Altus police say they have arrested eight suspects they say were involved in a drugs for prostitution ring involving a 13 year old girl.
Father and daughter left stranded 145 feet in the air after ride malfunctions.
Longtime University of Texas at Brownsville President Juliet García is proposing two new ways to increase retention and completion among at-risk students: offering them Section 8 housing and tying federal financial aid to on-campus jobs.
Over the next year, at least half a dozen other Texas cities are likely to tackle the same thorny debate that's under way in Austin over how to regulate vehicle-for-hire apps like Uber and Lyft while maintaining traditional taxi services.
Officials said Tuesday a child from Odessa has been taken to a Lubbock hospital to be treated for Enterovirus.
A man faces several charges after driving a elderly man's head into a concrete curb before running from police and kicking an officer in the stomach, according to the authorities.
Jury sentences a cancer researcher to ten years in prison for poisoning colleague.
A man rams an SUV into the side of a building while trying to run from police, and it's all caught on camera.
Opponents of Minnesota proposal that would allow transgender athletes to play sports based on gender identity launch controversial ad campaign.
‘When President Obama meets today with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he has an opportunity to revitalize the partnership between the world’s oldest and largest democracies… Whether it is managing the rise of China, combating terrorism, stabilizing Afghanistan, or protecting the free movement of people and cargo on the high seas, the United States and India are natural allies in confronting some of the biggest global challenges of the early 21st century.’
A Wichita Falls woman is arrested "in the buff" after police were called to an apartment complex because of complaints of a woman sitting outside naked.
Texas’ only solar panel manufacturing plant is ramping up production. It’s part of San Antonio’s effort to become a solar energy hub – by building solar farms to help power the area and luring the companies that manufacture their parts.
A multistate effort urging churches and other places of worship to provide sanctuary for undocumented immigrants began this month. The effort could come to Texas, where some leaders say such shelter is already being provided.
San Antonio is one step closer to buying some of the most expensive water ever sold in Texas. The city's water utility says the $3.4 billion deal is right for the growing region, but critics say it is risky and premature.
A Dallas hospital has isolated a patient to be tested for the deadly Ebola virus, hospital officials confirmed Monday.
Hundreds gather at North Central Texas College to remember the four women killed in a bus crash Friday night.
State Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, says Attorney General Greg Abbott, her Republican opponent, intentionally used the power of his office to hide misspending in the troubled Texas Enterprise Fund.
At the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, researchers test steel barriers designed to guard federal embassies by crashing trucks into them. Watch video of a recent test.
October 1 is Texas Influenza Awareness Day and the traditional start to the flu season.
The annual tornado season is reaching its end and the overall tornado touchdowns is well below normal for this time of year.
Texas has long prided itself on providing public access to its beaches. But public beach advocates say a recent Texas Supreme Court decision — which is supported by the front-runner in the race to be the state's next land commissioner — and a growing property rights movement could endanger that guarantee.
The Ector County Independent School district and the Lubbock Independent School District are investigating a fight that broke out after Friday night’s football game, both school districts said.
The West Texas Weather Modification Association, along with the National Center for Atmospheric Research, is gathering data regarding the physical makeup of clouds over West Texas.
A 4-year-old boy from Plainview was taken by Aerocare to a Lubbock hospital after he was hit by a on Sunday car.
The DWI case of Republican Jack Stick, the top lawyer for the state’s sprawling health care agency, is scheduled for a pretrial hearing next week after two years of delay. But it has received little attention from politicians or the media, spurring accusations of inconsistency in Gov. Rick Perry's administration.
When lawmakers are not working on all of the things you hear about — budgets, education, immigration and so on — they are often refereeing fights between businesses. And some of next year's battles are already shaping up.
Texas will need to make big cuts in carbon emissions over the next 15 years under a mandate from the federal government. State lawmakers will meet Monday to discuss what that will mean for the economy and Texans' electric bills.
Smitty James Lyons, 44, was arrested for promotion of prostitution last week amid allegations that he prostituted his 8-month-pregnant girlfriend.
Gov. Rick Perry should not be excused from all hearings leading up to his felony trial, the special prosecutor in the criminal case said in a motion filed Wednesday.
The Travis County district attorney's office investigation into whether state Sen. Ken Paxton, the Republican nominee for Texas attorney general, committed a crime when he violated the Texas Securities Act will not proceed until after the Nov. 4 election.
Authorities say teens are overdosing on legal synthetic drug being sold at many gas stations.
Wet Weather triggers feral hog invasion in Houston suburbs.
Staff rallies around restaurant's new owner and donate time to help keep the doors open.
Liberian immigrants living in Minnesota are feeling the impact of the Ebola epidemic in their home country.
She is determined to play football in high school and encourages other girls to give it a try.
The Bill Clayton Detention Center closed in 2009 and now almost 5 years later, the City of Littlefield has taken steps towards filling the empty complex with Violent Sexual Offenders.
Emergency crews were called to the 2900 block of East Baylor late Tuesday afternoon, after a vehicle backed over a 1-year-old child in the driveway. Hospital officials confirmed Tuesday night that the little girl did not make it.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is considering a plan to build the Lower Bois d'Arc Creek Reservoir in Fannin County — a reservoir that could be one of the last to be built in the state in the coming decades. Northeast Texas residents have raised concerns, and regulators will consider whether to refer any of those concerns to an administrative law judge.
They're proposing a .25-percent increase.
A woman who has just moved to Texas from California says she is being denied a legal Texas driver's license.
He won homecoming King and it's making international headlines.
Several conservative writers had made a connection between the death of comedian Joan Rivers and Texas' regulation of abortion clinics before Gov. Rick Perry's comment on the matter Sunday.
Despite ban, tourists are still flying drones over Yellowstone National Park and it's landing some of them in serious trouble.
Rising waters force residents of Carlsbad, New Mexico to flee.
Pistol-packing Texas pastor busts "habitual thief" stealing from his home.
Houston, Texas residents say recently installed statue belongs in a strip club, not on the street.
Colorado authorities say huge meth ring was being run out of Denver taco truck.
Most incumbents and front-runners have something in common: They're cautious in the vicinity of the public. But some of them aren't like that. In recent public appearances, Ted Cruz and Rick Perry zipped right past the usual political warning signs, while others, like Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick, took it easy.
In their efforts to regulate the wells that hold Texas' oilfield waste, state officials have found a surprising ally in the federal Environmental Protection Agency, long a political punching bag in Texas.