posted: 05/21/2013 - A bill that would have dramatically changed the rules for a radioactive waste dump died in the Legislature because of a parliamentary error.
Posted: 05/21/2013 - A proposal to crack down on the slaughter of sharks for their fins has stalled in the last stages of the Texas Legislature.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - A classroom curriculum system used by hundreds of Texas school districts will stop offering lesson plans after some conservative groups claimed it was promoting anti-American values.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - Willie L. Sullivan, 57, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in Dallas.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - A suspect in a Central Texas double slaying has died after apparently hanging himself in his jail cell.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - Two women playing video games at a North Texas convenience store and a worker have been burned after a suspect set one of those customers on fire.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border.